Funding Opportunities

    Info from Fulbright Commission Iceland

  • For UCSC Scholars

    Fulbright-National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Research Scholar

    --Research in Iceland for 3-12 months

    Fulbright-Ministry for Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar

    --Teaching and Research for one semester in Iceland (3-5 Months)

    Fulbright Arctic Initiative

    Specialist Program

    --2-6 Week duration for various purposes, including lectures, workshops, seminars, faculty and/or curriculum development, etc.

    Inter-country travel grants

    --Up to 5 days for current US Fulbright scholars in Europe

    For Icelandic Scholars

    Visiting Research Scholars

    Scholar-in-Residence Program

  • Fulbright

  • Description: The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.

    Deadline: August 1, 2017



  • Description: 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: Various - see website


  • Office of the President, University of California

  • Description: 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: Various - see website


  • National Science Foundation

  • Description: Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) is an NSF-wide program that supports international activities across all NSF supported disciplines.

    Deadline: January, 2018


  • German Academic Exchange Service

  • Description: These programs support both the activities of individual scholars and post-secondary institutions seeking to strengthen their international ties and details on these opportunities can be found below.

    Deadline: Various - see website


    Upcoming Opportunities:

    Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (P.R.I.M.E.)

    This funding program addresses postdocs of all nationalities, who see their future career in Germany, but who first wish to spend some time researching abroad. Funding is provided for 18 months, of which 12 have to be spent abroad and 6 at a German university.

    Apply by August 31, 2018. Visit to learn more and apply today.

    Conference Funding

    Faculty members and advanced students in the humanities, social sciences and related fields are invited to apply for co-funding to organize workshops, seminars, and conferences that embrace the interdisciplinary and/or comparative study of the history, politics, economics, law, society, culture and the arts of Germany.

    Apply by May 31, 2018. Visit to learn more and apply today.

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