University of Redlands

Ken and Lynn Hall Policy Network Scholarly Seed Grant - 2021-2022

The Ken and Lynn Hall Network for Innovation in Public Policy was established  in 2016 to support the scholarship and teaching of social issues with policy relevance. Activities of the Network include supporting scholarship, internships, innovative teaching,  speakers and original research. 

The Hall Network is excited to offer the Ken and Lynn Hall Policy Network Scholarly Seed Grant. Proposals will be due April 1, 2021 and funding of projects is to be awarded in for the 2021-2022 academic year . Scholarly Seed Grants can award up to $5,000 for projects related to social issues of policy relevance by faculty and students. 

The Hall Network seeks:

1.       Projects that would develop a scholarly project in the form of research or curriculum development associated with a broad definition of policy relevance.
2.       Projects from across all areas of campus that have a very broad definition of policy relevance, including engagement between campus and community.
3.       Projects that would have policy impact, either for communities, policy makers, or scholars; student participation in projects is encouraged. 
4.       Projects that have potential for expansion of the capabilities of the University of Redlands (curriculum or research) and that increase the visibility of the Hall Network and University.

Applications are sought for projects with a total budget not to exceed $5,000.

Applicants should complete the online application below, along with up to a three-page description of the the proposed project. The letter should describe the goals of the project, how it relates to the Ken and Lynn Hall Network for Innovation in Public Policy objectives (outlined in points 1–4 above), the target audience and beneficiaries, the budget and duration, and plans for evaluation and dissemination of findings.. 

Applicants are encouraged to ask questions related to their applications by contacting Andrew Wall at 

Applications are due April 1, 2021. Hall Network resubmissions will also be considered for grants. All application submissions will be reviewed by the Hall Network Advisory Committee, with decisions shared with applicants by June 2021.