Global Programs: Senior Academics and Faculty

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: Check website for updated information.


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: Application deadline for funds awarded by CIEE have passed. Check the website for details on the individual seminars.


The Center for Global Health (CGH) Short-Term Scientist Exchange Program (STSEP) promotes collaborative research between established U.S. and foreign scientists from low, middle, and upper-middle income countries by supporting, in part, exchange visits of cancer researchers between U.S. and foreign laboratories. 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.

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

Key Dates: Applications are accepted throughout the year, with application deadlines of June 1, September 1, December 1, and March 1. Candidates are notified of the funding decision within one month of these deadlines.


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: Application deadline is August 1, 2014.