Description: International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported. Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S.

Description: In order to encourage humanistic research in area studies, special funding by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the ACLS has been set aside for up to ten ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowships to be designated among the successful applicants to the central ACLS Fellowship competition. Scholars pursuing research and writing on the societies and cultures of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union will be eligible for these special fellowships.

Description: The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership works to fill an identified gap in training for African and U.S. health professionals. This innovative 12-month fellowship will prepare African and U.S. health professionals to lead and manage major health programs in African countries.

Description: Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch, this fellowship is open to graduates (at the Master's level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies. Other relevant disciplines may also be considered.

Description: Academics of all disciplines from abroad, who are internationally recognized as leaders in their field and who are expected to contribute to enhancing Germany's sustained international competitiveness as a research location in consequence of the award, are eligible to be nominated for an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship.  The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship, which is being financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research through the International Research Fund for Germany, enables award winners to carry out long-term and ground-breaking research at universities and research institutions in Germany. The prize money, totaling 5 million EUR for academics in experimental disciplines and 3.5 million EUR for researchers in theoretical disciplines, is being made available for a period of five years.

Description: The purpose of the program is to promote international scientific collaborations between APS members and physicists in developing countries. The International Travel Grant Award Program offers up to US $2,000 for travel and lodging expenses for international travel while visiting a collaborator. 

Description: This award will cover or partially cover conference registration fees at international conferences held outside the United States and Canada for U.S.-based psychologists.

Description: ARCE administers research fellowships for students enrolled in doctoral programs at North American universities, and for American post-doctoral scholars and professionals affiliated with universities and research institutions worldwide. Eligible fields of study include: Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Economics, Egyptology, History, Humanistic Social Sciences, Islamic Studies, Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, Anthropology, Coptic Studies.ARCE Fellowships are awarded for a minimum of three months and a maximum of twelve months depending on the funding source. Fellowships provide sufficient funding to cover round-trip air transportation, a living allowance, mentoring and a home base in Egypt for doctoral candidates in the all-but-dissertation stage and senior scholars conducting more advanced research.

Description: The Fellowships are available to researchers currently undertaking research in history, law, economics, and social and political sciences who are able to identify a direct benefit for their research from a period of residence at the EUI. The Postgraduate applicants must be at an advanced stage of their research, and the Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to those who have graduated with a PhD qualification within the last five years. The Visiting Scholar Fellowship will be awarded to an established scholar who can demonstrate that a one-month sojourn at the EUI would be beneficial both to the applicant's research and to the EUI.

Description: The Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme supports and encourages researchers of international repute to conduct research of significant national economic, environmental, cultural and social benefit.

Description: Brocher Foundation Residencies give researchers (PhD students to Professors) the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre in Switzerland on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. A researcher can apply with one or two other researchers to work on a collaborative project together.

Description: The National Maritime Museum aims to promote an understanding of the history and future of Britain and the Sea by preserving, interpreting and developing its collections, premises and expertise. The Caird Senior Research Fellowship is offered annually by the Trustees of the Museum to support high-quality research on the Museum’s collections or in any field of British naval and maritime history. The Museum’s collections of oil paintings, prints and drawings, manuscripts, charts and maps, ship models and antiquities have an international reputation and are particularly rich in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Description: Launched in 1967, the International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) is a distinguished program offered by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) to assist mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience. The program aims to strengthen career development by helping outstanding individuals acquire and apply foreign policy skills beyond the scope of their professional and scholarly achievements. CFR awards approximately ten fellowships annually to highly accomplished individuals who have a capacity for independent work and who are eager to undertake serious foreign policy analysis. Approximately half of the selected IAFs each year spend their tenures working full-time in government; the remaining half are placed at academic institutions, think tanks, or non profit organizations. CFR’s Fellowship Affairs Office assists all fellows in finding a suitable affiliation for the year.

Description: The China Scholarship Council, affiliated with the Chinese government, provides information about numerous Chinese universities, programs and Chinese government scholarships for studying abroad in China. You can also find application requirements, tips for study abroad planning and preparation, and facts about China in general. 

Description: The sponsor supports the investigation of reading-related problems outside North America. This award represents a specific means for working toward three recently articulated goals of the sponsor: advocacy, professional development, and emerging global issues.

Description: Grants and fellowships designed for faculty members and researchers who wish to study in Germany.

