Call for Proposals

October 19, 2021 by CrimSL Communications

The CRIMSL Research Cluster for The Study of Racism and Inequality Related to Black, Indigenous and People of Colour calls for proposals for up to $5,000 to support new research or work underway that is concerned with how systemic racism, colonialism, gendered and sexual violence, exclusion, and other forms of structural inequality shape our work.  The proposal is open to University of Toronto graduate students in Criminology and Sociolegal Studies working on an M.A. or Ph.D. All research award recipients will be expected to present their findings the following year in the Research Cluster’s planned monthly Works-in-Progress workshop.

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2021. 

Notification of Award by February 1, 2022.

The overall proposal should be a maximum of 5-pages and should cover the following two sections:

  1. General Applicant Information (no more than one page):
  • Full legal name; UofT e-mail address and other contact details; current status in your program.  
  • Supervisor information: Identify the faculty member, and their department/academic institution, who will supervise your research.
  • Description of any academic, institutional, or community-based collaborators who will collaborate on a substantial portion of the proposed project, and a brief discussion of the role they will play
  • Project Duration (funding may be awarded for a period of up to six-months, between March 1 and August 31, 2022)
  • Other funding applications: List other programs to which you have applied for funding, and whether it was received or if the application is still pending
  1. Project Information (4 pages): 
  • Project Abstract (1/2 page maximum)
  • Title of Project and Project Proposal (2 pages maximum)
  • Diversity Statement and explanation of how the project is related to the operating principles of the Cluster (1/2 page maximum)
  • Detailed Budget for the Research (up to CDN $5,000) (1 page)

Please submit your proposal to Zora Anaya at  no later than December 15, 2021 at 5:00pm ET.