Funding Resources for International Program Development & Collaboration

The University of Arizona supports and promotes the development of international collaboration through external and internal funding resources. The following resources fund robust global educational and research efforts.

External funding opportunities Website description
American Academy in Berlin, Berlin Prize Fellowships The American Academy in Berlin seeks to enrich transatlantic dialogue in the arts, humanities, and public policy through the development and communication of projects of the highest scholarly merit.
Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Center for Khmer Studies – Senior Long Term Fellowships The Center for Khmer Studies Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship program offers one long-term fellowship annually to support and encourage top-quality research and writing on the history, politics, economics, and other topics related to Cambodia, as well as to promote and facilitate interdisciplinary knowledge exchange among scholars and practitioners at the Center for Khmer Studies.

Council of American Overseas Research

Centers (CAORC) – NEH Senior Research Fellowships & Multi-Country Research Fellowships CAORC offers two fellowship programs, the NEH Senior Research Fellowship and Multi-Country Research Fellowship, which allow fellows to visit and carry out research within our network of Overseas Research Centers.
Fulbright Programs

Fulbright offers opportunities for scholars, professionals, and students to experience international educational exchange and research collaboration around the world.
National Endowment for the Humanities – Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan These fellowships aim to promote Japan studies in the United States, to encourage U.S.-Japanese scholarly exchange, and to support the next generation of Japan scholars in the U.S. Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations.


Internal funding opportunities Website description
Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice Challenge and Seed Grants The Agnese Nelms Haury Program is interested in awarding financial support to programs and projects that drive initiatives to solve social and environmental challenges and encourage teamwork between members of the community and academia to bring transformational change in society.
International Research & Program Development (IRPD) grants (Not currently available) Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI) and Arizona International co-fund these grants. They are designed to jump-start and quickly grow either international research performed by transdisciplinary collaborations, or the development of new academic programs in collaboration with international partner institutions.
Faculty Seed Grants Faculty Seed Grants are designed to jump-start worthwhile projects by providing short-term, one-time support. The projects for any track may be international.
George H. Davis Travel Fellowship This fellowship defrays costs associated with invited participation in prestigious national or international conferences, lectureships, exhibitions, and the like. It is intended to increase visibility and networking opportunities, and to provide timely recognition in research, scholarship, and creative activities.
Visiting Scholar Grants   The Visiting Scholar Grant provides funding to assist departments in bringing distinguished international scholars to the University of Arizona.