Provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students who are studying or conducting research on countries and regions deemed important to U.S. national security. Recipients must commit to one year of government service in a U.S. federal agency following graduation. Applications are due in early January. More information can be found on the Institute for Regional and International Studies website.
CREECA Graduate Student Short-Term Research Awards
Current UW-Madison graduate and professional school students of any discipline may apply for short-term travel awards of up to $4,000 to conduct research in Russia, Eastern/Central Europe, and/or Eurasia/Central Asia. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the academic year. For more information and application instructions, click here.
Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP)
For recent B.S./B.A. graduates, master’s and doctoral candidates, and young professionals and artists. Provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Applications are typically due in September. More information can be found on the Institute for Regional and International Studies website.
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad
To support doctoral students conducting research in other countries, in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of six to 12 months. The application is typically due in the spring. More information can be found on the Institute for Regional and International Studies website.
IRIS Graduate Student Summer Fieldwork Award
Provides support for UW-Madison graduate students to conduct a minimum of 6 weeks of summer fieldwork outside the US. Deadline is typically in mid-February. More details can be found on the IRIS website.
Lapinski Graduate Scholarship
For graduate students entering UW-Madison or continuing in a UW-Madison graduate program, the Lapinski Scholarship provides money for UW-Madison tuition for students studying Polish language, literature and culture. Application instructions and deadlines can be found here.
Title VIII Fellowships
For U.S. citizens to study Kazakh, Tajik, Uyghur, or Uzbek at UW-Madison’s Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI). Applications typically due February 1.