Office of International Education

International Funding Opportunities

International funding opportunities are compiled by the Office of International Education, and include research as well as international capacity building and technical assistance opportunities of interest to UGA faculty. In some cases, investigators will be required to partner with colleagues from institutions abroad to access funding. For more information, please contact partner@uga.edu or visit the OIE website.

International Funding Opportunities

International funding opportunities are compiled by the Office of International Education, and include research as well as international capacity building and technical assistance opportunities of interest to UGA faculty. In some cases, investigators will be required to partner with colleagues from institutions abroad to access funding. For more information, please contact partner@uga.edu or visit the OIE website.

Program NameSponsorGeographic FocusFunding TypeResearch TagsDeadlineDetails
Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition ActivityUS Agency for International DevelopmentBangladeshGrantEnvironmental & Life Sciences; Clinical Science; Social Sciences; Nutrition; Rural population; DietMarch 21, 2017USAID/Bangladesh intends to award a five year assistance activity under the U.S. Government Feed the Future (FTF) Initiative, through a competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), not to exceed $24.5 million, subject to the availability of funding. The Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity will improve nutrition outcomes for children under five, pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls in the south west region of Bangladesh. This will be achieved through increased consumption of nutritious, diverse and safe diets by rural households, increased social and economic empowerment of women and girls, and improved access to and adoption of improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

The Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity selection and design process follows a different pathway than the traditional USAID assistance procurement process. Applicants will submit an eight page concept note to express their interest. USAID/Bangladesh will then select the top ranked applicants to make oral presentations in Dhaka on their concept notes. Based on the oral presentations, a final candidate (or candidates) will then jointly develop the final activity description and detailed budget with USAID/Bangladesh. This process may result in one or more awards, or no award. USAID/Bangladesh contemplates substantial involvement in this assistance instrument. Solicitation Link
LACSI Graduate Field Research Award CompetitionUniversity of Georgia Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) Spanish or Portuguese-speaking Latin American and Caribbean regionGrantInternational Research; Field Research; UGA graduate studentMarch 24, 2017The University of Georgia Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) is pleased to announce its 2017 Graduate Field Research Award Competition. Travel awards are granted to highly qualified graduate students from any discipline interested in conducting preliminary graduate field research in the Spanish or Portuguese-speaking Latin American and Caribbean region, excluding Puerto Rico, during summer 2017. Awards may be used for international airfare and in-country travel, as well as associated country entry/exit fees, travel insurance, visas, etc. All masters or doctoral students with an interest in carrying out graduate research in Latin America are encouraged to apply. The deadline for submission of all application elements is 5:00 PM Friday, March 24, 2017. Award recipients will be notified during the week of April 3-7, 2017. Solicitation Link
Hamro SammanUS Agency for International DevelopmentNepalGrantSocial Sciences; Human rights; slaveryMarch 24, 2017Ending modern slavery is one of the U.S. Government’s top priorities. USAID/Nepal has been supporting the Government of Nepal (GON) to reduce instances of trafficking-in-persons (TIP) since 2001, and will continue to build on the gains achieved over the past years with additional programming through 2021, pending funds availability. In the current program started in 2010, USAID/Nepal employs its anti-trafficking mandate through a comprehensive effort that protects rights of survivors, supports service provision to survivors, raises vulnerable populations’ awareness of TIP and safe migration, strengthens protection-related policies for government and local organizations, and builds prosecutorial and law enforcement capacity to address TIP. Though this next project, Hamro Samman (Nepali for “Our Respect”), USAID/Nepal will strengthen the sustainability of these efforts and expand anti-TIP partnerships to include the private sector. Solitication Link
India Partnerships Program (IPP)US Agency for International Development
USAID/India
India CooperativeEnvironmental Sciences; Life Sciences; Medical; International Opportunities; Medical-Basic Science; Medical-Clinical Science; Social ScienceMarch 30, 2017Resource Partners for creative or innovative solutions to meet development challenges in the areas of health, food security, clean energy, forestry, gender equality, affordable healthcare, maternal & child health
