Funding Opportunities

CIES Fulbright Scholar Funding Opportunities
CIES Fulbright Scholar Program funding opportunities that are now open. UC San Diego was named a top producing institution in 2018, listed in the top ten (the only other UC was UC Irvine) by the Chronicle of Higher Education. While there are programs and calls open in all regions of the world and in a variety of disciplines, many seem tailor-made for UC San Diego researchers (Fulbright Scholar Border Program, Cross-Strait Studies Research Program, Cyber Security programs, Artic Scholar Program in Iceland, Visual Arts programs, Environmental and Earth Sciences programs, the list goes on and on).
Carnegie African Diaspora Program (CADFP)
The CADFP offers short-term fellowships to African-born academics residing in the United States and Canada. Selected Fellows collaborate with African universities on projects of 14-90 days in the areas of curriculum co-development, graduate student teaching/mentoring and research. Projects are completed in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Scholars who meet all eligibility requirements can sign up to be on the roster of qualified academics. Scholar applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To learn more, please visit our program website (www.iie.org/africandiaspora) and/or contact program staff at africandiaspora@iie.org.
Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP)
Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) Similar to the CADFP, the GDFP is a short-term faculty exchange program for Greek-born academics residing in the United States and Canada. Fellows have the opportunity to engage with Greek universities for one project visit of 14-60 days. Activities for this program are curriculum co-development, graduate student teaching/mentoring and research. Applications from program hosts are currently being accepted. We are always accepting scholar applications to our roster of qualified academics. To learn more, please visit our program website (www.iie.org/greekdiaspora) and/or contact program staff at greekdiaspora@iie.org.
University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) Support for UC Student and Postdoctoral Activities
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) offers a monthly competition for support of University of California graduate student and postdoctoral researcher activities in all disciplines as related to academic exchange, research training, and scholarly development in areas of interest to UC MEXUS. These areas include Mexico-related studies in all academic fields from the sciences to the arts, Latino Studies, and critical issues of common concern to the United States and Mexico. Proposals may be for small, short-term, non-dissertation projects of one week to six months that will advance the applicants' research training or academic understanding of their fields. Students seeking support for dissertation research should consider the UC MEXUS Dissertation Research competition. The funding is intended for student and postdoctoral support only; requests to supplement faculty or other researchers’ activities will not be considered, along with requests for additional support of previously funded projects.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Research Assistantships at the Kennan Institute
The Kennan Institute offers paid research assistant positions for undergraduate, graduate, and prospective graduate students who are U.S. citizens. Each research assistant works with a scholar in residence at the Institute over a period of three to nine months. Applicants should have a good command of the Russian language and ability to conduct independent research. This position offers a flexible schedule of 15 hours per week and a metro subsidy for conducting off-site research. The Kennan Institute, in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson Center, bridges the gap between the world of ideas and the world of public affairs by bringing scholars and governmental specialists together to discuss political, social, and economic issues affecting Russia and other successor states to the Soviet Union, seeking always to place these issues within their historical context.

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Resource for International Research Collaborations