COVID-19 Policy Research in Rural Pennsylvania
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania will award grants to conduct policy research on the impacts of COVID-19 in rural Pennsylvania. Special emphasis is given to projects focused on economy, education, vaccines, testing, treatment, and prevention as they relate to COVID-19 and rural Pennsylvania communities. Projects should provide short-term and/or long-term legislative or executive policy recommendations based on primary data generated from the research.
Authorized research areas include:
- Rural people and communities
- Economic development
- Local government finance and administration
- Community services
- Natural resources and environment
- Educational outreach
- Rural values and social change
- Health and welfare concerns
Eligible applicants are qualified faculty members of Pennsylvania State University, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities, and the regional campuses of the University of Pittsburgh. Partnerships with other academic institutions, community organizations, and public and private agencies are encouraged.
Up to $60,000 for a 6 month project period
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