Global Grants and Opportunities for Faculty

A significant part of the mission of the IANR Global Engagement Office is to support faculty in the continuation and generation of international collaborations, field work, fellowships, and more. This aids in their own professional and academic development as well as helps them to internationalize the curriculum to help prepare students to thrive in our globalized world. Please see the current opportunities below and contact us if you have questions about these or other international endeavors.

SPRINT Initiative - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration 2021 Call for Proposals

Due January 31, 2022

Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) in partnership with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announce the call for proposals under the SPRINT initiative - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration. The call aims to promote the engagement of researchers affiliated with higher education and research institutions in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to: further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects and work cooperatively, with the purpose of elaborating joint research projects for the medium and long term. FAPESP and IANR (Agricultural Research Division and IANR Global Engagement) will each fund the equivalent of US $10,000 per proposal per year (total of US $20,000 per year). Interested in applying? Contact Liana Calegare for more details. 

Awards: 1 award of $20,000 for a maximum 24 months

Global Experience Innovation Fund

Due: Check back for possible renewal of this opportunity. 

The Education Abroad Office, in partnership with the Office of Global Strategies, has created a Global Experiences Innovation Fund to support faculty and staff in the development and promotion of innovative virtual, on-campus or "glocal," and domestic programs for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021. In addition, the Fund will support faculty and staff efforts to integrate education abroad more seamlessly into the curriculum. Interested faculty/staff are invited to submit 1) a statement of interest describing their vision for the program (suggested 500 word limit), 2) a brief letter of support from the chair of the academic unit and/or staff member’s direct supervisor, and 3) a budget request.

Awards: Award amounts will range from $1,000 to $8,000, with consideration given to higher amounts if warranted.

Updated November 29, 2021


For further opportunities across more disciplines, visit the UNL Office of Global Strategies grants page