To: Faculty and Other Academic Appointees
From: Ka Yee C. Lee, Provost
Subject: Request for Proposals: International Funding Opportunities
Date: January 19, 2023
 
I am pleased to announce the availability of three funding streams for collaborative projects between faculty and other academic appointees at the University of Chicago and colleagues at international institutions. These opportunities all aim to provide flexible funding for international partnerships in many locations around the world and represent a critical lever in our broader global engagement efforts. Our overseas campuses and centers can often help support your work, especially now that COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in most areas of the world.
 
Provides one-year grants of up to $30,000 USD for collaborative projects with partners in mainland China, Hong Kong and East Asia, India and South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, or sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Eligibility: All faculty and other academic appointees
  • Application deadline: March 3, 2023
 
Provides up to $50,000 USD for three-year projects, up to $30,000 for two-year projects, and up to $10,000 for single-year projects with a strong collaborative element in Europe, Africa, or the Middle East. Individual research grants of up to $5,000 are also available.
  • Eligibility: All faculty and other academic appointees
  • Application deadline: March 3, 2023
 
Provides one-year grants of up to $15,000 USD for academic programming that advances the University’s engagement with sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Eligibility: All full-time employees
  • Application deadline: March 3, 2023
 
Webinars will be held to provide additional details on these funding opportunities and answer any questions from potential applicants. Interested individuals should register for one of the following sessions:
  • Friday, January 20, 2 – 3 p.m. (RSVP)
  • Wednesday, February 8, 3 – 4 p.m. (RSVP)
  • Monday, February 27, 10 – 11 a.m. (RSVP)
 
These programs offer opportunities for significant, institutionally supported engagement with the international community to further your important and field-defining academic pursuits. For more information on the Provost’s Global Faculty Awards and Global Partners Fund for Academic Initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa, please visit the UChicago Global website or email global@uchicago.edu. For more information on the IIRP Faculty Grants, please visit the IIRP website or email Dan Bertsche at ddb1@uchicago.edu.
 
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