Description: The fellowship supports promising American scholars and analysts whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context

Description: The USA program provides overseas exposure of 4-5 weeks designed to enhance Fellows’ professional and personal growth, develop new contacts, and promote the exchange of ideas and international understanding. Fellows have meetings with leaders in their field, as well as cultural site visits and hospitality by local citizens

Description: The International Fellows Program provides leadership training through applied research and professional mentorships for young scholar-practitioners in the nonprofit sector.

Description: Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships provided by the Australian Government that support citizens of countries in the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development programmes in Australia and for Australians to undertake these activities overseas.

Description: Support is provided for scholars who are university professors and instructors, doctoral candidates, professional researchers at research institutes and other qualified professionals who want to conduct field research on relevant subjects in Korea. Duration is from three to twelve months. Fellows receive a monthly stipend and round-trip international airfare.  The sponsor provides support to scholars and professional researchers who want to conduct field research on relevant subjects in Korea. Fields of research include: Korea-related research in the humanities and social sciences, culture and arts, and comparative research related to Korea.

Description: The sponsor provides support for prominent researchers and senior scholars in the humanities and social sciences who have already made a contribution to scholarship and who are able to continue their research and to advance knowledge in their particular fields during their stay at NIAS

Description: Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. The program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public's understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Disciplines include: anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology.

Description: NEH and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) of the government of Italy are cooperating in the support of scholarly research. NEH invites applications for humanities research focusing on Italy’s cultural heritage in relation to that of the United States. Recipients will be awarded fellowships through the regular NEH Fellowships program. CNR will award fellowships to Italian scholars for research on America’s cultural heritage in relation to Italy. NEH anticipates awarding up to three such fellowships, as does CNR.

Description: Scientists and scholars from all non-European countries, who completed their doctorates less than twelve years ago, who are internationally recognized for their achievements in the field of applied research, and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work, are eligible to be nominated for a Fraunhofer-Bessel 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 one of the Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany. The stay may be divided up into blocks.

Description: Scientists and scholars, internationally renowned in their field, who completed their doctorates less than twelve years ago and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work, are eligible to be nominated for a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.  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. The stay may be divided up into blocks.

Description: The core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under a cooperative agreement with the Bureau, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals.

Description: The Fulbright Specialists Program is designed to provide short-term academic opportunities (two to six weeks) for U.S. faculty and professionals. Shorter grant lengths give specialists greater flexibility to pursue a grant that works best with their current academic or professional commitments.

Description: Submit an application if you are a prospective leader from the USA, the Russian Federation or the People's Republic of China and, having completed your first degree (at least a Bachelor's or comparable degree), have subsequently gained work experience and have already shown outstanding leadership potential in your career. A German Chancellor Fellowship allows you to carry out a project of your own design in cooperation with a German host you have selected.  The programme is under the patronage of the German Chancellor and also incorporates an intensive language course in Germany, a four-week introductory seminar in Bonn and Berlin, a study trip around Germany and a final meeting in Berlin. These activities provide additional insights into the social, cultural, economic and political life of Germany.  Candidates from all professions and disciplines, but especially individuals in the humanities, law, social sciences and economics, are eligible to apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly. The Humboldt Foundation grants up to ten German Chancellor Fellowships annually for prospective leaders from each of the three countries named.

Description: The program is designed to encourage research and promote the study of cultural, political, historical, economic and social aspects of contemporary German affairs from inter- and multidisciplinary perspectives for short-term research (one to two months) in either North America or Germany.

Description: The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in future are eligible to be nominated for a Humboldt Research Award.  Eligible to be nominated are eminent foreign researchers at the peak of their academic careers and in leading positions, such as full professors or directors of institutes.  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. The stay may be divided up into blocks.

Description: Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, completed your doctorate less than twelve years ago, already have your own research profile and are working at least at the level of Assistant Professor or Junior Research Group Leader or have a record of several years of independent academic work. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for experienced researchers allows you to carry out a long-term research project (6-18 months) you have selected yourself in cooperation with an academic host you have selected yourself at a research institution in Germany. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.

Description: Submit an application if you are a researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate in the last four years. A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out a long-term research project (6-24 months) you have selected yourself in cooperation with an academic host you have selected yourself at a research institution in Germany.  Scientists and scholars of all nationalities and disciplines may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The Humboldt Foundation grants approximately 600 Humboldt Research Fellowships for postdoctoral researchers and experienced researchers annually. Short-term study visits, participation in congresses and training courses cannot be financed.

