Funding Opportunities

There are many funding opportunities available to faculty and students wishing to engage in global academic scholarship. The below list is a sampling of what is available both at UIC and through organizations from around the world.

Announcing AY 2020-21 Funding Competition

FACULTY AWARDS are intended to encourage international program development at UIC by supporting faculty in activities that will result in an internationally enriched campus academic environment. Typically, proposals may involve but need not be limited to:

  • the initiation, strengthening, or expansion of collaborative programs; and
  • the development of fellowships, and/or student and faculty exchanges.

For FACULTY, the following FACULTY AWARDS are available. Please follow the provided links to apply.

Nuveen Grants for International Research Collaboration with Strategic Partners

  • To apply for the Nuveen Grant for International Research Collaboration with Strategic Partners click HERE.
  • These awards are intended to encourage international research collaboration that serves the University’s research mission
    while supporting the University’s global engagement vision to “serve the citizens of Chicago and the world by being an
    international leader in research, scholarship, and innovation, and by creating a globally connected campus community
    which supports faculty, staff, and students as they address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.”
  • Complete applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm Central time on Friday, October 1, 2021.

Nuveen Grants for Campus Internationalization

  • To apply for the Nuveen Grant for Campus Internationalization click HERE.
  • These awards are intended to encourage internationalization of the UIC campus in support of the University’s global
    engagement vision to “serve the citizens of Chicago and the world by being an international leader in research,
    scholarship, and innovation, and by creating a globally connected campus community which supports faculty, staff, and
    students as they address the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.”
  • Complete applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm Central time on Friday, October 1, 2021.

For STUDENTS, the following STUDENT AWARDS are available. Please follow the provided links to apply.

Study Abroad Student Grants and Scholarships

  • For a list of available scholarships click HERE.

Office of International Services Grants and Scholarships

  • For a list of available scholarships click HERE.

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