Grantee Profile

George Washington University, Office of Sponsored Research

Grants to George Washington University, Office of Sponsored Research

  • $750,000

    2016 (Duration 2 years)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Nuclear Security Working Group (NSWG) at the George Washington University (GW) is a high level group of senior national security experts who encourage consensus about nuclear security issues. NSWG implements a comprehensive outreach and capacity-building strategy to improve discourse on American nuclear security. In addition, NSWG establishes a fellowship program for nuclear professionals to work inside the Congress, embedding two expert individuals annually over 24 months in the offices of the Democratic and Republican co-chairs of the House Nuclear Security Working Group (HNSWG). Intended outcomes include an expanded membership for the HNSWG, and more engagement on nuclear issues from members of the House.

  • $380,000

    2015 (Duration 3 years, 1 month)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) of George Washington University's (GW) Elliott School of International Affairs supports independent, policy-relevant studies of the state, society, media, and culture in Russia at a time when Russian scholars are coming under increasing pressure and have fewer opportunities to develop and publish their ideas. IERES is launching a Russian-language journal to provide a new online platform for informed and rigorous debate on contemporary Russia, organize discussions and events for Russian experts to develop their research agendas, and facilitate international intellectual exchanges. Intended outcomes include enriched debate on Russia's current policy alternatives and further familiarization of Russian analysts with the best international practices of free policy discussion.

  • $630,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To monitor implementation of the Voluntary Code of Conduct for the Ethical International Recruitment of Foreign-Educated Nurses to the United States, and to explore the extension of ethical recruitment codes to allied health professionals, physicians, and teachers (over two years).

  • $200,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To implement a Voluntary Code of Practice for the recruitment of foreign trained nurses to the United States (over two years).

  • $61,045

    1999 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For "The Market for Force: Exploring the Privatization of Security."

  • $44,894

    1998 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For "The Power and Pathologies of International Organizations."

  • $20,000

    1990 (Inactive Grant)


    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support computer purchase and software design consultancy for the Intergovernmental Health Policy Project.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded George Washington University, Office of Sponsored Research $2,085,939 between 1978 and 2017.

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