Funding, grants, fellowships, and scholarships.

 The Curriculum in Global Studies does not endorse or otherwise guarantee the quality of these opportunities.

ASMEA Grants

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to offer the following Grant opportunities to its Members in conjunction with the Twelfth Annual ASMEA Conference from October 31 – November 2, 2019 in Washington, D.C.  ASMEA is offering Research Grants up to $2500 to qualified students and scholars engaged in the study of the Middle East and Africa. ASMEA is offering Travel Grants up to $750 to qualified scholars and students to present their research at the Twelfth Annual Conference. You must be a member of ASMEA.

Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service

Community Engagement Fellowship

Deadline: February 10th. The Community Engagement Fellowship program awards a maximum of eight fellowships of up to $2,000 each year for engagement or engaged scholarship projects that are responsive to community priorities and have an academic connection. Returning, full-time graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill are eligible to apply and funds may be allocated to a university unit, student organization or directly to the student.

Consular Fellows Program

The Consular Fellows Program offers candidates a unique opportunity to serve their country, utilize their foreign language skills, and develop valuable skills and experience that will serve them well in follow-on professions. Foreign Service Consular Fellows serve in U.S. embassies and consulates overseas alongside Foreign Service Officers, other U.S. agency personnel, and locally-employed staff. Using their language skills in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, or Arabic, their primary duty is to adjudicate visas for foreign nationals.

Global Partnership Awards

Deadline: March 15th. The Global Partnership Awards are designed to help sustain and develop partnerships between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and international institutions. Awards will be made to support faculty, staff and graduate students engaging in collaborations with colleagues at international institutions (typically colleges or universities), with preference given to proposals that include designated UNC-Chapel Hill strategic or key partners. Individuals collaborating with colleagues at any international institution are welcome to apply.

  • Maximum $3,000

Global Studies MA Student Summer Awards

Deadline: March 22nd. The Curriculum in Global Studies is pleased to announce a call for proposals for summer field experience awards.

  • Summer
  • $1,000 – $1,500 estimate
  • US or abroad

GPSF Travel Awards

GPSF can provide funding for your conference or research travel if NO other funding is available through other means, such as department funding, grants, or funds from your Advisor, Principle Investigator (PI), or Mentor.

  • Deadline varies by when it is used
  • reimbursements only

Foreign Language & Areas Studies Fellowship

  • Stipend and funded
  • Summer and year-long offered
  • Applications for Arabic, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Hindi-Urdu, Polish and Russian will be prioritized for funding

Humanities Professional Pathway Award

The Humanities Professional Pathway award offers graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences the opportunity to pursue project-based applied research within the setting of cultural institutions, during the summer of 2018.

  • Summer 2018
  • Deadline: March 19th @ 11:50 PM
  • $4,500

Vimy Global Team Award

Inspired by the adventures and pioneering spirit of UNC alumnus Peter McMillan ’81, the Vimy award is given annually to one interdisciplinary team of students (Vimy scholars) working collaboratively to pursue research or service projects outside the United States. Made possible by the Global Education Fund, up to $15,000 is provided to fund a summer team project abroad.