CRDA Participant Recruitment Grant

The CRDA provides funding to support faculty survey research. Specifically, the CRDA will provide funding for Qualtrics participant recruitment services.  The Qualtrics participant pool includes over 100,000 participants.  This allows researchers to target specific demographic groups.  Money ($3,500) is available to recruit up to 300 participants assuming the survey duration is approximately 15 minutes or less. The CRDA will fund up to 5 survey research projects per semester.


To apply for the grant, faculty members should complete the application document and return via email to  Requests for the Participant Recruitment Grant should be supported by the applicant's department chair, director, or associate dean.  Applications may be submitted at any time. Award decisions will be made by October 1st (Fall semester) and March 1st (Spring semester).  Strong applications should include a clear purpose and rational, quality research questions, and should support future proposals for external funding.

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