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DRL Evaluation Innovation Fund: Democratizing Learning and Evaluation Building evaluation skills and documenting local M&E solutionsDepartment of StateGlobalGrantDemocracy; Human Rights; Labor; Social SciencesApril 3, 2017The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that focus on improving evaluation skills and/or documenting evaluative evidence related to the improvement of democracy, human rights and labor programs overseas. Funding is contingent upon front office approval. Solicitation Link
Harnessing Emerging Political Leadership for an Accountable GuatemalaAgency of International DevelopmentGuatemalaCooperativePolitical Science; Civil Affairs; Citizenship; LeadershipApril 3, 2017The purpose of this project is to build an equitable and representative cadre of future political leaders with the capacity to address some of the most pressing challenges facing Guatemala. The project builds on a historic window of opportunity, characterized by an awakening of youth with a thirst for political change and interest in active citizen engagement. This awakening grew during the widespread protests of the Government of Guatemala (GOG) and allegations of rampant corruption, which led to a peaceful political transition in 2015. The project will provide opportunities for youth engagement in civic and political processes, as well as support for building the capacity and leadership skills of the next generation so that they are prepared to serve as Guatemalan leaders.Solicitation Link
Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program Third RoundUGA: The Office of Research and the Office of International Education (OIE) GlobalGrantDevelopment; Sustainable Research; International Research; Technical Assistance; International Affairs; Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Law; Political ScienceApril 4, 2017The Office of Research and the Office of International Education (OIE) have made available a limited number of preparatory grants to facilitate the development of sustainable international research and technical assistance activities. The GRCG program is open to all UGA faculty and administrative staff pursuing externally funded international research and technical assistance initiatives. To be eligible, proposals must identify and commit to pursue specific sources of external funding as a result of the activities enabled by the GRCG grant. Grants ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 will be awarded to support preliminary international research, partnership development, and preparation of proposals in pursuit of specific sources of external funding. Solicitation Link
U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues in the Seas of Southeast AsiaDepartment of StateThailandGrantEcosystem; Marine Biology; Environmental Sciences; BiodiversityApril 7, 2017U.S. Embassy Bangkok announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a conference that examines current marine environmental issues in the seas of Southeast Asia that are of interest to the United States, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and its partners. Proposals should encourage think tanks and academia to engage in a comprehensive conversation examining and analyzing international issues related to environmental challenges in the seas of Southeast Asia. This conference will be part of a series of thematic U.S.-ASEAN conferences for think tank specialists, strategic thinkers, and academics. Conference presenters and participants should be encouraged to discuss the current environmental state, examine any challenges, and make recommendations for policy makers in ASEAN and the wider multi-lateral architecture in the Asia-Pacific region. Solicitation Link
Inclusive Education for Learners with DisabilitiesUSAIDMacedoniaGrantEducation; Disabilities; Learners with Disabilities; Public Education; Inclusive EducationApril 9, 2017"Focusing on Inclusive Education presents USAID with an opportunity to lead on Sustainable Development Goal Four’s promise of Education for All. Furthermore, this focused approach will allow the Disability Funding Program to support more robust and longer-term projects and foster greater learning in the area of Inclusive Education that may benefit Agency programming overall. This funding intends to support a program that is focused on getting children and youth with disabilities into formal, public education settings at the primary and secondary grade levels, helping them to stay in school, and supporting their learning with an emphasis on achieving better learning outcomes. The funding will prioritize a program aimed at including students with a diverse array of disabilities (intellectual, psycho-social, developmental, sensorial, physical) in the mainstream education system. The funding may also consider supporting a program that targets better learning outcomes for specific cohorts of students in public or private educational settings and/or a specific aspect of learning such as early grade reading. Solicitation Link
