Grants for Faculty & Staff

Find funding for your international projects and research

OIA, IUPUI, and Indiana University offer a variety of grants to fund international education and projects. We also help faculty and staff explore external grants, such as the Fulbright.

IUPUI Funding

International Partnership Development Fund

IUPUI faculty can apply for grants of up to $3,000 to enhance collaborative international research and collaboration activities with IUPUI’s partner institutions in Kenya, China, India, UK, Thailand, Vietnam and elsewhere. 

Learn more and apply for research funding

Faculty & Staff Undergraduate Recruitment Travel Grant

Grants of up to $1,000 each may be awarded to faculty or academic staff members to support school-approved international undergraduate student recruitment efforts in target regions. 

Contact us to learn more and apply

International Research Development Fund (IRDF)

IRDF grantees can receive up to $15,000 to enhance international research and scholarly activity. Generally, the IRDF grant serves as venture capital to stimulate additional funding for international activities. Deadline: November 1st.

Learn more about the IRDF

Indiana University International Funding

The IU Office of the Vice President for International Affairs support faculty international research and teaching through several programs, including:

  • Exchange Program Opportunities with International Partners
  • Gateway–China and Gateway–India Seed Grants
  • International Short-term Visitors Grants
  • Language Learning Grants
  • Overseas Conference Grants
  • Overseas Study Program Development Grants
Explore IU International Funding

External International Funding

We can provide you with guidance and support as you explore external funding opportunities and programs.

The Fulbright Scholars Program provides teaching and research grants to U.S. faculty working in more than 125 countries. Many IUPUI faculty have received Fulbright grants.

Learn more about Fulbright at IUPUI 

Other potential funding agencies include: