Office of Global Affairs

Funding resources for faculty and programs

Global Innovation Fund

  • Supports initiatives and programs developing cross-college and cross-continent collaborations to enhance the UW’s global engagement and reach
  • Provides initial seed funding for faculty research proposals, leading-edge student experiences and collaborations aligned with the UW’s strategic regional priorities

Learn more and apply!

Next deadline: Fall 2017

Fulbright Scholar program

  • Offers a wide variety of programs for U.S. and non-U.S. scholars

Peter Moran, director of UW Study Abroad and former executive director of the binational Fulbright Commission in Nepal, serves as an official resource for UW faculty, researchers, post-graduate scholars and staff interested in Fulbright programs

Get started by reviewing the Fulbright Scholar program website

Connect with Peter Moran at

COIL International Fellows program

$2,000 grants from UW Bothell for International Course Collaborations

Grants support UW faculty and staff from all campuses to develop Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) courses

Learn more and apply!

Confucius China Study Plan

  • Provides financial assistance for specific research and projects, mostly in designated academic areas of the humanities and social sciences.
  • Seeks to foster deeper understanding of China and the Chinese culture among students and researchers from around the world

Opportunities for faculty and researchers:

Office of Research

  • Extensive list of funding opportunities, many suitable for projects with international work or international collaboration

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Provides guidance, tools and resources for planning and administering research, projects or programs abroad

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