Applications Due: November 14, 2023
Through a generous endowment provided by Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) at the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University is able to offer grant awards each year to Texas A&M Faculty doing policy-relevant research on various aspects of international affairs.
Deadline: The application deadline is November 14, 2023, 11:59 p.m. Awards will be announced in January 2024.
Awards: The program awards grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, and must be spent in accordance with appropriate Bush School and TAMU regulations.
Award Period: January 2024 – July 2025
Eligibility: All tenured, non-tenured, and tenure-track Bush School of Government and Public Service and other Texas A&M Faculty. Post Docs are not eligible.
Review: Applications will be reviewed by a panel of senior faculty members from the Bush School, the Bush Library, and other colleges/schools and recommend funding to the Director of the Scowcroft Institute.
Selection Criteria: Funding preference will be given to projects that will produce publishable research on an international affairs topic in an academic or policy journal or book, and based on the research topic’s merit, and its potential contribution to scholarship.
Publications Receiving Support Must Acknowledge: “The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.”
Reporting Requirements: Upon completion of the project, grantees are required to submit a brief report on their research to the Scowcroft Institute and a copy of any publications resulting from their research. The publications will be placed in the George Bush Presidential Library.
How to Apply: Complete the Grant Application Google Form
- Project Description (2 pages max)
- Detailed Budget: Faculty salary support is not allowed
- Curriculum Vita: (5 pages max)
The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) is a research institute housed in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. The institute is named in honor of LTG (r) Brent Scowcroft, whose long and distinguished career in public service included serving as National Security Advisor for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. The Institute’s core mission is to foster and disseminate policy-oriented research on international affairs by supporting faculty and student research, hosting international speakers and major scholarly conferences, and providing grants to outside researchers to use the holdings of the Bush Library.
PROGRAM CONTACT: Questions concerning the Faculty Research Grant Program should be directed to: