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

Applications closed on 25 April 2021.

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Proposed research must have direct application to some aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice.

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Published 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.  

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Thesis Research Program

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.

Applications opened on 25 March 2021 and closed 31 May 2021.


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Contact the PMI Academic Research team at [email protected]