This is a listing of links about funding for international faculty travel. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any updates or additions.
The Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement (OVPGE) offers Grants for International Collaborative Research to support travel expenses for faculty undertaking collaborations with colleagues in foreign institutions, as well as International Travel Grants. Additionally, OVPGE offers a Residency Program at Campion Hall, Oxford for faculty seeking to conduct research and collaborate with scholars in the network of Jesuit educational centers around the globe.
The Georgetown University Alumni Association regularly conducts faculty-hosted package tours for Georgetown alumni through the Georgetown Travel Society. To register interest in becoming a faculty host on these tours, please complete and submit the following form: (fillable PDF) (Word)
The Graduate School offers a variety of grant programs that can be used to support overseas travel.
The Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor offers summer research grants to faculty in any field who undertake research related to working people and the working poor in the United States. Selection criteria will reward innovative proposals that bear on current policy debates. Research may involve international issues and inquiries, but must include a U.S. aspect.
The US Government-funded Fulbright Scholar Program offers numerous opportunities for faculty to obtain funding for international research.
The US Department of Education funds a variety of grant programs to support international activities by university faculty. Georgetown's Office of Federal Relations can provide assistance in obtaining these grants.
The Chronicle of Higher Education maintains a listing of various sources of grant funding.
The Office of International Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation offers funding for international collaborations, either as part of a new grant proposal or as an add-on to an existing grant.
The Center for American Studies (CAS) at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, seeks a Georgetown faculty member to serve as a visiting professor for approximately 1-2 months. Dates of the appointment are flexible, based on individual and institutional schedules. In the past, mid-December or mid-May, following the conclusion of the Georgetown semester and before the conclusion of the Fudan semester has been convenient. For more information on this program please contact Dr. Pei Liu, Director of the Georgetown University Liaison Office in Shanghai.
The Chinese Hanban (The Chinese Language Council International) is sponsoring a "Visiting Sinology Scholars" program, which invites foreign scholars to conduct short-term visit/research in China. Fields include language, history, politics, law, and economy. Compensation package includes round trip international airfare and a moderate stipend. If interested, please click here for an application form and send the required application documents to Mr. Chen Yue, the First Secretary for Education in Chinese Embassy at email@example.com.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers a wide variety of awards for faculty research at UK institutions.
The Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung offers a variaty of fellowships to scientists and scholars interested in research at institutions across Germany.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences, in cooperation with IIE/Beijing, offers a variety of professorships for scientists interested in cooperative research at one of the institutes within the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The grant covers the recipient's salary, daily living allowance, round-trip international airfare, and health insurance, at a level determined by CAS according to the length of the visit and the academic level of the visitor. Click here for more information about Visiting Professorships for Young International Scientists. Click here for more information about Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists. Applications are submitted by the CAS institutes on behalf of the international scientist, during two specific periods each year: March 1-15, and September 1-15.
The Community of Science web site has a large database of grant opportunities for both domestic and international projects. The site also contains social networking tools that allow one to search for faculty at other institutions with expertise in a particular subject area.