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Research Grants

The Center for the Study of Federalism (CSF) awards research grants totaling up to $15,000 each for original research and/or writing that advances thinking about federalism as a principle of American government, law, or politics.


The Center for the Study of Federalism (CSF), a respected academic organization, seeks to make up to three awards in the amount of $2,500 each for middle-school and high-school unit plans that advance the teaching and understanding of federalism as a principle and process of U. S. politics and government.

Distinguished Scholar Award

The award is given to living, recognized scholars, including retired scholars, whose publications continue to make significant and major contributions to our understanding and appreciation of the history, theory, and/or practice of federalism in single or multiple countries and/or transnational arrangements, such as the European Union.