UMD: A Globally Connected University

Funding Opportunities


Looking for funding for an international project? Here are a number of sources, both internal and external, that you should consider.

  • The Global Classrooms Initiative offers grants of $10,000 over three years to help you create and run courses with a global partner.
  • The Global Partnership Travel Grants program provides up to $5,000 to faculty in support of projects that will either create new international relationships for UMD, or deepen existing ones. Staff may apply for grants in order to add an international dimension to their work.
  • Joint Research Workshops offer funding for collaboration and complementary research between UMD and Tel Aviv University (TAU).
  • There are a number of Fulbright programs to which UMD faculty and staff can apply.
  • UMD’s membership in the Universitas 21 global consortium of leading research universities gives faculty and staff access to several programs.
  • UMD’s Division of Research now subscribes to the SpinPLUS database of grants.