Application Process

Follow the instructions below to apply for a Carnegie Bosch Research Award.
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All applications must be submitted by April 15, 2015. Recipients will be informed by June 30, 2015.

STEP 1: Complete the online application located on the CBI Grant Application page.

STEP 2: Complete the proposal template and merge into one PDF document with current CV and statement of relevant experience and/or recommendation letter from head of department. Email one PDF document to

Applicants are asked to submit research projects which focus in one of the following ways:

  1. Innovation and entrepreneurship, including: methods relevant for fostering new business in international companies and global markets, and leveraging internal/external networks for innovation; and
  2. Research that contributes to the development of tangible tools an international enterprise and global managers/leaders can utilize in their daily practice in order to improve their business.

Research proposals should address applied implications for international management. Our definition of international management includes the following key elements: management of multinational companies, operating in the context of international markets across a wide range of cultural, political and economic settings - i.e. what makes international management international includes scale, uncertainty, and complexity of managing a business across the world, and extending operations into diverse cultures.

When writing your proposal, please remember to use layman’s language and avoid acronyms and terms that require specific knowledge pertinent to your field.  

At the completion of your project, Carnegie Bosch Institute Grant recipients must provide a report and documentation that describes your project’s outcome. Grant recipients should be prepared publish their project and its outcome on the CBI website and to discuss it at a CBI conference.


All faculty employed at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in any of the teaching, research or tenure track positions are eligible to apply. Other CMU faculty appointments may apply as co-applicant. Ph.D. and Master's students may apply as co-applicants if an eligible faculty advisor agrees to serve as the principal applicant.

Applicants may also leverage relationships outside of Carnegie Mellon as co-authors (including faculty from other Universities, consortium partners and corporations).