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El Salvador USAID-San Salvador -- Regional Coastal Biodiversity ProjectUS Agency for International DevelopmentEl Salvador, Central America, MexicoGrantEcosystem; Biodiversity; Life Sciences; Environmental Sciences;April 10, 2017USAID/Central America and Mexico Regional Program, managed by USAID/El Salvador, continues its support to protecting the region’s biodiversity, responding to the challenge of climate change, and promoting economic growth through its new, five-year “Regional Coastal Biodiversity Project” (the Project). The Project’s purpose is to address threats to and conserve biodiversity in targeted coastal-marine areas and associated upland ecosystems throughout Central America, to decrease degradation of forest and mangrove landscapes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase resilience to climate change, and to enhance climate-smart economic opportunities and sustainable use of natural resources. The Project will measurably improve management and conservation of biodiverse landscapes (including seascapes) and natural resources by addressing identified threats, build a stronger scientific foundation and evidence-based methodologies for better management of coastal-marine areas and associated upstream ecosystems, and increase the capacity of Central American institutions, communities, and businesses to continue incorporating this evidence into future planning and decision-making. Solitiation Link
FY 2017 Creative Arts ExchangeDepartment of StateGlobalGrant"Environmental & Life Sciences;
International Opportunities;
Arts; Social Sciences; Creative Arts"
April 10, 2017Cultural diplomacy, an essential facet of America’s foreign policy, enhances cross-cultural understanding and opens new avenues of dialogue and collaboration between individuals and nations. In support of U.S. Department of State foreign policy objectives, Creative Arts Exchange initiatives are arts-based, international people-topeople exchange programs. They create partnerships through artistic collaboration and professional development that enrich both the international participants and the Americans with whom they meet. Programs are implemented in close coordination with U.S. embassies and consulates abroad. Creative Arts Exchange (CAE) initiatives are arts-based people-to-people exchanges that support and further U.S. Department of State foreign policy objectives. Applicants may submit only one proposal under this competition. If multiple proposals are received from the same applicant, all submissions will be declared ineligible and receive no further consideration in the review process. Solicitation Link
Promoting Womens Leadership and Gender Inclusive Policies in the Middle East and North AfricaDepartment of StateMiddle East and North AfricaGrantLeadership; Women; Empowerment; Women's Rights; Policy; Social SciencesApril 18, 2017The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to promote womens leadership in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). NEA/AC seeks projects that will enable existing and rising women leaders in the MENA region to: Increase their knowledge of qualitative and quantitative analysis on pathways and obstacles to increasing womens rights and leadership that are conducted across the MENA region; apply acquired knowledge to increase womens leadership in policymaking and promote gender-inclusive policies; and engage with civil society actors and government representatives throughout the region to increase awareness of the significance of womens leadership in policy-making. Solicitation Link
Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC)National Science FoundationGlobalGrantInternational Research; International CollaborationApril 19, 2017The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program develops long-term partnerships among industry, academe, and government. The Centers are catalyzed by an investment from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and are primarily supported by industry Center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in the development and evolution of the Center. Each Center is established to conduct research that is of interest to both the industry members and the Center faculty. An IUCRC contributes to the nation's research infrastructure base and enhances the intellectual capacity of the engineering and science workforce through the integration of research and education. As appropriate, an IUCRC uses international collaborations to advance these goals within the global context. Solicitation Link
Deborah J. Norden FundArchitectural League of New YorkGlobalGrantArts & Humanities; Social Sciences; International Opportunities; ArchitectureApril 23, 2017The Deborah J. Norden Fund, a program of The Architectural League of New York, was established in 1995 in memory of architect and arts administrator Deborah Norden. The Fund has supported a fascinating array of projects, from a study of the Cambodian modernist Vann Molyvann, to the social impact of new architecture and planning interventions in Medellin, Colombia, to the insertion of built form into fragile ecosystems in Australia, to the stereotomy of complex surfaces in French Baroque architecture. The Deborah J. Norden Fund awards up to $5,000 annually in travel grants to students and recent graduates in the fields of architecture, architectural history, and urban studies. Solicitation Link
FY 2017 Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES)Department of StateGlobalCooperativeCultural Affairs; International ExchangeApril 24, 2017The Office of Alumni Affairs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for the administration of the FY 2017 Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES). The seminars will focus on thematic topics that support U.S. foreign policy priorities and foster a sense of shared identity, networking, and dialogue among participating alumni. The seminars will be three to four days in duration for 20 - 100 participants each, and can take place in any of the U.S. Department of State's six designated geographical regions: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, East Asia and Pacific, Near East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere. Solicitation Link
