NCIS Conference Support Grant

National Coalition of Independent Scholars

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Grant amount: US $250

Next anticipated deadline: Oct 1, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Apr 1, 2020

Applicant type: Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Conference

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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The National Coalition of Independent Scholars is pleased to offer the NCIS Conference Support Grant to help finance our members' participation in professional conferences. The grant will be $250, and will be awarded twice a year.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible applicants for NCIS membership:
    • Scholars who are not affiliated with an institution of higher learning in a tenure track position
    • Contingent faculty or part-time faculty
  • Grant eligibility:
    • Approval to participate in an upcoming conference in one of the following capacities:
      • To present a paper
      • To chair a session
      • To appear on a discussion panel or roundtable
      • To comment on a session.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. To apply for the grant, you must have current NCIS membership, continuous membership for the two years prior to application and at least one year after the completion of the proposed project.


  • Grants are awarded for upcoming conferences and are not available for previous conference participation.