Description: Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program provides a selected group of mid-career U.S. citizens the opportunity to expand their professional horizons by spending a period of research or other professional activity in Japan. Fellows are drawn from academia, business, government, media, NGOs, and think tanks. In cooperation with CFR, the program’s sponsor, Hitachi, Ltd., assists fellows in finding suitable host organizations in Japan. 

Description: The program seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and South Korea by expanding cultural exchange and enhancing communication between both countries on global issues. The program assists mid-career scholars and professionals from the public and private sectors to advance their analytic capabilities and broaden their foreign policy experience in South Korea.CFR awards several fellowships annually to highly accomplished individuals who have a capacity for independent work and who are eager to undertake serious foreign policy analysis while affiliated with the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in South Korea. Fellows are drawn from academia, business, government, media, NGOs, and think tanks

Description: The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to enhance opportunities for collaborative activities between U.S. and foreign investigators. NSF Chemistry will accept collaborative research proposals in chemistry, written in English, that establish new bilateral collaborations between U.S. investigators and investigators from Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, China or France.  It is envisioned that the program will be expanded to include additional partnering foreign agencies in the coming years.

Description: The objective of the International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) is to introduce scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers to research opportunities abroad, thereby furthering NSF's goal of creating a diverse, competitive, and globally-engaged U.S. workforce of scientists, engineers, technologists and well-prepared citizens

Description: Izaak Walton Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded annually at Dalhousie University to recently graduated scholars of superior academic research ability in any discipline. Awards are tenable for two years and include travel costs, a research grant, and a conference travel allowance.

Description: The fellowship program is designed to provide opportunities for promising, highly qualified, young researchers to conduct cooperative research under the leadership of their host researchers of Japanese universities and research institutions especially in the fields relevant to the main thematic focus of UNU-IAS, located in Yokohama, and UNU Centre, located in Tokyo

Description: The Jean Monnet Fellowship Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) offers yearly between 15 and 20 fellowships to post-docs in an early stage of their academic career.  During their stay at the RSCAS, fellows work on a selected topic that fits well in the overall research profile of the RSCAS and they are expected to participate actively in the academic life of the Centre and of the EUI. Each fellow is assigned a professorial mentor. Their stay at the Centre should result in the publication of either a RSCAS Working Paper or a publication in a scientific journal or with an appropriate publishing house. The current core research themes of the RSCAS are: Institutions, Governance, and Democracy; Migration; Economic and Monetary Policy; Competition Policy and Market Regulation; and International and Transnational Relations. Two of the fellowships will be awarded as ‘Vincent Wright Fellowships’, in memory of the distinguished political scientist Vincent Wright. These fellowships are usually awarded to candidates working on European Comparative Politics or European Comparative History.

Description: The JWT Jones Travelling Fellowship is designed to promote international cooperation in chemistry. Specifically, it will enable younger chemists, or those working in a related discipline, to carry out short-term studies in well-established scientific centers and to learn and use techniques and research methods not accessible to them in their own country.

Description: The sponsor provides funding to enable American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute.

Description: The objective of the NSF-AWM Mathematics Mentoring Travel Grants is to help junior women to develop a long-term working and mentoring relationship with a senior mathematician. This relationship should help the junior mathematician to establish her research program and eventually receive tenure. Each grant funds travel, accommodations, and other required expenses for an untenured woman mathematician to travel to an institute or a department to do research with a specified individual for one month. The applicant’s and mentor’s research must be in a field which is supported by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. AWM expects to award up to seven grants, in amounts up to $5,000 each.

Description: Enabling women mathematicians to attend conferences in their fields provides them a valuable opportunity to advance their research activities and their visibility in the research community. Having more women attend such meetings also increases the size of the pool from which speakers at subsequent meetings may be drawn and thus addresses the persistent problem of the absence of women speakers at some research conferences. The Mathematics Travel Grants provide full or partial support for travel and subsistence for a meeting or conference in the applicant’s field of specialization. Grantees are awarded up to $2,300 for domestic travel and up to $3,500 for foreign travel.

Description: The sponsor offers one- to two-year fellowships to junior post-docs who have received a doctorate in economics, history, law or political and social sciences in the last five years. Fellows are selected on the basis of their research accomplishments and potential, their academic career interests, and the availability of EUI faculty to provide mentorship.