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)National Science FoundationGlobalGrantScience; Engineering; International CollaborationApril 24, 2017The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community. International partnerships are essential to addressing critical science and engineering problems. In the global context, U.S. researchers and educators must be able to operate effectively in teams with partners from different national environments and cultural backgrounds. PIRE promotes excellence in science and engineering through international collaboration and facilitates development of a diverse, globally-engaged, U.S. science and engineering workforce. This PIRE competition will be open to all areas of science and engineering research which are supported by the NSF. Solicitation Link
NOFO - Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Southeast Asia 2-24-2017Department of StateSouthest AsiaGrantBiodiversity; Wildlife; Environmental SciencesApril 25, 2017INL/EA seeks to fund projects that build Southeast Asia's criminal judicial capacity to deter, investigate and prosecute wildlife crime. The solicitation scope may also include money-laundering, corruption, illegal logging and other crime areas that aid wildlife trafficking networks. The project proposals should identify gaps, determine strategies to address those gaps, and if applicable, build upon existing and previous efforts in countries. INL will also consider promising and innovative pilot projects. Projects may encompass training, technical assistance and equipment for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and policymakers and may target regulatory and legislative responses, specific aspects of the patrol, investigation or prosecution process, and specific geographic regions, species and industries. When possible, proposed projects should be detailed in their approach, implementation plan, partners and geographic regions.Solicitation Link
Indo-U.S. Vaccine Action Program (VAP) Small Research Grant Program (R03) -- AIDSNational Institues of HealthSouth Asia and GlobalGrantMedical Science; Infectious Diseases; VaccineMay 7, 2017The goal of the Vaccine Action Program (VAP) is to support collaborative vaccine-related research projects that ultimately reduce the burden of infectious diseases of importance in India, the U.S., the South Asian region and globally. Applications are encouraged from organizations/institutions that propose to conduct vaccine-related research through U.S.-Indo collaborations on a variety of infectious diseases, including immunologic characterization.Solicitation Link
Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern MyanmarDepartment of StateBurmaCooperativeDevelopment; Sustainable Research; International Research; Technical Assistance; International Affairs; Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Law; Political ScienceMay 8, 2017The United States Agency for International Development in Burma (USAID/Burma) is seeking applications from qualified organizations to implement the Advancing Community Empowerment in Southeastern Myanmar activity. USAID/Burma anticipates awarding one five year cooperative agreement to provide technical assistance to empower vulnerable communities by mitigating their vulnerabilities, encouraging robust community participation in decision making, and strengthening mechanisms for more accountable local governance. Subject to the availability of funds, an award will be made to the responsible applicant whose application best meets the objectives of this funding opportunity and the merit review criteria contained herein. While one award is anticipated as a result of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO), USAID reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted. Soliciation Link
The Private Investment for Enhanced Resilience (PIER) projectDepartment of StateGlobalGrantInvestment; Private Sector; Developing Countries; ResilienceMay 10, 2017The PIER project aims to increase private sector investment in resilience in developing countries by focusing on (1) the actions needed at the national- and subnational-levels in developing countries to attract resilient investment and (2) the information, market conditions and investment tools/mechanisms needed by the private sector to increase investment in resilience in developing countries. Solicitation Link
Promoting Strategic Trade Controls and Nonproliferation in the Asia Pacific RegionDepartment of StateAsia PacificGrantTrade Control; Licensing; Government; Law StudiesMay 12, 2017The grantee will promote strategic trade controls and nonproliferation efforts in the Asia Pacific region through a series of workshops and meetings. All events should be conducted under the auspices of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP), the nongovernmental track of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). CSCAP Study Group meetings, especially those regarding nonproliferation and disarmament and maritime cooperation, are ideal vehicles to promote open and candid dialogue on significant regional security issues. Solicitation Link
Promoting Rights and Accountability through Responsible Business ConductUSAIDGlobalBroad Agency Announcement BusinessMay 26, 2017The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites organizations and companies to participate with USAID to create more strategic, focused and results-oriented approaches to generate solutions to rights abuses and corrupt practices in global commerce, and form partnerships to target risks and prevent violations. Successful concepts will also apply scientific and research-motivated approaches to support related development outcomes. See also FedBizOpps (FBO) for this announcement. Solicitation link
