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Find Funding for International Research and Collaboration

At NC State, research is global. The university has research activity in more than 90 countries spanning all seven continents. Through the Office of Global Engagement, NC State faculty and staff enjoy access to a number of international research and funding opportunities.

Explore all of the Office of Global Engagement’s upcoming funding programs this year, and sign up for our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date with announcements, deadlines, research results and partnership profiles.

Global Engagement Institute

  • An annual program by the Office of Global Engagement, in collaboration with colleges and other administrative units across campus, to provide professional development, support, guidance and consultation for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus. Learn more >

Call for nominations: July 31, 2018
Deadline for submissions: September 7, 2018

Nagoya University Research Seed Grants

  • Funding for NC State faculty to enhance research collaboration and academic exchange with colleagues at Nagoya University in Japan. Learn more >

Call for proposals: September 5, 2018
Deadline for submissions: October 30, 2018

International Travel Assistance Fund

  • This program supports faculty and staff through an annual fund that provides $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement. Learn more >

Call for proposals: October 1, 2018
Deadline for submissions: November 2, 2018

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. Learn more >

Call for proposals: November 15, 2018
Deadline for submissions: January 11, 2019

University Global Partnership Network 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. Learn more >

Call for proposals: Spring semester
Deadline for submissions: Spring semester

University of Adelaide – NC State Starter Grants for Research Collaboration

  • 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. Learn more >

Call for proposals: Spring semester
Deadline for submissions: Spring semester

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. Learn more >

Call for proposals: October
Deadline for submissions: Rolling

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. Learn more >

Call for proposals: Online
Deadline for submissions: Rolling

Interested in external funding opportunities? We’ve compiled a list of agencies known to fund international research and scholarship activities.