Funding Opportunities

The Institute supports and funds UC Berkeley faculty, graduate, and undergraduate research on international studies. These grants in support of travel and research in international studies are a memorial to John L. Simpson, Allan Sharlin, and Reinhard Bendix.

Undergraduate Research & Travel Grant in International Studies

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The Undergraduate Research & Travel Grant supports UC Berkeley undergraduate students who plan to travel to do research in international studies, in the broadest sense, to give a presentation at a conference on a topic related to international studies, in the broadest sense, or to enroll in a foreign language course. Students must be registered for the term in which they are planning to...+ Click Here For Full Application Details

Pre-Dissertation Research Grant in International Studies

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The Pre-Dissertation Research Grant in International Studies supports UC Berkeley graduate students who have not yet advanced to candidacy and who plan to do research in international studies, in the broadest sense. Grants are intended to support travel, lodging, and research-related expenditures for graduate students who are conducting research away from campus. After completing their projects,...+ Click Here For Full Application Details

ABD Graduate Students Research Grant in International Studies

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The ABD Graduate Students Research Grant in International Studies supports UC Berkeley graduate students who have obtained ABD status and who plan to do research in international studies, in the broadest sense. Grants are intended to support research on campus or abroad. After completing their projects, grant recipients are required to submit a one-page report and give a brief presentation of...+ Click Here For Full Application Details

Junior Faculty Manuscript Mini-Conference Grant in International Studies

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The Junior Faculty Manuscript Mini-Conference Grant in International Studies supports UC Berkeley tenure-track assistant professors who have completed a new book manuscript in the field of international studies, in the broadest sense. The purpose of the grant is to provide feedback to an author midway through the revision process. Conferences will typically be one day in length. Applicants may...+ Click Here For Full Application Details

Adjunct Professors, Lecturers & Librarians Conference & Research Travel Grant in International Studies

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The Adjunct Professors, Lecturers & Librarians Conference & Research Travel Grant in International Studies supports UC Berkeley non-ladder-ranked adjunct professors, lecturers and librarians, who plan to travel to do research in international studies, in the broadest sense, or to give a presentation at a conference on a topic related to international studies, in the broadest sense. Grant...+ Click Here For Full Application Details