Community Engagement Grants - Annual Program StatementDepartment of StateMacedoniaCooperativeEntrepreneurship and Innovation; Countering Violent Extremism; and Cultural Diversity; Empowering Underserved CommunitiesJuly 14, 2017The U.S. Embassy Skopje Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program for projects that increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Macedonia and promote the bilateral relationship. Topic areas eligible for funding include entrepreneurship and innovation; countering violent extremism; and cultural diversity and empowering underserved communities. Solicitation Link
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)Office of International Science & EngineeringGlobalGrantInternational Research; International Collaboration; Science; EngineeringAugust 15, 2017The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The IRES program supports active research participation by students enrolled as undergraduates or graduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. IRES projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the IRES program. Solicitation Link
USAID/Eastern and Southern Caribbean Science, Technology, Innovations, and PartnershipsUSAIDDominican RepublicOtherDevelopment; Sustainable Research; International Research; Technical Assistance; Epidemiology; International Affairs; Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Law; Political ScienceSeptember 30, 2017This Broad Mission Announcement (BMA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions that support USAID Development Objectives that implement projects to: (1) reduce youth involvement in crime and violence; (2) reduce risks and adapt to the impacts of global climate change; and (3) achieve epidemic control of HIV/AIDS throughout the region, which are outlined in the USAID/ESC Regional Development Cooperation Strategy 2015-2019 (RDCS). Solicitation Link
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)Office of International Science & EngineeringGlobalGrantLife Sciences; Geosciences; Computer and information Science and Engineering; Engineering; Materials ResearchOctober 23, 2017The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. NSF especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, veterans, and undergraduate seniors to apply. Solicitation Link
Catalyzing Private InvestmentUSAIDGlobal; LMICCooperative AgreementFinance; Investment; International AffairsNovember 23, 2017Seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions to catalyze private investment in developing countries. Solicitation Link
Global Innovation FundUSAIDGlobalGrantSocial Innovation; Social Impact; Human Development; Engineering; Solution Open and accepting applications on a rolling basis.GIF invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through grants and risk capital, it supports solutions with strong potential for social impact at a large scale. GIF is interested in hearing how innovations can make it easier, faster, less costly or otherwise more feasible to tackle an important development challenges. Solicitation Link
ERC Consolidator GrantEuropean Research CouncilEuropean Research CouncilGrantScience; EngineeringRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDDesigned to support researchers at the stage at which they are consolidating their own independent research team or program. Strengthens independent and excellent new individual research teams that have been recently created. Solicitation Link
Fogarty Global Injury and Trauma Research Training Program National Institutes of HealthLow- and Middle-Income CountriesGrantPublic Health; Biomedical Sciences; MedicineRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDApplicants should design a training plan to fill specific gaps in human injury and trauma research expertise at the applicant or collaborating LMIC institutions. Applicants are also strongly encouraged to include women, individuals with disabilities, and LMIC ethnic minorities as trainees and faculty. Solicitation Link.
Andrew W. Mellon Mediterranean Regional Research FellowshipAndrew W. Mellon FoundationItaly; Jordan; Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia; Egypt; Turkey; Greece; Cyprus; Palestine; IsraelFellowshipLinguistics; Literature; History; Jurisprudence; Philosophy; Archaeology; Comparative Religion; Ethics; ArtsRecurring - Next Call for Proposals September 2016Supports Mediterranean-focused research in the humanities and related social sciences in countries bordering the Mediterranean. Preference will be given to projects which propose research in a humanities or related social science discipline, as defined by NEH Guidelines. Solicitation Link.
US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP)Eurasia FoundationRussia; United StatesResearch; Partnership SupportAny Academic FieldRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDInvites accredited higher education institutions from Russia and the United States to submit joint proposals for new bilateral partnerships to the Winter 2016 Linkage funding competition. Accepts proposals jointly developed by at least one US and one Russian partner institution, with the goal of launching mutually-beneficial partnership projects that promise strong and sustained cooperation between institutions beyond the funding period. Solicitation Link.
