International Student Grants

International Student Grants are available for foreign nationals who want to study in the U.S. and in participating countries. Funding is available for international students at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels.

Students who wish to apply for fellowships, scholarships, and formal grants offered through the National Institutes of Health are advised to prepare early, collect materials, and know the requirements for each type of funding opportunity.

Foreign academic institutions and non-profit organizations are also eligible to apply for U.S.-based fellowship funding. Grant opportunities are typically available for foreign researchers in the fields of medicine, science, and public policy studies.

Larger organizations have the option of conducting research inside and outside of the U.S., depending upon the funding opportunity offered through Grants.gov. Interested candidates are subjected to a rigorous application process administered through one or more mediums and are required to delegate research project responsibilities.

The following international student grant funding opportunities are available to both foreign students and researchers.

American Australian Association

Address: 50 Broadway, Suite 2003, New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 338-6860

The American Australian Association is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to contribute to the strengthening of ties between the United States and Australia. Specifically, the association creates corporate, education, and social programs to build relationships with U.S. business entities, academic institutions, and organizations focused on meeting the needs of cultural communities.

Founded in 1948, the association holds an annual benefit dinner whereby contributors donate to the Education Fund, which is the “leading Australian-US Fellowship program devoted to promoting intellectual exchange.” To date, the association has distributed more than $2.5 million to over 80 fellows. With this in mind, the association offers the following fellowships:

  • Australia to USA
  • USA to Australia
  • APSA Congressional
  • Corporate Fellowships
  • Doug Wisor Memorial Wine Scholarship

Australia to USA

Deadline: April 15th
Contact: jhelum.bagchi@aaanyc.org
Application: Online

The Australia to USA Fellowship is an advanced research study grant with a maximum of $30,000 good for one year in the U.S. The purpose of the fellowship is to build upon economic partnerships between the U.S. and Australia. The fellowship supports the following fields of study:

  • Biology
  • Conservation
  • Engineering
  • Geology/Geophysics
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Pediatrics
  • Science
  • Sustainability
  • Technology

Level: Students applying for the research grant must be enrolled in an accredited institution at the graduate or post-graduate level.

Enrollment: Students must be accepted for full-time study into a U.S.-based institution.

Citizenship: Students must be an Australian citizen or classified as a permanent resident.

Term: Fellowships are good for one year of full-time research study.

USA to Australia

Deadline: November 15th
Contact: jhelum.bagchi@aaanyc.org
Application: Online

The USA to Australia Fellowship awards U.S. recipients for research study in Australia. The fellowship supports the following fields of study:

  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Mining
  • Life Sciences
  • Oceanography/Marine Sciences
  • Stem Cell Research
  • Sustainability

Level: Students applying for the research grant must apply at the graduate level.

Enrollment: Students must provide proof of acceptance into a Australian-based institution.

Citizenship: Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at the time of application.

Term: Fellowships are good for one year of full-time research study.

APSA Congressional

Deadline: January 31st
Contact: jhelum.bagchi@aaanyc.org
Application: By mail

The American Political Science Association (APSA) is a professional organization comprised of more than 15,000 members. The organization provides research on the field of political science and provides services for political scientists within domestic and international membership organizations.

The APSA promotes scholarly research, excellence in teaching, diversity in the profession, and the application of intellectual standards. The organization disseminates research and promotes political participation.

The APSA Congressional Fellowship Program falls under the American Australian Association program of grants. It is a congressional fellowship whereby fellows gain a practical understanding of the legislative process. The program begins in November and is good for one year.

For the first nine months, fellows enroll in a three-week intensive orientation where they learn about the legislative process in connection to current congressional affairs. Following orientation, they complete office assignments from Capitol Hill and enroll in enrichment opportunities to further the purpose of the fellowship program, which entails deepening the learning experience.

Fellows receive a monthly stipend for ten months ($3,800), program-related international travel funds, book allowance ($160), funds for travel expenses incurred in attending the Canadian Parliament, and funds for trips to the fellow’s Congress member.

How to Apply

All applicants must be Australian citizens. A student submitting an application to the fellowship program must possess excellent writing and speaking skills and also have at least three years of work experience in their chosen field of study. Candidates for the fellowship include the following:

  • Political Journalists
  • Early to Mid-Career Academics
  • Experts from the following fields: foreign policy, economics, environment, science, migration

The fellowship program also permits applications from representatives in the field of business who work for trade organizations, members of think tanks and labor unions, and other individuals who can demonstrate the expertise in building existing public policy and political ties between the U.S. and Australia. These include diplomats.

