funding opportunities for departments & campus units

International Research and Training Grants for Incoming Graduate Students (Awards offered starting in 2016)

The purpose of these grants is to serve as an inducement to incoming graduate students/candidates with an international & area studies orientation to study at the UW-Madison. Any UW-Madison unit that admits graduate students may nominate up to four candidates. The deadline to submit for 2017 grants is January 23, 2017.

Mellon Foundation Area and International Studies Fellowships for Incoming Graduate Students (Awarded 2013-2015)

The purpose of these fellowships was to recruit strong incoming graduate students who will at some point in their graduate training require a period of international fieldwork or development of language or cultural competence off the UW-Madison campus. About 20-25 fellowships were awarded annually. The award release request form for recipients of these awards is available here. Complete details are included on the form.