Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

Opportunities

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CHRHS Visiting Scholars Program

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies Visiting Scholars Program brings leading academics and practitioners to the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs to engage with our community, conduct research, and provide mentorship and teaching to both undergraduate and graduate students. Visiting Scholars can be academics on sabbatical, human rights or humanitarian practitioners working with local or international NGOs or UN agencies, or individuals working in relevant government agencies. We welcome both emerging and established scholars and practitioners whose research and practice are aligned with the Center’s priorities. The Deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year has passed. The next call will likely go out in January 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year. CHRHS Visiting Scholars Program Description


Research Seed Grant Program

The CHRHS Research Seed Grant Program is designed to stimulate original humanitarian and human rights focused research. Awarded seed grants help fund innovation-driven approaches to increasing the effectiveness and accountability of disaster preparedness, humanitarian response, and post-emergency reconstruction as well as furthering a deeper understanding of global human rights. The Deadline for the 2021-2022 seed grant cycle has passed. The next call will likely go out in September 2022. Application Overview >


Training Seed Grant Program

The CHRHS Training Seed Grant Program is designed to stimulate the development of human rights and humanitarian training initiatives. Awarded training grants help fund the planning and implementation of new, workshops, seminars, simulation-based learning, or conferences either within existing institutions or as a kick-starter for independent initiatives. The Deadline for the 2021-2022 seed grant cycle has passed. The next call will likely go out in September 2022. Application Overview >