Grants, Fellowships, Research Funding

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Imagining America Publicly Active Graduate Education Fellows Programs

  • Graduate Students
  • Opportunity to apply for up to $1,000 in professional development funds; Stipend to participate in remote Imagining America National Gathering and Publicly Active Graduate Education Summit
  • Deadline: July 17, 2020

Imagining America's Publicly Active Graduate Education Fellows Program is a year-long working group that provides support and career and professional development opportunities to help graduate students navigate unjust institutional barriers and shift culture toward justice within higher education and society.

Imagining America Joy of Giving Something Fellows Program

  • Undergraduate Students
  • $2,000 tuition scholarship; Financial support for a community project; Complimentary registration and travel awards for Imagining America National Gathering
  • Deadline: July 17, 2020

Imagining America's Joy of Giving Something Fellows Program is a year-long learning exchange for undergraduate students who work with photography and/or digital media that includes tuition support, project support, and opportunities for professional development.

U21 Graduate Collaborative Research Awards

  • PhD Students
  • $30,000
  • Deadline: August 7, 2020

U21’s Graduate Collaborative Research Awards are designed to be flexible and encourage doctoral candidates, with the support of their advisors, to think innovatively about how their research could benefit from engagement with the other members of the U21 network. Projects can be in any discipline, or cross-disciplinary, and give doctoral candidates a global view of problem-solving and group work, and facilitate cross-cultural working practices.

Merck 2020 Research Grants

  • PhD Students and Postdoctoral Scholars
  • $100,000 - $500,000 per year for up to 3 years
  • Deadline: August 31, 2020

Apply for a series of research grants to stimulate innovative research in challenging areas of future importance including drug discovery, bioreactor design for cultured meat, next generation machine learning, pandemic preparedness/fighting new emerging viral infectious disease.

Schwarzman Scholars

  • Individuals who are 18-28 years of age and have completed their undergraduate degree by August 1, 2020
  • Covered program costs
  • Deadline: September 22, 2020

Schwarzman Scholars complete a 1-year master's degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The scholarship is designed to prepare young leaders to deepen the understanding between China and the rest of the world.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science International Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Scholars
  • Amount of funding varies with program
  • Deadline: Varies with program

JSPS International Fellowships are designed for recent PhD graduates interested in conducting collaborative research, discussions, and opinion exchanges with researchers in Japan. The programs are intended to help advance the candidate's research activities while promoting science and internationalization in Japan.​​​​​​​