Global Funding Opportunities

Some of the important funding opportunities for international students are listed in this page.


Fullbright program is a program of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students and scholars among others.



Administered by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS), PEER is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries, partnered with USG-supported collaborators, to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics with strong potential development impacts.



NSF provides EAPSI Fellows with a $5,000 stipend and roundtrip airplane ticket to the host location. Our foreign counterparts provide in-country living expenses and accommodations (arrangements vary by host location).


The Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) serves as a focal point for international science and engineering activities both inside and outside NSF.


Science Across Virtual Institutes (SAVI) is a mechanism to foster and strengthen interaction among scientists, engineers and educators around the globe.


ISE will provide postdoctoral fellowship support for international research and education activities in partnership with NSF’s directorate postdoctoral fellowship programs.


The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is our official publication for NIH grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities.


The Fogarty International Center’s programs provide funding to perform research and to train researchers in a variety of global health areas.


The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) International Professorship Program is intended to provide microbiological expertise and resources to faculty and students throughout the world, and to facilitate international collaborations between institutions.


Supporting transatlantic partnerships around research and higher education.


The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering.




Indo-US Funding Opportunities

Indo-US Joint Clean Energy Research and Development Center (JCERDC)
The aim of the JCERDC is to facilitate joint research and development on clean energy by teams of scientists, technologists and engineers from India and the United States. Application Submission Deadline : 23rd September 2016
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IUSSTF Research Fellowship
Indo-US Science & Technology Forum
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Indo-US Professorships in Microbiology

American Society for Microbiology

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Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)

Govt. of India approved a new program titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists nad entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagements with the institutes of higer education in India.
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 US-China Funding Opportunities

U.S.-China Collaborative Biomedical Research Program
National Institutes of Health
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US-UK Funding Opportunities

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)
National Science Foundation
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Grant Schemes by Royal Society

The Royal Society
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