The Center for Global Initiatives offers an array of competitive funding for global opportunities to faculty, students and staff. We are especially interested in opening access to global opportunities for individuals, groups, units and disciplines traditionally underrepresented in such intellectual pursuits.

Undergraduate Student

Carolina Global Initiative Award Rolling Deadline

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Funding for students to complete a non-credit-bearing global experience in the U.S. or abroad

Class of 1938 Deadline: January 13, 2020

Junior | Sophomore | Undergraduate Student

Funding for sophomores and juniors to complete a non-credit-bearing global experience abroad during the summer.

Critical Language Scholarship Program Deadline: November 19, 2019

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Fully funded, intensive language study during the summer

First-Year Experience: Trinidad Deadline: October 4, 2019

First-Year Student | Undergraduate Student

Fully funded, faculty-led trip to Trinidad over Spring Break.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Deadline: September 19, 2019

Alumni | Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Allows graduating seniors, graduate students and recent graduates to study, research or teach in one of more than 140 countries

Global Take Off: Puerto Rico Deadline: July 28, 2019

First-Year Student | Undergraduate Student

Provides funding for students to participate in an interactive, five-day experience in Puerto Rico

Matching Funds Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Graduate Student | Staff | Undergraduate Student

Support globally themed projects and events on campus or in the surrounding community that deepen knowledge and understanding of our complex world.

Next Level Fellowship Deadline: November 11, 2019

Undergraduate Student

Fully funded, international hip hop diplomacy program over spring break

Passport to Go! Deadline: September 30, 2019

First-Year Student | Undergraduate Student

Funding for first-year or new transfer students to obtain their first U.S. passport

Student Learning Circle Rolling Deadline

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Receive funding for an academic year to support activities such as speaker series, brown bag lunches, workshops, publications, film screenings and service-learning projects.

UNC Medical Horizons Fellowship Deadline: November 11, 2019

Junior | Senior | Undergraduate Student

Funds one pre-medical student to participate in a three-week women's health program with UNC medical students and clinical faculty in Honduras

Staff

Conference Presentation Award Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Staff

Offer modest support to faculty and staff who are presenting important scholarly work at major conferences abroad.

Matching Funds Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Graduate Student | Staff | Undergraduate Student

Support globally themed projects and events on campus or in the surrounding community that deepen knowledge and understanding of our complex world.

Graduate Student

Carolina Global Initiative Award Rolling Deadline

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Funding for students to complete a non-credit-bearing global experience in the U.S. or abroad

Critical Language Scholarship Program Deadline: November 19, 2019

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Fully funded, intensive language study during the summer

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Deadline: September 19, 2019

Alumni | Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Allows graduating seniors, graduate students and recent graduates to study, research or teach in one of more than 140 countries

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Deadline to be Announced

Graduate Student

Funds dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies for six or twelve months

Global Take Off: Puerto Rico Co-Leader Deadline: July 18, 2019

Doctoral | Graduate Student | Professional & Master's

Fully-funded, professional development opportunity for a current graduate student to co-lead Global Take Off: Puerto Rico

Matching Funds Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Graduate Student | Staff | Undergraduate Student

Support globally themed projects and events on campus or in the surrounding community that deepen knowledge and understanding of our complex world.

Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award Deadline: March 2, 2020

Graduate Student

Help students early in their doctoral studies do preliminary explorations in preparation for writing their dissertation proposal

Student Learning Circle Rolling Deadline

Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Receive funding for an academic year to support activities such as speaker series, brown bag lunches, workshops, publications, film screenings and service-learning projects.

The James Peacock REACH Fellowship Deadline: March 2, 2020

Graduate Student

Funding for Ph.D. students interested in exploring alternative academic (Alt-Ac) careers

Faculty

Conference Presentation Award Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Staff

Offer modest support to faculty and staff who are presenting important scholarly work at major conferences abroad.

Curriculum Development Award Deadline to be Announced

Faculty

To help faculty infuse global content into their courses.

Faculty Working Group Rolling Deadline

Faculty

Foster innovative and interdisciplinary research by supporting critique scholarly works, visiting speakers, conferences, grant proposals and embedding research into the curriculum.

Matching Funds Rolling Deadline

Faculty | Graduate Student | Staff | Undergraduate Student

Support globally themed projects and events on campus or in the surrounding community that deepen knowledge and understanding of our complex world.

Alumni

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Deadline: September 19, 2019

Alumni | Graduate Student | Undergraduate Student

Allows graduating seniors, graduate students and recent graduates to study, research or teach in one of more than 140 countries

Upcoming Funding Related Events & Deadlines

Tue 19

[Deadline] Critical Language Scholarship Program

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am8:00 pm EST
Jan 13

[DEADLINE] Class of 1938

Monday, January 13, 2020