Private Funding: International

Note: University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students are asked to contact Gina Crosheck if intending to apply to a private international organization. Gina would like know of your intent to apply and may be able to assist in preparing your application.

Please contact International Programs for information on all Fulbright funding opportunities.

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A :: [^top^]
- American Association of University Women (International Fellowships awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents) [12]
- American Astronomical Society [various]
- American Council on Germany (fellowships) [open]
- American Councils for International Education (specializing in the countries of Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia) [various]
- American Institute For Foreign Study International Scholarships [various]
- American Institute of Indian Studies: Research and Training Programs (cooperative, non-profit organization that supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India) [07]
- American School of Classical Studies at Athens (fellowships for American scholars conducting advanced research on the language, literature, art, history, archaeology, and philosophy of Greece and the Greek world from pre-Hellenic times to the present) [various]
- American-Scandinavian Foundation [various]
- Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) (fellowships and awards) [11]
- Asia Foundation [continuous]
- Asian Cultural Council (an affiliate of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund) (Fellowships and Projects) (02, 08]
- Association for Asian Studies (grants and fellowships) [various]
- Australian Museum (Visiting Fellowships) [02]
- Australian National University: Humanities Research Centre (interdisciplinary research in the humanities and social sciences) [12]
B :: [^top^]
- Bosch (Robert) Foundation Fellowship (Germany) [10]
C :: [^top^]
- Carnegie Corporation of New York [continuous]
- CDS International, Inc. (international training opportunities for young professionals, students, educators, as well as labor, business and government representatives) [various]
- Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (Fellowships for PH.D.Dissertations) [10]
- Commonwealth Fund for International Program in Health Policy and International Fellowships in Health and Public Policy [various]
- Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) (Fulbright) (See also the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) [various]
- Council of American Overseas Research Centers [01]
- Council on Foreign Relations (Fellowships) [various]
D :: [^top^]
- DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) (German Academic Exchange Service. This programs is internally administered and awarded by the International Programs Grant Office. See International Programs for more information.) [various]
E :: [^top^]
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (International Fellowships in Medical Education; Opportunities for faculty from schools of medicine outside the US to study aspects of medical education in the US) [various]
- Epilepsy Foundation (supports a series of grants to advance understanding of epilepsy that will lead to better treatment, more effective prevention, and ultimately to a cure.) [03, 09, 10]
- Eurasia Foundation (organization dedicated to funding programs that build democratic and free market institutions in the twelve New Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union) [continuous]
- European Foundation Centre Funders Online Directory [various]
- European Molecular Biology Organization (fellowships) [various]
- European Science Foundation (European association of national organizations responsible for the support of scientific research)
F :: [^top^]
- Fogarty International Center (...the international component of the NIH, addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs and supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships.) [various]
- Ford Foundation [continuous]
- Fulbright Program (Overview of fellowships for US and international students and scholars; please contact Ann Ricketts at 353-2531 or ann-ricketts@uiowa.edu, with any questions.) [10]
- Fulbright Program (Information for University of Iowa graduate students) [on-campus deadline: 09]
- Funding and Exchange Opportunities (LOTS of funding links, emphasizing Russia/Former Soviet Union) [various]
G :: [^top^]
- German Marshall Fund of the United States (research on Europe) [various]
H :: [^top^]
- Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada: Research Programs [various]
- Hughes (Howard) Medical Institute (HHMI) International Program (supports international research scholars, scientific meetings of scholars, and other international educational activities) [11]
- Human Frontier Science Program [various]
- Humboldt (Alexander von) Foundation (enables highly qualified foreign scholars holding doctorates to carry out long-term research projects in Germany) [continuous]
I :: [^top^]
- Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh [various]
- Institute of International Education (IIE administers over 250 programs on behalf of sponsors that include the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development, foundations, corporations, government agencies, international organizations and development assistance agencies in the United States and abroad; includes information on Fulbright programs) [various]
- Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS) [03]
- Inter-American Foundation (IAF) (works in Latin America and the Caribbean to promote equitable, responsive, and participatory self-help development) [various]
- International Agency for Research on Cancer [12]
- International Fellowships in Medical Education (opportunities for faculty from schools of medicine outside the US to study aspects of medical education in the US) [08]
