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Seed Grants

Through NC State Global, NC State faculty and staff enjoy access to a number of international research and funding opportunities.

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  • AC21 Special Project Fund: This fund supports the development of research and educational exchange between AC21 members by providing seed funding for a variety of collaborative research projects and activities.
  • Harry C. Kelly Memorial Fund for U.S.-Japan Scientific Cooperation: This fund supports scholarships and fellowships for exchange students in the sciences and engineering at NC State and for study of the Japanese language.
  • Adelaide-NC State Research Starter Grants: The goal of this strategic partnership is to advance collaboration and academic exchanges between NC State and the University of Adelaide. Starter grants award pump-priming and early-contact partner outreach.
  • Global Project Supplement Fund: NC State Global supports faculty and staff through an annual fund that provides up to $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement.
  • Israel Visiting Scholar Program: This fund supports travel between North Carolina and Israel for scholars in each country to promote scientific research and to share technological capabilities.
  • Internationalization Seed Grants: This fund supports new international projects to improve the range of NC State’s global partnerships with up to $5,000 in seed funding.
  • UGPN Research Collaboration Fund: This fund supports international activities leading to research collaborations between researchers at the University Global Partnership Network’s partner institutions. These awards support substantive engagement that leads to high-quality outputs.
  • Nagoya University-NC State Research Collaboration Seed Grants: NC State Global offers funding for NC State faculty to enhance research collaboration and academic exchange with colleagues at Nagoya University in Japan.