CSS Funding Opportunities

The Center for Science and Society supports four grant-giving programs: 

Seed Grants

Seed grants are awarded to innovative interdisciplinary projects involving the study of science and society that require modest amounts of seed money to initiate collaborative research, workshops, and other activities.

Applications for the 2022 Seed Grants are due January 15, 2022. 

Course Development Grants

This grant supports the development of new cross-disciplinary and co-taught classes that bridge fields in the humanities, arts, and/or social sciences with fields from the natural sciences. 

Applications for the 2020/21 Co-teaching grants are open via rolling submission. 

Center & Institute Initiative to Enhance Remote Learning and Teaching

With a challenging academic year ahead, these grants support proposals that cultivate student engagement and enhance the online learning experience for Columbia students and instructors. 

Applications for the Remote Learning and Teaching grants are now closed.

Public Outreach Grants

This program supports efforts to help boost public understanding, education, and response to societal concerns surrounding science, technology, or medicine. 

Applications for the 2021 Public Outreach Grants are now closed.