The Social Science Research Council is offering Social Data Research Fellowships to support projects that advance scholarly research on the role of social media in elections and democracy, with an emphasis on the 2020 US elections, and expand best practices and methods for accessing and analyzing relevant data that can inform our understanding of the impact of social media on democracy. Applications that investigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it intersects with the core themes are particularly encouraged, such as vote-by-mail debates or COVID-19 disinformation campaigns related to the election. Amount is up to $50,000, with application deadline of June 16, 2020.
The Pfizer Global Medical Grants program invites organizations to submit proposals for research to increase knowledge of COVID-19 epidemiology, infection, pathophysiology, and potential prevention measures. Application reviews and approvals done on a rolling basis; application window closes June 17. Approximate range of awards is $50,000 - $250,000.
The Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award will be awarded to an applicant who excels in adaptability criteria (ability to adapt and evolve to changing conditions) and has implemented a specific adaptation, pivot, or new program that addresses the impacts of COVID-19. The prize amount is $50,000; application deadline is June 21, 2020.