Higher Education Partnership Program (HEPP)USAIDEgyptGrantEducation; International Relations;Recurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDAims to contribute to the development of the long-term institutional capacity of Egyptian universities and technical colleges to generate the human capital needed to sustain Egypt’s economic growth and competitiveness. Aids in the development, formation, and management of Egyptian and U.S. university partnerships, as well as advise government offices on higher education policy reforms and institutional capacity development that support the partnership activities. Solicitation link currently unavailable.
Max Planck Research AwardAlexander von Humboldt Foundation/Max Planck SocietyGermanyGrantNatural Sciences; Life Sciences; Engineering; Social Sciences; HumanitiesRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDExcellent scientists and scholars of all nationalities who are expected to continue producing outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration – not least with the assistance of this award – are eligible to be nominated for the Max Planck Research Award. On an annually-alternating basis, the call for nominations addresses areas within the natural and engineering sciences, the life sciences, and the social sciences and humanities. Solicitation Link.
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER)USAIDGlobalResearchBiology; Agriculture; Ecology; Climatology; Democracy; Governance; Recurring - Next Call for Proposals October 2016Invites scientists in developing countries to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to USAID. UGA researchers have served as U.S. PEER partners in the past, enabling international collaborative research projects. Solicitation link..
ERC Starting GrantEuropean Research CouncilEU Member StatesGrantScience; EngineeringRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDAim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe. Targets promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. Supports the creation of excellent new research teams. Solicitation Link
Anneliese Maier Research AwardAlexander von Humboldt FoundationGermanyGrantHumanities; Social SciencesRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDNominations for the research award can be made for researchers from abroad from the fields of the humanities and social sciences whose scientific achievements have been internationally recognised in their research area and from whose research collaboration with specialist colleagues in Germany a sustainable contribution is expected towards the further internationalisation of the humanities and social sciences in Germany. Solicitation Link.
ACC Fellowship GrantAsian Cultural Council26 countries; see detailsFellowshipArchaeology; Film/Video; Architecture; Literature; Art History; Arts Administration; Museum Studies; Arts Criticism ; Music; Conservation; Photography; Crafts; Theater; Curation; Visual Art; DanceRecurring - Next Call for Proposals September 2016Supports an artist, an arts or humanities professional, a scholar, or a graduate/post-graduate student in a related field within Asia or the United States. Proposed projects must take place outside of the home country, also in either the United States or Asia. Please note that our fellowship grants are process-oriented, not product-oriented, and are intended for exploration, not exhibition. Solicitation Link.
Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD)National Science Foundation/Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationGlobalGrantBiology; Genetics; Botany; GenomicsRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDSupports innovative basic scientific research designed to address key constraints to smallholder agriculture in the developing world. Proposals must make a clear and well-defined connection between the outcomes of the proposed basic research and its direct relevance and potential application to agriculture in the developing world. International research collaboration is strongly encouraged, particularly with investigators from developing or developed countries, and especially where there is a common research focus or system. Solicitation Link.
Borlaug Cocoa FellowshipU.S. Department of AgricultureLatin America; Caribbean; West Africa; AsiaFellowshipAgronomy; Nutrition; Food Safety; Sanitation; Natural Resource Management; Agricultural Biotechnology; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural PolicyRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDProvides fellows with skills and knowledge to help their countries become more competitive in producing and exporting cocoa and cocoa products. Fellows work one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. research institution for up to 12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Solicitation Link.
Borlaug Global Research Alliance FellowshipU.S. Department of Agriculture16 focuses; see detailsFellowshipAgronomy; Climatology; Nutrition; Food Safety; Sanitation; Natural Resource Management; Agricultural Biotechnology; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural PolicyRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDProvides early-to-midcareer agricultural research scientists, faculty, and policymakers with individual training opportunities in climate change mitigation research. Applicants are selected based on their academic and professional research interests and achievements, level of scientific competence, aptitude for scientific research, leadership potential, likelihood of bringing back new ideas to their home institution, and flexibility and aptitude for success in a cross-cultural environment. Solicitation Link.
Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship ProgramU.S. Department of AgricultureMany focuses; see detailsFellowshipAgriculture; Genetics; Agronomy; Biology; Biotechnology; Biofuels; Botany; Food Safety; Veterinary Science; Natural Resource Management; Recurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDFellows will work one-on-one with a mentor at a U.S. university, research center, or government agency, usually for 8-12 weeks. The U.S. mentor will later visit the fellow’s home institution to continue collaboration. Solicitation Link
Japanese Studies Fellowship ProgramThe Japan FoundationJapanFellowshipHumanities; Social SciencesRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDThis program provides support to outstanding scholars in the field by offering the opportunity to conduct research in Japan. Solicitation Link.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS)National Science FoundationFrance; Germany; Israel; United StatesGrantEngineering; Mathematics; Computer Science; Biology; Economics; Mdicine; Public Health; Mental Health; Neuroscience; Biomedical Science; BioengineeringRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDSupports collaborative activities that will advance the understanding of nervous system structure and function, mechanisms underlying nervous system disorders, and computational strategies used by the nervous system. Solicitation Link.
McGovern-Dole Food for Education ProgramU.S. Department of AgricultureGlobalGrantInternational Relations; Non-profit; AgricultureRecurring - Next Call for Proposals TBDSupports education, child development and food security in low-income, food-deficit countries around the globe. Provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities, as well as financial and technical assistance, to support school feeding and maternal and child nutrition projects. Solicitation Link.
Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
Alexander von Humboldt FoundationGermanyGrantAllApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports scientists and scholars from outside Germany who are internationally renowned in their field and are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in their field. Award winners are honored for their outstanding research record and invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. Solicitation Link
Fraunhofer-Bessel Research AwardAlexander von Humboldt Foundation/Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied ResearchGermanyGrantAllApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports scientists and scholars from all non-European countries who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago and are internationally recognized for their achievements in the field of applied research. Solicitation Link
Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI)National Science FoundationGlobalGrantEngineering; Mathematics; Physical Sciences; Geosciences; Computer Science; Biology; Social Sciences; Behavioral Sciences; Economics; Education; Human ResourcesApplications Accepted ContinuouslyPromotes university-industry partnerships by making project funds or fellowships/traineeships available to support an eclectic mix of industry-university linkages. Targets high-risk/high-gain research with a focus on fundamental research, new approaches to solving generic problems, development of innovative collaborative industry-university educational programs, and direct transfer of new knowledge between academe and industry. International collaborations that strengthen proposed project activities are encouraged. Solicitation Link
Humboldt Research AwardAlexander von Humboldt FoundationGermanyGrantAllApplications Accepted ContinuouslyAcademics from abroad, regardless of their discipline or nationality, may be nominated for a Humboldt Research Award. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. Solicitation Link
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers
Alexander von Humboldt FoundationGermanyFellowshipAllApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports researchers from outside Germany with above average qualifications who have completed their doctorate less than twelve years ago. Applicants should already have their own research profile and a record of several years of independent academic work. Allows a researcher to carry out long-term research (6-18 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. Solicitation Link
Translation ProjectsNational Endowment for the ArtsGlobalGrantLinguistics; Anthropology; LiteratureApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports projects for the translation of specific works of prose, poetry, or drama from other languages into English. Grants are for $12,500 or $25,000. Award amounts are determined by the NEA. Solicitation Link
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral ResearchersAlexander von Humboldt FoundationGermanyFellowshipAllApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports a researcher from outside Germany who has completed their doctorate in the last four years. Allows a researcher to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host. Solicitation Link
EMBO Short-Term FellowshipsEuropean Molecular Biology OrganizationGlobalFellowshipBiology; Botany; Immunology; Genetics; Microbiology; Virology; PathologyApplications Accepted ContinuouslyFunds research visits of up to three months to laboratories in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Facilitates valuable collaborations with research groups applying techniques that are unavailable in the applicant's laboratory. Solicitation Link
South and Central Asia GrantU.S. Institute of PeaceSouth Asia; Central AsiaGrantConflict Resolution; Peace StudiesApplications Accepted ContinuouslySupports projects designed to promote civil society- led initiatives for conflict transformation and strengthen local and regional capacities for dialogue and peacebuilding across ethnic, sectarian and national boundaries. Tests new ideas and pioneering approaches to peacebuilding efforts through education, training, research, and the media. Solicitation Link
Parallel Funding Initiative for Collaborative Research Between Investigators in the USA and in the State of São Paulo, BrazilNational Institutes of HealthBrazil; United StatesGrantAllRollingThe National Institute of Health (NIH) and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Brazil, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to encourage collaborative international research between investigators in the US and in the State of São Paulo. The two funding agencies intend to jointly support successful R01 applications to the NIH that fall within research areas of mutual interest, including single disciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches and topics. The areas of interest include the mission areas of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs). Inquiries about the suitability of proposed projects for each IC can be directed to the Point of Contact at each participating IC.
