Grant Opportunities for International Research

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers research fellowships and research awards for PIs to work on a research project with a host and collaborative partner in Germany.

Award Amount: varies

Source: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Disciplines:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Education

Deadline: January 1, 2014 - Deadlines vary depending on Research Fellowship. See above url for more information. (CLOSED)

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The Academy welcomes emerging as well as established scholars, writers, and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester or, in some cases, for an entire academic year.

Award Amount: $50000

Source: American Academy in Berlin

Disciplines:

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

Deadline: September 1, 2014 - Starting in mid-June 2014, applicants may download a General Application or apply online. (CLOSED)

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The traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Award Amount: varies

Source: Council for International Exchange of Scholars

Disciplines:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Education

Deadline: August 1, 2014 - 2015-2016 competition and online application portal opens Feb. 1, 2014 (CLOSED)

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The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Applicants are eligible to apply as individuals or in teams. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

Award Amount: $10500

Source: Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Disciplines:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Education

Deadline: January 13, 2014 - Online application system. (CLOSED)

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This program funds fellowships through institutions of higher education (IHEs) to faculty members who propose to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies to improve their skill in languages and their knowledge of the culture of the people of these countries. Funds support: travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research, a maintenance stipend for the fellow related to his or her academic year salary, and an allowance for research-related expenses overseas such as books and photocopying, tuition, affiliation fees, local travel, and other incidental expenses. This program provides grants to institutions of higher education to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and language skills by conducting research abroad for periods of 3 to 12 months. Proposals focusing on Western Europe are not eligible.

Award Amount: varies

Source: U.S. Department of Education - International Education Program Services

Disciplines:

  • Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Education

Deadline: December 2, 2013 - See program website to determine if program is cancelled in 2013 (CLOSED)

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