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Seed Grants

The UW-Madison School of Education (SOE) Grand Challenges invites interdisciplinary, innovative, and impactful proposals that address critical issues in education, health, and the arts. Seed Grants are intended to enable teams to grow an audacious idea, which may take the form of a pilot or stand-alone project. The scale of these projects can be local, state, national, or international. Grand Challenges will award up to nine Seed Grants of $75,000 each.

Art


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Review Criteria

For proposals in production, performance, research, and practice of the arts.

The Review Panel for Seed Grants in the Arts is comprised of members from UW-Madison and the broader community with expertise in Art, Dance, Theatre & Drama, and Interdisciplinary Arts Collaborations.

Health


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Review Criteria

For proposals that address critical issues in health-related disciplines.

The Review Panel for Seed Grants in Health is comprised of members from UW-Madison and the broader community with expertise in Kinesiology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Medicine.

Education


Request for Full Proposals

Request for Pre-Proposals

Review Criteria

For proposals that address critical issues in education.

The Review Panel for Seed Grants in Education is comprised of members from UW-Madison and the broader community with expertise in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Educational Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education, and Community-Based Education.