Resources

Federal/US-Institution Sponsored Funding

  • US Department of Education

    • Title VI Higher Education
      • Funding opportunities exist through American Overseas Research Centers, Business and  International Education, Centers for International Business Education, and Foreign  Language and Area Studies Fellowships
    • Title VII Higher Education
      • Funding opportunities exist through the U.S.-Brazil Higher Education Consortia Program, E.U.-U.S. Atlantis Program, Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education, and U.S.-Russia Program
    • Fulbright-Hays Training Grants and Seminars Abroad
    • Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPE)
      • Opportunities focus on international postsecondary education and global opportunities for educational faculty and student collaboration.

 

 

  • Fulbright

    • Fulbright opportunities are available for both  faculty and students and include the:                     
      • Core Fulbright Program
      • Fulbright Specialist Program
      • Fulbright NEXUS Regional Scholar Program
      • Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program
      • Fulbright International Education Administrators Program
      • Fulbright Germany Studies Seminar
    • USF's Fulbright Resources on Campus

 

 

  • National Institutes of Health

    • Collaborative Hubs for International Research on Mental Health (U19)
      • NIH grant applications for cooperative agreements to establish regional research hubs to increase the evidence base for mental health interventions in World Bank designated low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). Each regional hub is to conduct research and provide capacity-building opportunities in one of six  geographical regions (i.e.,East Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and the  Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; South Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa). As a group, awardee hubs will constitute a collaborative network for mental health research in LMICs with capabilities for answering research questions (within and across regions) aimed at improving mental health outcomes for men, women, and children.

 

  • Fogarty International Center

    • The Fogarty International Center advances the "mission of the NIH by supporting and facilitating global health research conducted by U.S. and international investigators, building partnerships between health research institutions in the US and abroad, and training..."

 

 

  • National Security Education Program (NSEP)

    • Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
      • These programs offer undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to study abroad and learn languages in regions critical to U.S. interests. These are often used as stepping-stones to future U.S. civil  service positions.

 

  • U.S. Department of State

    • The U.S. Department of State sponsors competitive students and faculty fellowships and student scholarships  focused on U.S. policy and interests abroad.
    • Critical Language Scholarship Program
      • "Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen  undergraduate, Master 's and Ph.D. students."
    • Franklin Fellows
      • Franklin Fellows "work on global issues of vital importance to the United States, such as the environment; counterterrorism; human rights; consular matters; international development assistance; HIV/AIDS and other trans-national diseases; trade, energy and financial policy; and many others."
    • Jefferson Science Fellowship Program
      • Fellows "serve for one year at the U.S. Department of State of USAID as science and technology advisors on foreign  policy issues." It is open to scientists and engineers who are tenured faculty from US institutions of higher learning.

 

  • USAID

    • USAID programs focus on: agriculture and food security; democracy, human rights and governance; economic growth and trade; education; environmental and global climate change; frontiers development; gender equality and women's empowerment; global health; science, technology and innovation; water and sanitation; and working in crises and conflict.

 

  • Higher Education for Development (HED)

    • "HED's innovative, higher education-based partnerships target development challenges worldwide. Each partnership links a higher education institution in the United States with another institution in a host country." Ultimate funding comes from USAID.