UC Opportunities

The UC system provides a variety of funding resources for faculty and staff. Please review the below resources for international funding opportunities.

  • UCOP
  • UCEAP Academic Research Grants
  • UC Mexus

Office of the President, University of California

The Research Grants Program Office (RGPO) oversees a broad grantmaking portfolio of nearly $55 million a year to support research that is critical to California, the nation and the world.

Deadline: Varies, please visit ucop.edu/research-grants-program for additional information.


The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) main focus is to contribute substantially to improving binational scholarly understanding and providing positive contributions to society in both Mexico and the United States.

Deadline: Varies, please visit ucmexus.ucr.edu/funding for additional information.

UCEAP Academic Integration Grants

UC Education Abroad Program’s (UCEAP) Academic Integration Grants offer $5000 towards academic integration, an initiative aiming to reduce academic barriers to participants in UCEAP for students in all disciplines. Applications from teams of faculty and staff can be submitted twice a year, in early February and in early May.

Deadline: Varies, please visit eap.ucop.edu for additional information.