A complete fellowship application must include the following:

  • Resume and cover letter outlining academic pursuits, public policy interests, and current position
  • 3 Letters of recommendation; recommender must provide full contact information
  • 1 Writing sample; the sample can be published or unpublished
  • 1 Personal essay; in the essay address why the fellowship program is important for helping you to meet your future career and professional goals. Provide specific information about the congressional office you would like to work within and the current issues you feel you would like to center your studies.

Fellows will be chosen based upon the following factors:

  • Commitment to US-Australian relations
  • Written and oral presentation
  • Professional experience
  • Current involvement in Australian public policy

Application

Applicants to the fellowship program must submit all materials to Diane Sinclair.

Diane Sinclair
Vice President
50 Broadway Suite 2003
New York, NY 10004
tel: +1 212 338 6860 ext 217
fax: +1 212 338 6864
diane.sinclair@aaanyc.org

Corporate Fellowships

The American Australian Association offers the following corporate fellowships. Each fellowship supports Australian researchers conducting study in a particular field at a U.S.-based institution. The following list of companies include references to the area of research specialization.

Alcoa Foundation Fellowship

The Alcoa Foundation Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Conservation, Sustainability, and Materials Technology at U.S.-based institutions.

Amgen Fellowship

The Amgen Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Biology and biopharmaceuticals at U.S.-based institutions.

Chevron Fellowship

The Chevron Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Geosciences at U.S.-based institutions.

ConocoPhillips Fellowship

The ConocoPhillips Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Health, Safety, and Environment at U.S.-based institutions.

The Dow Chemical Company Fellowship

The Dow Chemical Company Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Conservation, Sustainability, and Materials Technology and U.S.-based institutions.

Merck Company Foundation Fellowship

The Merck Company Foundation Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Chemistry and Pharmacology at U.S.-based institutions.

Morgan Stanley Pediatrics Fellowship

The Morgan Stanley Pediatrics Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Pediatrics at U.S.-based institutions.

Pratt Fellowship

The Pratt Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Sustainability at U.S.-based institutions.

Qantas Fellowship

The Qantas Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in life sciences, medicine, sustainability, and engineering at U.S.-based institutions.

Westfield Fellowship

The Westfield Fellowship supports Australian fellows conducting research in Sustainable Development at U.S.-based institutions.

You can obtain information about each corporate fellowship by visiting each company’s website. See “List of Corporate Websites” under “References” to access information about each fellowship from the company’s website.

Doug Wisor Memorial Wine Scholarship

Deadline: October 31st
Contact: Rebel Neary, rebel.neary@aaanyc.org
Application: By email

The Doug Wisor Memorial Wine Scholarship program supports an American studying winemaking in New Zealand. Administered by the American Australian Association, the scholarship was founded in memory of Doug Wisor, an exceptional winemaker who worked for the Craggy Range Winery. Doug passed away due to a kite surfing accident. Doug is best known for making some of the greatest wines in New Zealand.

The scholarship provides support for travel to New Zealand. The recipient will be required to serve as an intern at Craggy Range Winery on a vintage. In addition, the scholarship program provides funds for airfare. Craggy Range will provide funds for living and accommodation and salary.

The scholarship runs from March until May and scholarship recipients will be given the opportunity to tour various wineries within the area.

The judging committee includes a representative from Craggy Range Winery, New Zealand Winegrower’s Association, and American Australian Association.

Criteria

Applicants must be able to demonstrate/answer the following:

  • Vision and practical experience in winemaking
  • Why an overseas internship is important to professional development
  • What benefits applicant will bring to the program and winery

Applicants must provide complete contact information for service to a previous winery.

Applications

Direct all questions/applications to:

Rebel Neary
American Australian Association
310-310-1531
rebel.neary@aaanyc.org

David Strada
438 Avila
San Francisco, CA 94123
415-567-5511 Tel
415-806-0236 Fax

Elizabeth Guenther
Kobrand
134 East 40th Street
New York, NY 10016

AAUW Educational Foundation International Fellowships

Address: Broadway, Suite 2003, New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 338-6860

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) represents a network of members, donors, AAUW branches, and academic partner institutions. The AAUW is a non-profit organization whose mission centers on the idea of equity for women and girls. Through community advocacy, philanthropy, education, and research, the AAUW aims to break down economic barriers to education and to provide leadership and network opportunities for women.

