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External Fellowships for Teaching & Research Abroad
Chinese Academy of Sciences Grants for International Scientists provide financial support for individual scientists to conduct cooperative research at one of the institutes within the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
DAAD—German Academic Exchange Service is a publicly-funded independent organization of higher education institutions in Germany, providing information and financial support to over 67,000 highly-qualified students and faculty for international research and study each year.
Fulbright Scholar Program offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. WKU's Fulbright representative is Dr. Cecile Garmon.
Humboldt Sponsorship Programs for Postdoctoral Scientists and Scholars promote academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad across various stages of their careers.
IREX--International Research and Exchanges Board is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally.
Marshall Sherfield Fellowships enable American scientists or engineers to undertake post-doctoral research for a period of one to two academic years at a British university or research institute.
National Academies' Fellowships offer predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private/foundation sponsors.
National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research Grant supports interpretive research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of a minimum of one year up to a maximum of three years.
Open Society Institute & Soros Foundation Network (OSI) advocates for vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. They offer sponsorship for research and initiatives that support that mission.
U.S. National Institutes of Health – John E. Fogarty International Center's vision is a world in which the frontiers of health research extend across the globe and advances in science are implemented to reduce the burden of disease, promote health, and extend longevity for all people.
The Wenner-Gren Foundation International Collabrative Research Grants (ICRG) supports international research collaborations between two or more qualified scholars, where the principal investigators bring different and complementary perspectives, knowledge, and/or skills to the project.
WKU Resources for Faculty
When pursuing external funding opportunities, in addition to the Office of International Programs, the following WKU offices offer a number of support services to faculty members.
WKU's Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is an excellent resource for faculty pursuing external funding opportunities and can provide assistance and support throughout all stages of the process.
The Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching (FaCET) provides funding and support to faculty who develop expertise in college instructional methods and then share that expertise with the rest of campus.
OIP Workshops & Seminars
- OIP Grants to Support International Activities
- Teaching and Research Opportunities on WKU Exchange Programs and Sponsored Fellowships
- How to Create a Successful Study Abroad Course
- Teaching Abroad on Consortium and Partner Programs
- The World at Your Door: The Challenges and Rewards of Working with International Students
- Creating Cross-Cultural Professional Development Opportunities for WKU Staff Abroad: A Look at the WKU-Hanban Exchange in China