University of Northern Iowa

United States-Japan Foundation Grant Programs

Deadline:  July 15, 2013

Supports cooperation between the U.S. and Japan through three programs: Communication/Public Opinion funds projects that raise awareness and address issues that affect bilateral relations and stimulate quality media coverage of relevant issues; Pre-college Education supports improved instruction about Japan in U.S. schools and the U.S. in Japanese schools through creative curriculum development and teacher training; and U.S.

East European Studies (EES) Scholarships and Grants

Deadline:  September 01, 2013

Supports scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in the fields of social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. Research Grants provide support for new researchers or for scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed (12/1). Summer Research Scholarships (3/1) and Short-term Research Scholarship (3/1; 6/1; 9/1; 12/1) also available.

Travel Awards for International Collaborative Research

Deadline:  August 27, 2013 (Tentative)

Enables distinguished researchers to travel to the University of Queensland for collaborative projects. Assistance is available to scholars actively engaged in research that will contribute substantially to research activities in the nominated department. Grantees should spend at least four weeks during an academic semester at Queensland. Prospective applicants should write to the director of the appropriate School/Centre/ Institute to obtain specific program details.

Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace

Deadline:  September 06, 2013

Senior Fellowships are awarded to professionals in the broad areas of international peace and conflict management. Program is open to individuals with national or international stature in conflict resolution and mid-career professionals. Senior Fellows work in residence at USIP in Washington, D.C. for up to 10 months for up to $100,000. Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship Awards (12/13/13) provide $20,000 for 10 months of writing or field research. Must have completed all Ph.D. coursework.

U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD)

Deadline: September 16th, 2013

BARD is a competitive funding program for mutually beneficial, mission-oriented, strategic and applied research of agricultural problems, jointly conducted by American and Israeli scientists. Most BARD projects focus on increasing agricultural productivity, particularly in hot and dry climates, and emphasize plant and animal health, food quality and safety, and environmental issues. Program offers fellowships for postdoctoral research, senior research scientists and graduate students and also supports international workshops.

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