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The Call for Proposals for the 2014-15 AIGA DEC Design Faculty Research Grant is now open!

October 25, 2014 / Post by AIGA DEC / Diagram by Keith Owens

As of midnight, October 24, 2014, the call for proposals (CFP) for the 2014-15 AIGA DEC Faculty Research Grants was officially opened. The deadline for submissions for this CFP is midnight, EST, December 31, 2014.

Each proposal submitted for the AIGA Design Faculty Research Grant MUST be prepared according to the instructions articulated in The Proposal Guidelines and Proposal Submission Instructions (these are contained in ONE .pdf document). These may be downloaded from 2014-15_AIGA DEC Design Research Grant Application Instructions

The AIGA Design Faculty Research Grant is an initiative facilitated by the AIGA Design Educators Community Steering Committee and by the AIGA National Design Center.

This initiative awards two (2) two-year grants to support research formulated, conducted and shared by a North American-based, college/university-level design faculty member or team of faculty members that contributes to the base of knowledge that informs the AIGA Design Educators Community and that aligns with its mission.

A $7,500 award will be granted to help support the continuation or advancement of an ongoing design research project, and a separate $2,500 award will be granted to help initiate a new design research project. Each of these grants is designed to support activity that transpires over a two-year timespan. All eligible proposals submitted each year during the timespan designated for their receipt will be reviewed by peer evaluators selected by the Design Educators Community Steering Committee. This peer evaluation process will culminate in the award of each grant.

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