Direct all questions about AAUW fellowships and grants to:

AAUW
Dept. 60
301 ACT Drive
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
Ph: 319-337-1716 ext. 60
Email: mailto:aauw@act.org

The AAUW offers the following fellowships:

American Fellowships

Application Period: August 1 through November 15
Deadline: November 15
Fellowship Year: July 1 through June 30
Awards: Based upon type of fellowship
Application: Online, based upon fellowship; see “List of Applications and Websites” for fellowship-specific website reference.

The American Fellowships provide support for women scholars completing doctoral study (dissertation), post-doctoral research, and research formatted for publication. Recipients must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and formally enrolled in an accredited institution. The following list of fellowships (and awards) fall under the American Fellowships category:

  • Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship ($30,000)
  • Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000)
  • Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant ($6,000)

Each applicant is required to submit supporting documentation to complete their application.

Career Development Grants

Application Period: August 1 through December 15
Deadline: December 15
Fellowship Year: July 1 through June 30
Awards: $2,000 to $12,000
Application: Online, www.act.org

The Career Development Grants provide support to women who are preparing for career advancement; applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree. The grant is ideal for women who are in the process of changing and advancing their careers and/or re-entering the workforce. The grant is specifically designed to provide funds to women of color who are currently pursuing their first advanced degree.

Funds are available for women enrolled in master’s degree programs and specialized technical training. Recipients can use the grant for distance learning programs, but cannot use funds while enrolled in doctoral study. Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited institution within the U.S.

The Career Development Grant application is available online.

Community Action Grants

Application Period: August 1 through January 15
Deadline: January 15
Fellowship Year: Based upon type of grant
Awards: $2,000 to $10,000
Application: Online, www.act.org

The American Association of University Women provides Community Action Grants to individuals, AAUW branches and associations, and local community non-profit organizations. The grants are designed for non-degree research projects whose central purpose is to promote equity in education for all women and girls.

There are two types of Community Action Grants: one-year and two-year.

One-year grants are ideal for recipients who need start-up capital to fund a research project. Applicants must clearly outline the purpose of the grant, which is to ensure it promotes equity in education for women and girls. The grant year is from July 1 through June 30. Grants range from $2,000 to $7,000.

Two-year grants also provide start-up funds for research projects that are long-term. Grants are only available for recipients whose primary objective is to address local community needs and provide advocacy opportunities to young girls. Participants (young girls) of a recipient’s grant program should leave the program with a sense of efficacy.

Individual applicants must be both a woman and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Only U.S.-based non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for the grant.

All applicants requesting grant project funds must provide a reference to local impact; projects must also be based in the U.S. The judging committee gives special consideration for projects that are centered on achievements in science, technology, math, and engineering of K-12 girls, and college and women professionals.

International Fellowships

Application Period: August 1 through December 1
Deadline: December 1
Fellowship Year: July 1 through June 30
Awards: Based upon type of award
Application: Online, www.act.org

The American Association of University Women provides funds for full-time research study to international women. Applicants enrolled in a graduate or post-graduate program at a U.S.-accredited institution are eligible to apply.

Fellowships under this category are also available for applicants who reside outside of the U.S. The program provides maximum funds based upon the enrollment of the applicant:

  • Master’s/Professional Fellowship: $18,000
  • Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship: $30,000

Each applicant is required to submit supporting documentation to complete their application.

Selected Professions Fellowships

Application Period: August 1 through January 10
Deadline: January 10
Fellowship Year: July 1 through June 30
Awards: $5,000 to $18,000, Master’s and First Professional
Application: Online, www.act.org

The AAUW awards Selected Professions Fellowships to women pursuing full-time study at a U.S.-based institution. The fellowship is good for one year and recipients must be enrolled in a major in which women are traditionally underrepresented. An applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The following list of majors represents those graduate programs in which female enrollment is low:

  • Architecture
  • Computer/Information Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics/Statistics

Applicants enrolled in degree programs where they will complete and obtain a Master of Architecture (M.Arch) or a Master of Science in Architecture (M.S.Arch); a Master of Science in Computer (M.S.); a Master of Engineering (M.E.) or Master of Science in Engineering; and a Master of Science in Mathematics or Statistics are all eligible to apply.

