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Funding Opportunities

We have compiled a list of suggested resources for funding opportunities that might be available to you.  This list is not intended to be all inclusive nor do we guarantee that you will receive the funding.  You are responsible for complying with all rules and/or conditions of the funding opportunity you are applying for.  CCIS is not directly connected to any of these funding opportunities nor do we derive any benefit from it's use.

Current Funding Opportunities

Deadline for receipt of proposals: March 22, 2019

UC Collaborative to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity (UC PromISE) Research Grants:

The newly-established UC Collaborative to Promote Immigrant and Student Equity (UC PromISE) which aims to promote policy-relevant research on how immigration policies have exacerbated vulnerabilities among undocumented students and expanded collateral consequences to citizen students with undocumented parents. Funded by a two-year UC multicampus research program and initiatives grant, UC PromISE will be launching a UC-wide research study and a series of programs and conferences to support scholars and stakeholders doing research in this area.

UC PromISE is currently soliciting applications for UC faculty research grants (up to $12,000) and UC graduate student fellowships (up to $7,000) to support work in this area. Please click on the above link to submit your applications.  For additional information:

UC Faculty:  UCPromISE-Faculty
UC Graduate Students:  UCPromis-Graduate

Deadline for receipt of proposals: February 25, 2019

Collaborative Research Grants:

Collaborative Research Grants provide up to $25,000 for 1.5 years. Grants provide seed funding to teams of UC and Mexican researchers with beginning projects in basic and applied collaborative research, instructional development, and public service and education projects that apply research to public issues. The primary objective of the program is to enable the establishment of new collaborative initiatives with the potential for creating permanent ties between UC campuses and Mexican institutions that will grow and continue with the support of other institutional and extramural funds.


Deadline for receipt of proposals: February 25, 2019

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships:

The Postdoctoral program provides fellowships for Mexican PhDs at University of California campuses and for UC PhDs at Mexican institutions. In addition, the program seeks to support existing or developing binational academic networks by enhancing collaborative research projects between UC and Mexican faculty and institutions through the innovative involvement and training of new researchers.

If you are interested in applying and would like assistance, contact Misty Cervantes Nguyen at for GPS SSC help.

Resources for Funding Opportunities

UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) - Campus Alert Newsletter

Sign up for this newsletter to receive information on fellowships, internships, grants, and other opportunities for students, faculty, and young professionals in the social sciences. Sent out on the first and third Friday of the month.

Chancellor's Research Excellence Scholarships (CRES) - Information & Application Guidelines

Scholarships for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars

National Institutes of Health - Grants & Funding

NIH offers funding for many types of grants, contracts, and even programs that help repay loans for researchers. Learn about these programs, as well as about NIH's budget process, grant funding strategies, and policies, and more.

Fogarty International Center - Funding Opportunities

The Fogarty International Center at NIH offers a variety of funding opportunities to support the field of global health research. Fogarty also offers a variety of resources for those seeking global health research funding across NIH, and from other organizations. Program - Search Grants

The program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget.  Provide a common website for federal agencies to post discretionary funding opportunities and for grantees to find and apply to them.