Description: Fellows pursue independent research and conduct interviews and meetings with appropriate interlocutors as they work on a specific, self-directed project. The sponsor, along with its German partner organization for the fellowships – Ecologic: Institute for International and European Environmental Policy – provides guidance on the development of fellows’ itineraries and on potential meeting partners as appropriate.

Description: The American Research Institute in Turkey takes pleasure in inviting applications for one to three advanced fellowships made possible by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The fields of study cover all periods of history in the general range of the humanities and include humanistically oriented aspects of the social sciences, prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics, as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history. The fellowships for research in Turkey may be held for four to twelve continuous months during 2015-2016.  Stipends in the range of $16,800 to $50,400 are available on the basis of individual proposals.

Description: The Newton International Fellowship scheme will select the very best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world, and offer support for two years at UK research institutions. Fifty Newton Fellows will be appointed each year.

Description: The sponsor provides support to encourage creative approaches to promote the acquisition of technical expertise and/or scientific knowledge by professionals through an international exchange. Award recipients from the United States and Canada are required to travel to an institution outside of the United States or Canada.

Description: The Pan American Advanced Study Institutes (PASI) Program, is a jointly supported initiative between the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Pan American Advanced Studies Institutes are short courses ranging in length from ten days to one month duration, involving lectures, demonstrations, research seminars and discussions at the advanced graduate and post-doctoral level.

Description: The Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community by supporting innovative, international research and education collaborations. The program will enable U.S. scientists and engineers to establish collaborative relationships with international colleagues in order to advance new knowledge and discoveries at the frontiers of science and engineering and to promote the development of a diverse, globally-engaged U.S. scientific and engineering workforce.  This program provides educational opportunities for  Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows.

Description: The Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award in Neuroscience was established in 2005 to help support promising young neuroscientists to pursue education and research at a center of excellence in their field. A Society for Neuroscience committee selects two recipients, both young scientists who have demonstrated international collaboration based on the best science, to share equally the $50,000 Gruber fellowship. The award is presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Candidates for the award must be graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or research associates studying or working at institutions located in countries other than those in which they hold citizenship or permanent residency.

Description: The Royal Society invites applications from internationally respected scientists or engineers for four Research Professorships. Applications are particularly welcomed from scientists currently resident outside the UK and who wish to return. The length of tenure is 10-15 years.

Description: During the more than 50 years since, the Bellagio Center has served as a backdrop for many meaningful advances.  The Center was the birthplace of deas that underpin modern systems of international finance.  It was a staging ground for efforts to mobilize an agricultural revolution that saved a billion lives in Latin America and Asia.  It was the setting for negotiations and agreements that make it easier for people suffering from HIV/AIDS and other devastating afflictions to access better vaccines and medications, more efficiently, in more places.  Today the world faces new economic challenges, different social strains, and unprecedented environmental threats.  Therefore, the Bellagio Center’s work—and way of working—has never been more significant.  The Center cross-pollinates disparate traditions of expertise, inquiry and innovation. It brings people together from countries far and wide, inspring them to find common ground.

Description: The sponsor provides support for collaborative cancer research between established U.S. and foreign scientists from developing countries. Eligible candidates must have a minimum of three years postdoctoral experience in cancer research and have an invitation from a qualified sponsor. Cost sharing is required.

Description: Submit an application if you are a successful top-rank junior researcher from abroad, only completed your doctorate with distinction in the last six years, and have published work in prestigious international journals or publishing houses. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows you to spend five years building up working groups and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of your own choice at a research institution of your own choice in Germany.

Description: The sponsor offers two annual fellowships up to £8,000 for geographical research in the Middle East and other arid regions of the world as a memorial to Sir Wilfred Thesiger.  The aim is to support outstanding research on some aspects of fieldwork in arid/desert environments, with a priority for research within the Middle East, reflecting Thesiger’s interests and the regions he visited. The main objective of the research must be to advance geographical knowledge of arid environments. One fellowship supports research into the physical geography of arid and semi arid environments, the other the human dimension of arid and semi arid environments. The proposed project should include fieldwork.

Description: A Whitaker International Fellow or Scholar experience will ideally advance an emerging biomedical engineering career, while also advancing the goal of increased international collaboration in BME.  Grantees will come from diverse geographic areas of the United States and they will conduct their Whitaker Fellow or Scholar activity in diverse regions of the world. Candidates may apply to study or do research in any country outside of the U.S., except Canada, because it is contiguous with the United States, and the international experience is minimized.