Women of color may apply for consideration of a Selected Professions Fellowship, provided they are enrolled at the graduate level in the following where they are most underrepresented:

  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Law (J.D.)
  • Medicine (M.D., D.O.)

Applicants to a Master of Business Administration program may only apply at the second-year level. Students enrolled in a law program may only submit applications in their third year of study. Finally, applicants enrolled in medical school may only receive a Selected Professions Fellowship during their third or fourth year of study.

ADAMHA National Research Service Awards

Address: Westwood Bldg #240, NIH Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301-594-7248
Website: grants1.nih.gov/grants (Primary)
Website: www.isoa.org/list_scholarships.aspx (Foreign Grants Information)
Email: grantsinfo@od.nih.gov

The acronym “ADAMHA” stands for Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration. The ADAMHA is a unit of the Public Health Service (PHS) and consists of three major federal agencies. These include the following:

  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The agency administers “research and treatment in areas of substance abuse (alcohol and drugs) and mental health.” The agency was renamed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration by the ADAMHA Reorganization Act of 1992.

Through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides foreign research opportunities. The NIH administers foreign grants, cooperative agreements, and institutional contracts.

Candidates wishing to apply for a grant must conduct research inside or outside of the U.S. They must ensure results articulate that research will benefit not only the local population of that country, but also the health of the American population. The NIH typically grants funding to foreign institutions and students.

The NIH categorizes the type of funding based upon extramural and intramural. The grant a candidate receives is determined by his or her current status. These are the following categories and subcategories of funding:

Extramural

  • Foreign researchers who will conduct research outside the U.S.
  • Foreign researchers who will conduct research within the U.S.
  • Foreign institutions in collaboration with a U.S. institution.
  • Foreign students who will conduct research within the U.S.
  • U.S. citizens who will conduct research outside of the U.S.

Intramural

  • Foreign researchers who will conduct research at NIH.
  • Foreign students who will study in the U.S.

Foreign researchers must have a valid work visa in order to conduct research within the U.S. However, they generally are not required to be U.S. citizens. There are some programs that implement a citizenship requirement. For more information, visit the organization’s website.

Grants Process

The grants process includes planning, writing, submitting, receipt, referral, peer review, award, and post-award management. The whole process takes about nine to ten months, not including the last part of the process.

Planning, Writing, and Submitting: Candidates should gather documents, compose the project description, and submit grant applications through Grants.gov, the formal medium.

Receipt and Referral: This part of the grant process runs approximately one to three months. Those applications that fully comply with NIH policies are assigned by the Division of Receipt and Referral within NIH.

The division is located in the Center for Scientific Review (CSR). The CSR later assigns all applications to both the Institute/Center (IC) of NIH and a Scientific Review Group (SRG). A Scientific Review Officer (SRO) further assigns the applications to individual reviewers/readers.

Peer Review: Month four begins the Initial Level of Review process whereby SRG members evaluate applications for scientific merit. The peer review process ranges from the fourth month to the eighth. The SRG members assign Priority Scores, which are available to the principal investigator. The investigator receives a Summary Statement and applications enter a Second Level of Review by the NIH council/board.

Award: By months nine and ten, applicants have been awarded an NIH grant. There is a pre-award process whereby an IC staff member will conduct a “final administrative review” in order to negotiate the applicant’s award. The applicant is then notified by the NIH Institute/Center, who issues a Notice of Award (NoA).

Post-award management includes monitoring the recipient’s project for NIH compliance.

How to Apply

Submitting an application for an NIH grant is dependent upon the type of submission: paper or electronic.

For this reason, it is important to be aware of contact information, dates, and guidelines for submitting an applicant for foreign grant consideration.

As a Grantee, you will be responsible for two types of submissions: 1) Competing Grant Application and 2) Non-Competing Grant Progress Reports.

Information concerning the application and report can be found in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) of the grant to which you are applying. The FOA will provide details concerning the type of submission, whether paper or electronic. Paper submissions require the PHS 398 application. However, electronic submission applicants must use the SF424 R&R application.

Competing Grant Applications

Be aware of general application submission dates. The FOA will provide information about “NIH standard due dates.” The NIH expects candidates to submit applications on time and refers applicants to the NIH Policy on Late Submission of Grant Applications for late submissions.

