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Wenner-Gren Engaged Research Grant

Opportunity NameEngaged Research Grant
AgencyWenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Indirect CostsIneligible
Application due to FSc RO at for full review07-18-2024
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review07-25-2024
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review07-30-2024, by 10:00AM
Application due at agency 08-01-2024 (For projects beginning no earlier than April 1, 2025)
  • To support research partnerships that empower those who have historically been the subjects of anthropological research, rather than researchers themselves.
  • To bring together scholars and their interlocutors in an effort to expand anthropological knowledge, combat inequality, and help communities flourish.
  • To support projects that will make a significant contribution to anthropological conversations through collaboration and engagement.

  • Applicants with PhDs in anthropology and related fields.
  • Students enrolled in a doctoral program (or equivalent, if applying from outside the U.S.) at the time of application.
  • There is no preference for any methodology or subfield.
  • Individuals of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

For post-doctoral applications, please contact Kim McIntyre, post-doctoral services coordinator, at

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at