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Funding International Collaboration

Global Research Collaboration Grant

The “Global Research Collaboration Grant” or “GRCG” program is open to all UGA faculty and administrative staff pursuing externally funded international research and technical assistance initiatives. To be eligible, proposals must identify and commit to pursue specific sources of external funding as a result of the activities enabled by the GRCG grant.

University of Georgia/University of Liverpool SEED Grant Program

As part of the University of Georgia / University of Liverpool Partnership, UGA provides financial and logistical support for preliminary work toward full-fledged collaborative projects in research and scholarship between the two institutions.

OIE-OVPR External Funding Database

International funding opportunities are compiled by the Office of International Education and include research as well as international capacity building and technical assistance opportunities of interest to UGA faculty. In some cases, investigators will be required to partner with colleagues from institutions abroad to access funding.


Pivot is a subscription database of more than 25,000 funding opportunities from numerous sponsors across all disciplines. Queries can be customized to identify particular international funding opportunities by target discipline, target country or both.

Fulbright Scholar Program

The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

OVPR Foreign Travel Assistance Program

The OVPR foreign travel assistance program provides support in the form of round-trip airfare for travel to foreign destinations specifically to participate in conferences for faculty and graduate students. Awards are made through a competitive process, and funding is not guaranteed.

International Travel Funds from the Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost has allocated funds for FY 2016 to support international faculty travel to attend meetings to present research papers.

Franklin International Faculty Exchange Visits

During the regular academic term, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences invites Franklin departments to nominate faculty from institutions outside the U.S. to engage in a one-week faculty exchange visit with a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in the department. This program aims to promote research and teaching collaborations between Franklin faculty and faculty at partner institutions throughout the world.

Franklin Summer International Scholars Program

Each summer the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences invites faculty from institutions outside the U.S. to teach one summer semester course. These programs aim to reach beyond traditional paradigms of student study abroad and pursue substantive faculty collaborations with partner institutions throughout the world.

UGA-Croatia Program Support Fund

Limited funding is available each year to facilitate programs that support greater understanding of Croatia on the part of UGA faculty, students and administrators and to enhance knowledge of UGA within Croatia.