Electronic Submission

Understanding how to submit an NIH grant application electronically takes time. The website Grants.gov offers tips for applicants. Some of these tips include “Avoiding Common Errors,” “FAQs,” and “Tips for the Principal Investigator.”

To be successful, you will have to develop a submission plan. Your plan should outline the funding opportunity that will be most advantageous to the organization, the responsibility of each research member, application file sharing options (email, drive, and/or portable media), and the deadline for submission of forms. Once you have delegated responsibility to each project member, prepare to submit the application.

Before you can submit an application, you must register with NIH eRA Commons and Grants.gov. Below is a list of items you will need before you can register with either site.

Grants.gov Steps to Register

Applicant Organization:

  • Obtain Data Universal Number System (DUNS) from Dun and Bradstreet (D&B).
  • Obtain Employer Identification Number (EIN) from Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
  • Use DUNS and EIN to register with Central Contractor Registration (CCR).
  • Obtain a NATO Commercial and Governmental Entity (NCAGE) Code.
  • Establish an E-Business Point of Contact (E-Business POC).
  • As POC, create a password called a Marketing Partner Identification Number (M-PIN).
  • Use the POC as the Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR).

Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR):

  • Register with Operational Research Consultants (ORC), which is the credential provider for Grants.gov.
  • Register with Grants.gov. Create a personal profile.

eRA Commons Registration Steps to Register

  • Business Official, called “Signing Official,” registers institution/organization.
  • Obtain a DUNS number.
  • Create a username.
  • Complete the Registration Confirmation page.
  • Respond to email confirming registration.
  • Create user accounts for Signing Official (SO), Principal Investigator (PI), and Account Administrator (AA).
  • Submit grant electronically to grants.nih.gov.
  • Check the status of grant at commons.era.nih.gov.

Principal Investigators (PIs) must create a PI Account using the Commons system sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Paper Application Submission

Individuals and institutions may submit paper applications, provided the Funding Opportunity Announcement allows for this type of submission. Applicants must submit all materials as a packet to the following address:

Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040 – MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710 (regular USPS or USPS Express mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (other courier/express mail delivery)
Phone: (301) 435-0715

The NIH does not allow for hand deliveries.

Non-Competing Grant Progress Reports

As a Grantee, you will be responsible for updating the agency on the progress of your research. The NIH requires annual reports to fulfill the non-competing requirement. You will be required to provide an update on the Non-Competing Continuation Progress Report form PHS 2590. You may provide a progress report electronically or by paper submission.

Electronic Submission: You must submit information electronically for those awards subject to SNAP. Using eSNAP, individuals and institutions must submit the PHS 2590 Progress Report. The acronym SNAP stands for “Streamlined Non-Competing Award Process.”

Paper Submission: Grantee awards not subject to SNAP and the “Multi-Year Progress Report (MYF)” will be required to submit research updates by paper. Form PHS 2590 is required. Grantees must submit the form to the following mailing address:

Division of Extramural Activities Support, OER
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 2207, MSC 7987
Bethesda, MD 20892-7987 (regular USPS or USPS Express mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (other courier/express mail delivery)
Phone Number: (301) 594-658

Additional Grants for International Applicants

The following organizations also offer grants for international student and foreign organization applicants.

African-American Institute

Graduate fellowships for students researching cultural and economic issues central to African Americans.

Address: 833 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017
Website: www.aaionline.org

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality

Dissertation fellowships for students of social, medical management, and health science majors.

Address: 540 Gaither Road, Suite 4000, Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: (301) 427-1364
Website: www.ahrq.gov

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

Awards for auditory-oral students born with profound and/or severe hearing loss.

Address: 3417 Volta Place, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Telephone: (202) 337-5220
Website: grants1.nih.gov/grants
Email: info@agbell.org

American Antiquarian Society

Dissertation research for AAS library resources.

Address: 185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
Telephone: (508) 752-5221
Website: www.americanantiquarian.org

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Ten-week summer fellowships for environmental science and engineering majors.

Address: 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 326-6400
Website: www.aaas.org/careercenter
Email: webmaster@aaas.org

American Bar Association

Grants for law studies through International Legal Exchange Program (ILEX).

Address: 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW # 620, Washington, DC 20006
Website: www.abanet.org

American Cancer Society, California

Dissertation fellowships for social and behavioral studies of cancer. Enrollment in a California institute is required.

