International activities are diverse and varied and to that extent, there are diverse grants and funding sources at  Georgia State can be funded through various funders.  International grant opportunities can be directly or indirectly aligned to funders priorities and as such may be easy or challenging to find.

Georgia State University recognizes the importance of funding for achieving its Goal 5 of its strategic goals and has set aside seed funds to facilitate faculty and staff’s efforts to leverage external funding for research, technical assistance and  projects, activities that foster academic, policy and civic engagements that contribute to its student learning and success.

Following are funding sources for leveraging external funding.

International Funding Request Form

The Office of International Initiatives is dedicated to supporting Georgia State faculty and staff by providing funding for activities that foster international relationships with the five task force countries and beyond. This form allows faculty and staff to submit funding requests.

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International Grant Opportunities Database

To support the university’s initiative to promote externally funded research, faculty and staff are able to find, track and share international funding opportunities by using the International Grant database which pulls data from the funding database, COS Pivot.

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Faculty International Partnership Engagement

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Georgia State is committed to engaging institutional partners both in the five task force countries and beyond. Through FIPE, OII, with funding from the Provost’s Office, provides seed funding every fiscal year to support two major strategic objectives. For more information, please click here.

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The Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship supports doctoral students from across the university as they complete their dissertations, allowing them to minimize other obligations, such as teaching. Applicants may apply for up to twelve months of funding to support focused efforts toward dissertation completion, which they will lay out in a plan detailing their monthly goals. It is expected that this plan will be written in collaboration with the applicant’s dissertation advisor and should be realistic and comprehensive. Every month, fellows will meet with the Associate Provost for Graduate Programs to discuss their progress and the students’ advisors will submit monthly status reports. Funding may be suspended at any time should a fellow fall behind on their monthly goals.

Applicants must have an approved dissertation proposal at the time of application and must be within 12 months of graduating from the time the fellowship begins.  Note that the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship is a Graduate Assistantship, and as such, you cannot be paid under another job classification (e.g., part-time faculty) within the University System of Georgia.  For more information, please review the Graduate Assistant (GA) Policy.  Georgia State University also requires that students receiving tuition waivers sign up for at least 9 credit hours, during the academic year, and 6 credit hours in the summer semester.  Noe that your home college may require registering for a larger number of credit hours each semester you the receive the assistantship.

Applicants are evaluated based on the feasibility of their monthly plan, their letters of recommendation, and their scholarly accomplishments.

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Due: March 15th, 2018

Georgia State provides seed funding through internal grant competitions for a variety of scholarly activities.  The table below provides a list and descriptions of internal grant mechanisms and notes whether applications are currently being accepted and current or future deadlines, if available.  All internal grant applications are now submitted online via the Internal Grants section in the Research Portal. Simply log into the Portal, select the Internal Grants in the drop-down menu and click on “Submit A New Grant.” You will be able to select the type of internal grant that you wish to apply for and will be guided through the application process.

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Due: Proposals accepted at any time, but preferred at least 4 months before planned conference

This program brings to Georgia State University promising and leading faculty from underrepresented minority groups for short-term (1-2 week) visits. This program serves a two-fold purpose: these visitors will enrich the intellectual life of the campus at the department level and above, and they will be positioned to communicate Georgia State University’s strengths to potential future faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. In this way, the program will enhance ongoing faculty recruitment efforts.

To accomplish both goals, visiting scholars will participate in the intellectual life of Georgia State University through a host department; ideally some planned activities during their visit will also deliberately engage faculty and students from beyond the host department. Examples of on-site activities include giving guest lectures and seminars in academic courses, conducting workshops, delivering public lectures, and interacting with students and faculty in formal and informal settings at the department, college, and/or university levels, including through interdisciplinary centers. Host departments should envision ways of sustaining such interactions following the short-term visit.

Each scholar is hosted by an academic department or equivalent unit. The host unit will handle all arrangements for a successful visit. The Office of the Provost will cover expenses (honorarium, airfare, lodging and per diem, etc.) up to a maximum of $8,000 per visiting scholar.

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Due: Proposals Accepted on a Rolling Basis