Office of Global Affairs

Funding resources for faculty and researchers

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
  • Apply: Annual deadline in November

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Fulbright Scholar program

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

Get started by reviewing the Fulbright Scholar program website

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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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Global Operations Support

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

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