Address: 1710 Webster St., Suite 210, Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: 1-800-ACS-2345
Website: www.cancer.org

American Council of Learned Societies

Grants available for Chinese Studies. Language training, support, and original research are the components of the program.

Address: 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (212) 697-1505
Website: www.acls.org

American Council of Teachers of Russian

Funds available for Eastern European students studying Communication, Journalism, Education Administration, Public Policy, and Library and Information Science.

Address: 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Website: www.americancouncils.org

American Council of Learned Societies East European Language Training

Dissertation fellowships for humanities and social sciences students researching East Europe. Grants for summer study and travel are available.

Address: 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
Telephone: (212) 697-1505
Website: www.acls.org

American Foundation for Aging Research

Fellowships for undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate study for applicants studying biology, biochemistry, cancer, and biophysics related to aging research.

Address: Biochemistry Department, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7622, Raleigh, NC 27695
Telephone: (919) 515-5679
Website: www.ncsu.edu/project/afar

American Institute for Economic Research

Fellowships for college seniors submitting applications for doctoral study. Summer fellowships are available.

Address: 250 Division St, PO Box 1000, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Telephone: (413) 528-1216
Website: www.aier.org
Email: info@aier.org

American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Program

Fellowships for graduate students researching “Indian aspects of academic discipline.”

Address: 1130 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637
Telephone: (773) 702-8638
Website: www.indiastudies.org/fellow.htm
Email: aiis@uchicago.edu

Cancer Research Institute

Students conducting clinical trials with the purpose of testing new therapies for prostate cancer currently at an advanced stage.

Address: National Headquarters, One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10006
Phone: 800-992-2623
Website: www.cancerresearch.org

Center for Disease Control

Ideal for young scientists.

Address: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta, GA 30333
Telephone: 1-800-232-4636
Website: www.cdc.gov

Dirksen Congressional Center

Grants available for congressional leadership research.

Address: 2815 Broadway, Pekin, IL 61554
Telephone: (309) 347-7113
Website: www.dirksencenter.org/print_grants_CRAs.htm

Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities

Post-doctoral residence. Available for recent recipients of a doctoral degree in humanities.

Address: 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Telephone: (310) 440-7300
Website: www.getty.edu/grants/research/scholars/

Inter-American Foundation

Fellowships for students originating from Latin America and the Caribbean. Applicants must be interested in conducting study of poverty and development research.

Address: P.O. Box 9486, Arlington, VA 22209
Telephone: (703) 841-2500
Website: www.arlingtondiocese.org

For an additional list of organizations that provide international student grants, visit the International Student Organization (ISO) website. You will find a comprehensive list of organizations under the “About ISO” tab.

References

International Student Organization (ISO) List of Scholarships and Grants for International Students

American Australian Association “About Us”

AAUW

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (Foreign Grants Information)

ADAMHA: Guide to Federal Records

NIH Grants Process at a Glance

Grants.gov: Applying for Grants

The American Political Science Association

Registration with Grants.gov

Grantee Registration Process in NIH eRA Commons Steps

List of Abbreviations

  • AA: Account Administrator
  • AAUW: American Association of University Women, The
  • ADAMHA: Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration
  • AOR: Authorized Organizational Representative
  • APSA: American Political Science Association, The
  • CCR: Central Contractor Registrations
  • CSR: Center for Scientific Review
  • D&B: Dun and Bradstreet
  • D.O.: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • DUNS: Data Universal Number System
  • EIN: Employer Identification Number
  • eRA: Electronic Research Administration
  • FOA: Funding Opportunity Announcement
  • IC: NIH Institute Center
  • ILEX: International Legal Exchange Program
  • ISO: International Student Organization
  • J.D.: Juris Doctor
  • M.Arch: Master of Architecture
  • MBA: Master of Business Administration
  • M.D.: Doctor of Medicine
  • M.E.: Master of Engineering
  • M.S.Arch: Master of Science in Architecture
  • M.S.: Master of Science
  • MYF: Multi-Year Progress Report
  • NCAGE: NATO Commercial and Governmental Entity
  • NIAAA: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • NIH: National Institutes of Health
  • NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health
  • NoA: Notice of Award
  • ORC: Operational Research Consultants
  • PI: Principal Investigator
  • SNAP: Streamlined Non-Competing Award Process
  • SO: Signing Official
  • SRG: Scientific Review Group
  • SRO: Scientific Review Officer
  • VEVO: Visa Entitlement Verification Online

