Full announcment is here: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=244656792221777
Due date is 9/13/11 by 2 am Central Time.
Proposals should be emailed to email@example.com in PDF format.
Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. At the heart of this mission is the belief that an increasingly social world can have a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives – changing the way we share, discover, and learn.
Facebook’s Digital Citizenship Research Grants is a new effort to support world-class research that improves understanding of the challenges and opportunities associated with how kids are growing up in a world of media and technology.
As part of this initiative, Facebook will invest $200,000 to support research that highlights trends associated with Digital Citizenship, broadly, with an initial focus on bullying prevention. This research grant is open to academic and nonprofit institutions.
The following are areas of particular interest as well as general selection criteria.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A FACEBOOK DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP RESEARCH GRANT
To apply for a Facebook Digital Citizenship Research Grant, applicants should use the following guidelines for proposal submission:
Eligibility: Full or part-time faculty members from universities worldwide and nonprofit organization employees may submit proposals describing the research they wish to pursue.
Deadlines: Research proposals are due by Monday, September 12, 2011 at midnight PT. We will notify final awardees by Monday, October 31, 2011.
Submission: Proposals must be submitted in PDF format via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview (maximum one page)
Proposal (maximum two pages)
Budget (maximum one page)
Decision Criteria: Our goal is to identify and support research that will advance understanding of issues related to raising kids in the digital age. To identify research award recipients, we will consult with our external Safety Advisory Board – made up of experts and advocates in the safety arena. General selection criteria includes:
See note for more info: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=244656792221777