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.
Deadline: mid-October and early April
The Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED) seeks proposals for faculty-led research projects that address themes related to authoritarianism and democracy, broadly understood. All Michigan faculty are eligible to apply. The grants support both individual and collaborative faculty research. Proposals may include travel to research sites, bringing international collaborators to the University of Michigan, initiating conferences and workshops (such as hosting a workshop to receive peer feedback on an advanced book project), or travel to devise research partnerships with academic institutions or NGOs. Funds may also be requested for pilot projects or to supplement existing projects.
Deadline: Not currently accepting applications for AY 2021-2022 due to COVID-19
The newly established Enterprise Fund is designed to fund projects that spur intellectual and academic innovation, address topics of global importance, and create conversations and collaborations across the area studies community.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106