The University of Michigan provides generous support to faculty who wish to explore activities and research that relate to global issues or make a contribution to internationalizing the educational environment for students through international programs and teaching abroad. Below is a list of globally related funding that is open to faculty.
Research grants on Southeast Asia and Southeast Asian related issues offered to full-time University of Michigan faculty, librarians, and curators who will be teaching courses are eligible
Faculty affiliated with the Islamic Studies Program are eligible to apply for funding from ISP and from the Weiser Center for Europe & Eurasia. The Islamic Studies Program (ISP) welcomes proposals from faculty for research, conferences, and event co-sponsorships.
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies offers fellowships and grants to U-M faculty affiliated with Southeast Asian educational institutions, to support workshops, seminars, research abroad, and the study of less commonly taught languages.
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars, on behalf of the U.S. State Department, administers the “Core Fulbright Scholar Program. The Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. These prestigious grants provide funding for recipients to lecture or conduct research abroad for periods of two to 12 months in 140 countries.
The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) seeks proposals for faculty-led research projects that engage European and Eurasian contextual expertise and/or broader thematic focus on emerging democracies or Islamic studies. University of Michigan faculty associated with Center for European Studies (CES), Copernicus Program in Polish Studies (CPPS), Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES), Islamic Studies Program (ISP), and/or Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED) are all eligible.
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies is offering a travel grant to all University of Michigan faculty interested in starting a new project or research that focuses on Southeast Asian Studies and/or collaborating with a peer in Southeast Asia.
Our call for proposals goes out in December. Proposals for spring/summer 2018 must be submitted online by February 15, 2017.
The International Institute Experiential Learning Fund is designed to support faculty-led group travel for undergraduate, graduate or professional school students wishing to incorporate an education abroad experiential component into an ongoing course, group internship, or other academic program during either winter break or spring-summer terms.
The African Heritage Initiative (AHI) of the African Studies Center is making research funds available to support collaborative research projects. The expected seed funding award will be between $5,000 and $10,000.