Feed the FutureUSAIDUgandaAnnouncement of Future FundingDevelopment; Agriculture; EconomicsTBDAims to accelerate inclusive agriculture sector growth through improved agricultural productivity, expanded markets and trade, and increased economic resilience in vulnerable rural communities. Aims to improve nutritional status by increasing access to and consumption of diverse and quality foods and by strengthening the prevention, identification and treatment of malnutrition. Announcement Link
Gender Legacy Initiatives. Gender and Development Studies Institute and Kabul University (CEGADS)USAIDAfghanistanContractSocial Science; Women's Empowerment; Gender Equality; EducationForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 30, 2016Seeks to build a Resource and Technology Center to provide a space for students and faculty to conduct gender-related research as well as provide career counseling to female students.
Feed the Future Rice and Diversified Crops ActivityUSAIDBangladeshTBDAgriculture; Food SecurityForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 1, 2016No description available.
New FTF Activity: Horticulture Value-Chain PromotionUSAIDCambodiaContractAgriculture; Food SecurityForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: December 15, 2016Seeks to improve food security and nutrition through market-based horticulture value chain.
Prey Lang and Cardamons Landscapes ProgramUSAIDCambodiaTBDAgriculture; Food Security; Environmental ScienceForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 1, 2016Focuses on improving the overall management of the Prey Lang and Cardamoms Landscapes through biodiversity conservation, strengthening the governance and polices related to the two landscapes, and increasing sustainable economic growth within each landscape as well as into the extended landscape area toward the lake.
Eastern Plains Conservation ProgramUSAIDCambodiaTBDAgriculture; Food Security; Environmental ScienceForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 1, 2016Focuses on the improved management of Eastern Plains with a range of appropriate activities taking place at the sub-national level along with strategic investments at the national level with various ministries and institutions.
New Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) ProgramUSAIDCambodiaTBDAgriculture; Food SecurityForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: December 1, 2016No description available.
Land Reform and Farm RestructuringUSAIDTajikistanTask Order/Delivery OrderAgriculture; Food SecurityForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 1, 2016No description available.
Enhancing Livelihood Opportunities to Targeted PSNP BeneficiariesUSAIDEthiopiaCooperative AgreementAgriculture; Food SecurityForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: September 20, 2016Seeks to support and enhance livelihood opportunities of chronically food insecure households.
Sustainable Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition (SFAN)USAIDRwandaContractAgriculture; Food Security; Economics; AgronomicsForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: June 1, 2016Provides services and deliverables to sustainably increase smallholder farmers' incomes and improve nutrition through promoting sustainable agricultural practices, developing markets and increasing consumption of nutritious foods in Rwanda.
Regional Innovation MechanismUSAIDThailandTBDEducation; Development; Public AdministrationForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: March 31, 2016Supports the delivery of prizes and challenges, open innovation activities, and other activities to strengthen innovation ecosystems and support innovators in Asia, across a broad range of development objectives. The mechanism will provide a means of involvement and collaborative ideation by a wide spectrum of participants from higher education, civil society, and the private sector around core development challenges in the region.
Reducing Stunting and Improving Incomes through Integrated Agriculture, Nutrition, Health, Water and SanitationUSAIDZambiaTBDEconomics; Food Security; Agriculture; Public HealthForecast - Anticipated Solicitation Release Date: July 1, 2016Envisioned to be an integrated agriculture/value chain, health, nutrition, water and sanitation program aimed at reducing stunting and increasing incomes in targeted provinces of Zambia.