Cornell University

International Programs

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Funding Sources for Students

Boren Fellowships & Scholarships
The applications for the 2014-2015 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations.

Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China
The Vice Provost for International Relations welcomes applications for the annual competition of the Jeffrey Sean Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China. Established in honor of former President Lehman's commitment to fostering Cornell's global linkages, and in particular to building partnerships with Chinese universities, the Lehman Fund supports exchanges and/or research collaborations between Cornell faculty and graduate students and their counterparts at China's major research universities. Detailed guidelines and the budget form may be found in the Spotlight feature on the International Gateway.

Doctoral Dissertation Seed Grant Competition
The Contentious Politics team at the Institute for the Social Sciences invites Cornell Ph.D. students to submit proposals for small seed grants in support of dissertation research related to its interdisciplinary theme project.

International Experience Grants
ILR International Programs will make available a limited number of small grants to ILR undergraduate and graduate students to support educational and research activities that enhance the student's international experience by facilitating the student's presence abroad.
Donate to the International Experience Grants Fund.

International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
The fellowship, designed to support distinguished graduate students in the humanities & social sciences conducting dissertation field research in all areas & regions of the world, is administered by the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies. Fifty fellowships of approximately $20,000 will be awarded with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies
The Einaudi Center offers help in identifying additional sources of funding for international research, study and scholarship. They also offer information sessions for graduate students to help with searching and applying for funding. Visit their calendar for more information on these information sessions.

Cornell Office of Sponsored Programs
OSP offers online sources to assist faculty and research staff in identifying sources of funding.

The Council of European Studies

The Council for European Studies provides additional sources of support for research in or about Europe for young scholars or those beginning work on their dissertations.

Institute for European Studies
The Institute administers several programs supporting research in Europe. Fellowships, field research grants and other competitions are run for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty.

The European Union Studies Association
The EUSA Executive Committee announces the EUSA Haas Fund Fellowship Competition which awards at least one unrestricted fellowship of $2,000 to support the dissertation research of any graduate pursuing an EU-related dissertation topic.


ILR Worldwide


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