funding opportunities

The IRIS Awards Office manages its own funding opportunities (Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowships, IRIS Graduate Fieldwork Awards, Incubator Grants), coordinates the campus component of a number of external programs (Boren Fellowships, Fulbright US Student Program, Fulbright-Hays DDRA, Luce Scholars Program), assists students, faculty, and staff in exploring funding options, and much more.

Explore the resources below, follow us on Twitter, and contact Mark Lilleleht, Assistant Director for Awards, with questions at awards@iris.wisc.edu & 608.265.6070.

latest awards office news & announcements

Still time to apply for the 2018 Boren Graduate Fellowship!

Boren Fellowships (for graduate students) provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. Boren Fellowships are funded … Continue reading

FLAS competition now open for Summer 2018 & AY 2018-2019

The area studies centers at UW-Madison are now accepting applications for Summer 2018 & Academic Year 2018-2019 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) awards. Open to US citizens & permanent residents, these awards assist students in acquiring foreign language and … Continue reading

Learn more about funding opportunities for international work & study!

On Tuesday, November 14, Mark Lilleleht of the IRIS Awards office will be presenting as part of an “International Scholarships Workshop”. Learn about the Boren Awards, FLAS Fellowships, Fulbright programs (including the Fulbright-Hays), Schwarzman, and more awards for foreign language or … Continue reading

Group of students on an international trip; funding opportunities for UW Madison students

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Male professor teaching a class; funding opportunities for UW Madison international studies faculty and staff

FOR FACULTY & STAFF

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Two male and two female students at an international studies campus event; funding opportunities for UW Madison international studies campus units

FOR CAMPUS UNITS

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