- International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans [continuous]
- International Life Sciences Institute
- International Programs at the University of Iowa [04]
- International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) [various]
J :: [^top^]
- Jackson (Henry M.) Foundation (provides grants in four areas: Education and Advanced Research in International Affairs; Environment and Natural Resources Management; Public Service; and Human Rights) [various]
- Japan Foundation (grant programs relating to the exchange of persons, support for Japanese Studies and Japanese-language instruction, exchanges in the arts, and assistance for media-related projects such as publications, translation, and film or video production) [various]
K :: [^top^]
- Kosciuszko Foundation (promotes educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Poland to increase American understanding of Polish culture and history) [various]
L :: [^top^]
- Lady Davis Fellowship Trust (awarded at the Hebrew University and the Technion in Israel) [various]
- Luce (Henry) Foundation (Asia) [03, 11]
M :: [^top^]
- MacArthur (John D. and Catherine T.) Foundation [various]
- Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission: Marshall Sherfield Fellowships (post-doctoral Fellowships in science and engineering at a British University or research institute) [10]
- Matsumae International Foundation (fellowships to Japan in fields of study such as the natural sciences, engineering, and medicine; applicants from the social sciences, humanities, and the arts will receive secondary consideration) [07]
N :: [^top^]
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators [various]
- National Council for Eurasian and East European Research [various]
- National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (Joseph J. Malone Fellowship in Arab and Islamic Studies) [various]
- National Endowment for Democracy (Sources of Funding in International Affairs) [various]
- National Science Foundation International Division [11,12]
- National Security Education Program [02]
- NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) [various]
- NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) Fellowships Programme [12]
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada [various]
- New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) (International Joint Research Grant Program) [03]
O :: [^top^]
- Organization of American States (Graduate fellowships administered by the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development) [various]
P :: [^top^]
- Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) (administered by the Research Coordination Program of the Pan American Health Organization, through which it facilitates the process of generating knowledge in diverse fields of public health and collaborates in strengthening the research capacity of Latin American and Caribbean countries.) [continuous]
- Population Council (fellowships for social and biomedical scientists; includes opportunities related to the Middle East as well as possibilities for foreign nationals from Vietnam, and Ghana) [various] file
R :: [^top^]
- Rockefeller Foundation (Click on 'The Programs' and then on 'Special Programs'. Choose 'African Higher Education', then 'Sub-Saharan Africa Dissertation Internship Awards', and then "Finding Funding Resources:" for a list of useful addresses on the Internet for African students seeking funding for graduate study.) [continuous]
- Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center and Conference Center [various]
- Royal Society of Edinburgh (Research Fellowships) [various]
S :: [^top^]
- Social Science Research Council [various]
- Soros Foundations Network [various]
- Studying-in-Sweden [02]
T :: [^top^]
- TGCI or The Grantsmanship Center (Funding Sources for International Funding; websites for funders providing grants and other support to organizations grouped under: Canada; Mexico; East; Africa; and Asia, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands)
- Tinker Foundation (focus on Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Antarctica) [03, 10]
- Trust for Mutual Understanding (supporting cultural and environmental exchange between the United States, Russia, and Eastern and Central Europe) [02, 05, 10]
U :: [^top^]
- U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) [various]
- U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (CRDF) [various]
- U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (formerly a separate division under the department known as the United States Information Agency [USIA] which merged with the Department of State 10/99) [various]
- United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (fellowships, study and travel grants) [various]
- United States Institute of Peace (USIP) [various]
- United States-Japan Foundation [continuous]
- University of Iowa Study Abroad (Internal undergraduate scholarships)
- University of Notre Dame Kellogg Institute Residential Fellowships (comparative international studies with emphasis on Latin America) [11]
- US-Mexico Cultural & Educational Foundation  (Foundation's mission is to provide activities that promote an enhanced knowledge and understanding of the educational and cultural differences between the two countries in order to establish closer and stronger ties.)
V :: [^top^]
- Volkswagen-Stiftung Foundation (German foundation supports science, the humanities and technology in research and university teaching) [various]
W :: [^top^]
- Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars [10]
- World Bank Group: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (grants for women from developing countries) [02]
- World Health Organization (WHO) [Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)] [various]
- World Learning [continuous]
- World Society Foundation (Stiftung Weltgesellschaft) [10]