The International Institute (II) and its centers provide resources that help faculty enrich the educational environment for students. The II also serves as a connecting point for faculty to network with other scholars on campus and at partnering institutions worldwide.

II Experiential Learning Fund (ELF)

The Experiential Learning Fund (ELF) is designed to support faculty-led group travel for undergraduate, graduate or professional school students wishing to incorporate an education abroad experiential component into an ongoing course.
Deadline: December 3, 2014 (for trips during winter recess or for trips during spring/summer); February 23, 2015 (for trips during spring/summer)

CIES Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. These prestigious grants provide funding for recipients to lecture or conduct research abroad for periods of two to 12 months in 140 countries.
Deadline: August 1, 2014

II Enterprise Fund (IIEF)

The newly established Enterprise Fund is designed to fund projects that spur intellectual and academic innovation, address topics of global importance, and create conversations and collaborations across the area studies community.

Deadline: April 3, 2015    

II Fund for Conferences and Workshops

The International Institute contributes to the support of conferences and workshops that make substantial contributions to international learning on the University of Michigan campus and in the Ann Arbor community.
Deadline: Rolling (application must be submitted 90 days in advance of the proposed activity)

II Fund for Performances, Films, and Exhibitions

The International Institute Fund for Performances, Films, and Exhibitions provides support for performances, films and related programs, exhibitions, etc. that make substantial contributions to international learning on the U-M campus and beyond.
Deadline: Rolling (application must be submitted 90 days in advance of the proposed activity)

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowships

U.S. Department of Education (US/ED) Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowships are only for a very narrow range of faculty members who wish to conduct 3-12 months of research abroad.
Deadline: No competition has been held since 2011. If there is a competition for future awards the deadline will be announced on this webpage following Congressional approval of funding.