Research Funding Opportunities
PMI research grants support new academic research with the intent to advance knowledge in project, program and portfolio management. Awards of up to US$50,000 are granted to selected recipients.
Sponsored Research Program
The annual call for proposals begins 1 February 2020, with a deadline for submissions on 25 April 2020.
Apply for Sponsored Research Funding
Proposed research must have direct application to some aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice.
The 2021 Request for Proposals is currently open through 25 April 2020.
Discover PMI Sponsored Research
Final deliverables of PMI funded research include practitioner summaries, white papers, publications in Project Management Journal ®, and presentations at PMI congresses and allied conferences, among others.
Thesis Research Program
The annual funding cycle begins on 1 April, with a deadline for submissions on 15 May.
The PMI Thesis Research Grant Program supports doctoral and master’s thesis research in project, program and portfolio management. Applications are accepted from part-time and full-time doctoral and master’s students at accredited colleges and universities.
The Request for Proposals is currently closed. The 2021 Request for Proposals will open on 1 April 2020.