Global Programs: Senior Academics and Faculty

Scientific Cooperation Research Program- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Proposals for joint research, extension and education projects among US and international agricultural professionals can be submitted through this program. This program supports agriculture professionals focused on improving agricultural productivity, creating sustainable agricultural systems, and building regional or global trade capacity. Researchers are given up to two years to complete an individual project.

Agencies Involved: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service.

Key Dates: 2013 Request for Applications has been published and the closing date for applications is Jan 4, 2013.


CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars (IFDS)

The International Faculty Development Seminars consist of 1-2 weeks of lectures and networking opportunities for active or retired faculty and/or administrators of higher education institutions from all academic concentrations. Seminars take place between May-July of 2013.

Agencies Involved: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Key Dates: January 15, 2013 is the application deadline for both the IFDS Alumni Scholarship and the Ping Faculty Development Fellowship. The IFDS Summer 2013 deadline is March 1, 2013. Check the website for details on the individual seminars.


Short-term Scientist Exchange Program

Candidates applying for this program must have at least 3 years postdoctoral experience in cancer research and must possess an invitation from a qualified sponsor. Research visits can vary from one week to six months in duration. This program promotes collaborative research between US and foreign scientists from developing countries.

Agencies Involved: National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Key Dates: Applications can be submitted throughout the year. Notification of approval will be provided within 30 days of receipt of application.


Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Each year, the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad to lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional degree. Some awards within the catalog may have specific requirements.

Agencies Involved: The Fulbright Program, United States Department of State, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

Key Dates: Call for 2014-2015 competition will open on February 1, 2013.