Viterbi Global Funding Opportunities

A selection of important funding opportunities for international students and researchers

Indo-U.S. Funding Opportunities

NSF and Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) collaboration
This NSF-MeitY collaborative opportunity focuses on research and technological development in all aspects of semiconductor research, next generation communication systems, cyber-security, sustainability and green technologies, and intelligent transportation systems.
Proposals may be submitted for collaborative research to the Small Project class of the CISE Core Programs. U.S. investigators are encouraged to submit to NSF by the target date of January 5, 2024.
The agenda and more information on how to register for a Research Collaboration Workshop in the New Delhi area on November 2-3, 2023 will be available soon.
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Vaibhav Fellowship - Dept. of Science and Technology, India
Dept. of Science and Technology India, equivalent of NSF, has announced a collaborative program called Vaibhav fellowship.
This Fellowship program allows for a faulty to visit an Indian Institution for one or two months in a year, and they provide reasonably good financial support. The program is open to faculty or researchers who are of Indian origin.
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United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF)
As one of its flagship bilateral programs, the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) administers the USISTEF, through which Grant-in-Aid support is provided to start-up initiatives to the extent of USD 400,000.

The call for proposals under this program has recently been announced and online submission is currently open with a deadline of 15 October 2022.
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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

IUSSTF Research Fellowship
Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum
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IUSSTF Research Fellowship
Research project funded by IUSSTF on high resolution air quality monitoring and air pollutant data analytics.

Indo-U.S. Professorships in Microbiology
American Society for Microbiology

Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN)

The Government of India has approved a new program titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagements with the institutes of higher education in India.
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U.S.-China Funding Opportunities

U.S.-China Collaborative Biomedical Research Program
National Institutes of Health
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U.S.-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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Published on March 9th, 2017

Last updated on May 9th, 2024