Student Funding

Graduate Student Research and Conference Travel Grants

Funds may be used to pursue individual research projects domestically and internationally, or to attend/present research for a conference or workshop that explores topics in Islam and Muslim communities.

Undergraduate Event Co-Sponsorship Awards

Funds may be used to support any event that promotes the understanding of global Islamic culture and Muslim societies worldwide, with preference for events that include an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multi-confessional dimension.

ISP Summer Fellowships

The Islamic Studies Program (ISP) seeks applications from undergraduate students for grants up to $3,000 toward summer projects in the U.S. or abroad in the field of Islamic studies.
Deadline: March 15

Other Funding Resources

International Institute
Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Department of Near Eastern Studies
Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies

University of Michigan Travel Policy

Effective 9/1/11, all U-M students traveling abroad for University-related purposes (i.e., participating in study, research, work, or volunteer programs organized or supported by U-M departments/units or for which U-M in-residence credit is granted) are required to 

  1. Register their travel in the U-M Travel Registry and 
  2. Buy U-M’s Travel Abroad Health Insurance. Students may also buy this insurance for personal or leisure travel abroad.

For information about immunizations and other travel-related health matters, see Travel Health Services.