The Einaudi Center and its area studies and thematic programs offer many forms of support to graduate and undergraduate students. Please click here for a list of funding deadlines and here for a list of upcoming information sessions.
Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program
The Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program offers seminars, workshops, and mentoring to 12 PhD students in the social sciences or humanities who are developing research projects abroad, or domestic research projects on topics that connect to global issues. The one-year program includes intensive workshops in the spring and fall semesters, and covers up to $5,000 in costs for summer research.
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships
Supported by federal funding, FLAS fellowships assist graduate and undergraduate students studying foreign languages or pursuing area or international studies.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program and Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
The Einaudi Center manages Cornell's participation in the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Fulbright-Hays DDRA program of the U.S. Department of Education. The center's Fulbright advisor provides assistance to students applying for these grants.
International Research Travel Grants sponsored by the Einaudi Center support between 80 and 100 graduate and professional students in their research and field work in countries outside the United States.
International program funding
Off-Campus Opportunities Fund
Cornell undergrads can apply online for grants from the Off-Campus Opportunities Fund. Deadline is March 1, 2017 for grants for this coming summer. The grants support a variety of off-campus learning experiences offered by Global Cornell, the Einaudi Center, Cornell Abroad: Office of International Education, Engaged Cornell, and the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives.
Graduate School funding
The Graduate School provides international conference grants, travel grants, and summer foreign language grants for registered students. Information is also available on external fellowships, grants, and scholarships.
The Einaudi Center maintains a searchable database for postdoctoral opportunities in international studies.
Additional funding information
• GrantForward (former IRIS search tool)
• Foundation Directory Online (select “Databases” and enter “Foundation Directory Online”)