The FinTech Center is offering competitive grants to encourage research and academic writing in the field of Blockchain and related topics.
The Center funds research in a wide variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, law, policy, sociology, arts and humanities, accounting, computing, economics, environment, science, engineering, health, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, and supply chain.
The FinTech Center has identified the following research areas for 2024. We have compiled a few preliminary resources for you to explore in determining your specific topic.
1) Scalability and Privacy in Blockchain Networks
2) Value and Monetization in Blockchain Networks
3) Cryptocurrencies and Sustainability
4) Policy, Regulations and Contracts
Applicants must first submit a letter of intent (LOI) or abstract for review to The National FinTech Center. The FinTech Center will select LOIs and abstracts based on the suitability of the topic and the scope and methodology of the writing. The submission process is on an ongoing basis. Awardees are expected to present their research findings at the HBCU Blockchain and FinTech Conference.
Periodically, The Center announces call for participation in specific research projects.