External Funding Opportunities

Outside of Rutgers, agencies,  nonprofits, and private companies provide funding opportunities to faculty to pursue internationally related academic activities. Below is a listing of open funding opportunities from external organizations.
 

Open-Ended Grants

Core Fulbright Scholar Program
Deadline: August 1, 2018

Funding source: United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Contact Greg Costalas, senior program coordinator at Rutgers Global–Programs, at gcostalas@global.rutgers.edu for more information.

Grand Challenges for Development
Deadlines vary
Funding source: United States Agency for International Development
This USAID program offers grants in a number of categories, including child literacy, powering agriculture, fighting Ebola, securing food and water, and more.

 

Region-Specific Grants

U.S.-Japan COIL Initiatives
Deadlines: May 31, 2018
Funding source: American Council on Education
This USAID program offers grants in a number of categories, including child literacy, powering agriculture, fighting Ebola, securing food and water, and more.

Success Stories

Rutgers Global - Fulbright Scholar Grants Help Jumpstart International Education and Research, Fulbright Logo

Fulbright Scholar Grants Help Jumpstart International Education and Research

To date, nearly 80 Rutgers faculty have been awarded Fulbright Scholar Program grants to lecture, conduct research, and participate in seminars around the world. The award provides recipients with the opportunity, usually over the course of one academic year, to bridge cross-cultural connections in unfamiliar areas or to jumpstart research that benefits from face-to-face interaction.
 

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International Funding Helps Yield New Understandings about Extreme Cold-Tolerant Beings

Thanks to international funding sources, Daniel Shain, Rutgers University–Camden biology professor and chair, continues his quest to find and understand death-defying qualities in animal life. 

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