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International Research Funding Alert

March 2022

Texas Tech International Research Data Base

The Office of International Affairs is proud to unveil the updated International Research Data Base. This database is intended as a resource for faculty members trying to establish contacts in various international locations. The database catalogs and displays researchers who have experience working in or with a particular country. Faculty members are encouraged to upload and periodically update their research history to be available for other researchers.

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Title:100K Strong U.S.-Brazil Innovation Fund Grant Competition
Sponsor:Partners of the Americas
Deadline:March 28, 2022
Summary:The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA) at the U.S. Department of State (DOS), the U.S. Mission in Brazil and Partners of the Americas (POA) invite higher education institutions (HEIs) from the United States and from Brazil to partner and submit proposals in this Brazil-U.S. focused 100,000 Strong in the Americas (100K) Innovation Fund grant competition. Teams of HEIs between the United States and Brazil are invited to submit grant proposals that show how they will use these 100K Innovation Fund grants to design and carry out new models of academic exchange and training programs for students—both virtually and in-person. We encourage grant proposals focused on developing new models of academic training and exchange programs that will benefit diverse student populations.
Title:Study of the U.S. Institutes for Global Student Leaders
Sponsor:Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Deadline:April 7, 2022
Summary:The SUSIs for Global Student Leaders provide multinational groups of undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, and institutions. Each of the five Institutes focuses on a theme or topics in U.S. studies and will be five weeks in duration, including an approximately four-week academic residency at a U.S. academic institution and an approximately one-week integrated educational study tour. Four institutes will take place over the course of five weeks in summer 2023 and one Institute will take place in winter 2024.
Title:Finding Accessible Interoperable Reusable Open Science Research
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:April 12, 2022
Amount:$1.5 million
Summary:The FAIROS RCN program seeks to create three-year Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) which will foster catalytic improvements in scientific communities focusing on the FAIR (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reuse) guiding principles and Open Science best practices. This program will support a broad range of activities by these new RCNs to advance the means by which investigators can share information and ideas, coordinate ongoing or planned research activities, foster synthesis and new collaborations, including international, develop community standards, and in other ways advance science and education through communication and sharing of research products through FAIROS strategies.
Title:Norway-U.S. Joint Research Program - UTFORSK
Sponsor:Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills
Deadline:April 20, 2022
Amount:See Solicitation for Details
Summary:The Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C. is pleased to introduce UTFORSK, a program for funding of joint projects between HEI’s in Norway and the United States and eight other prioritized countries. The projects may engage in bilateral cooperation (Norway-US) or multilateral cooperation involving a partner in Norway and the US as well as one or more of the other eligible countries (Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, Russia, South Africa, and South Korea). The program is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. We invite you to submit proposals for collaborative projects supporting one or more of the following: development and implementation of joint educational activities; increased student mobility, including internships/work placements; integration of higher education and research; strengthened involvement of non-academic partners.
Title:Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan
Sponsor:National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline:April 27, 2022
Summary:The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan-United States Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The goals of the program are to promote Japan studies in the United States, to encourage U.S.-Japanese scholarly exchange, and to support the next generation of Japan scholars in the United States. Appropriate disciplines include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, and sociology. Awards usually result in articles, monographs, books, e-books, digital materials, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources.
Title:U.S. Embassy Mozambique PAS Annual Program Statement - Cycle 1
Sponsor:Department of State
Deadline:May 1, 2022
Amount:Please See Announcement
Summary:PAS Mozambique invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Mozambique through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with an American expert, organization, or institution in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Title:U.S. Embassy Samoa PAS Annual Program Statement
Sponsor:Department of State
Deadline:May 27, 2022
Amount:See Solicitation for Details
Summary:PAS Samoa invites Statement of Interest (SOI) for projects that seek to do at least one of the following: promote the U.S-Samoa bilateral relationship, increase connections between the people of the United States and Samoa (particularly youth), promote democratic institutions and civic engagement, strengthen U.S.--Samoa cooperation and coordination on global issues of shared interest (e.g. combatting climate change, supporting Indo-Pacific security, promoting diversity and inclusion), advance STEM education and science and tech innovation and research links, support human rights, and promote the mutual benefits of bilateral trade and investment.
Title:International Research in Infectious Diseases (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Sponsor:National Institutes of Health
Deadline:July 15, 2022
Amount:See Solicitation for Details
Summary:The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite applications for support of research on infectious diseases in eligible (resource constrained) foreign countries. Applicant organizations must be headquartered in foreign (non-U.S.) resource-constrained countries (i.e. low-income economies, lower-middle-income economies, and upper-middle-income economies by World Bank Classification). Eligibility status of applicant organizations will be determined by this World Bank Classification list at application submission date. Research should focus on infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, of interest to the local country and important from a global health perspective. Collaborative projects involving investigators from international sites and the U.S. are particularly encouraged. These grants will serve to build independent research capacity by providing direct funding to investigators who do not currently have NIH-funded grant or contract awards for research projects. The intent of these activities is to advance the development of local scientific expertise.
Title:International Research Experience for Students
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:Track I-September 20, 2022; Track II-September 27, 2022
Amount:$1.5 million
Summary:The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality international research, education, and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas.
Title:Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet)
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:October 10, 2022
Amount:See Solicitation
Summary:The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage research and educational resources to tackle grand research challenges that require significant coordinated international efforts. The program seeks to foster high-impact science and engineering by providing opportunities to cooperatively identify and coordinate efforts to address knowledge gaps and research needs.