Important Links

Universities in Australia

Provides information about universities, semester dates, contacts, and courses of study.

www.universitiesaustralia.edu.au

Study in Australia

Provides information about courses, study costs, living arrangements, and local government.

www.studyinaustralia.gov.au

Australian Government and Visa Information

Provides information about student visa options, student guardian programs, sponsored training visas, and online verification options such as the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO).

www.immi.gov.au/students/

Jason Postgraduate Scholarship Database for Australia

Serves as a postgraduate scholarship search engine. Information from the database is available to Australian students studying at home and abroad and to international students conducting study in Australia.

www.jason.edu.au

United States-New Zealand Educational Exchange (Doug Wisor Memorial Scholarship)

www.usnzee.org/scholarships.php
www.usnzee.org/scholarshipinformation.php (Scholarship Application Information)

NIH Avoiding Common Errors

grants1.nih.gov

NIH Frequently Asked Questions

grants1.nih.gov

Tips for the Principal Investigator

grants1.nih.gov

Grants.gov Registration

apply07.grants.gov

Requesting a DUNS Number

fedgov.dnb.com

Central Contractor Registration

www.bpn.gov/ccr

How to Obtain NATO Cage Code

www.dlis.dla.mil

Submitting NIH Grants Electronically (eRA Commons)

grants.nih.gov/grants/ElectronicReceipt

Checking the Status of NIH Grants (eRA Commons)

commons.era.nih.gov

NIH eRA Commons System User Guide

era.nih.gov

Creating a PI Account

public.era.nih.gov

Submitting Research Progress Reports via eSNAP

era.nih.gov

NIH Forms and Applications

grants1.nih.gov

NIH Receipt and Due Dates

grants1.nih.gov

Tracking the Application

grants1.nih.gov

List of Corporate Websites

Alcoa Foundation
Click on the “Community” tab to access “Alcoa Foundation.”

Amgen
Click on the “Corporate Giving” tab to access “Amgen Foundation.”

Chevron

ConocoPhillips

Dow Chemical Company

Merck Company Foundation

Morgan Stanley
Click on the “Global Citizen” tab to access “Morgan Stanley Foundations.”

Pratt Industries

Qantas
Click on the “About Qantas” tab to access “In the Community.” From this tab, you will be able to access information about The Qantas Foundation.

Westfield

List of American Fellowships Categories and Websites

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

AAUW Career Development Grant

AAUW Community Action Grant

AAUW International Fellowships

AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships

List of Applications and Websites

Career Development Grant Application

www.act.org

American Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship Application

www.act.org/aauw/ampostdoc/

American Dissertation Fellowships Application

www.act.org/aauw/amdissert

American Publication Grant Application

www.act.org/aauw/ampub

Community Action Grants Application

www.act.org/aauw/cag

International Fellowships Application

www.act.org/aauw/internat

Selected Professions Fellowships Application

www.act.org/aauw/spf

PHS 398 Grant Applicant Form (NIH Paper Submissions)

grants.nih.gov

SF424 R&R Grant Application (NIH Electronic Submissions)

grants.nih.gov

Important Addresses and Contact Information

Grants.gov Contact Center
Toll-free: 1-800-518-4726
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Email: support@grants.gov

Dun and Bradstreet
Call D&B at 1-866-705-5711 (this number may not work from abroad)
Email: govt@dnb.com

EIN
Mail Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number, to:
Attn: EIN Operation
Philadelphia, PA 19255
Or fax it to 1-215-516-1040

CCR Assistance Center
US Phone:1-888-227-2423
Hours of Operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
Special Instructions for Foreign Organizations International Phone:1-269-961-5757
E-mail: dlis-support@dlis.dla.mil

NCAGE (Required for Foreign Organizations)
For help from within the U.S., call 1-888-227-2423
Special Instructions for Foreign Organizations For help from outside the U.S., call 1-269-961-7766
Email NCAGE@dlis.dla.mil for any problems in getting an NCAGE code

eRA Commons Help Desk
Send an email to the Commons Help Desk at commons@od.nih.gov
You can call the Commons Helpdesk (business hours are M-F 7am-8pm EST) at 1-800-504-9552 (toll-free) or 301-402-7469; 301-451-5939 (TTY)
Contact an AOR/SO or AA at your institution; they are able to reset passwords.
Faxing Registration Confirmation page: 301-451-5675

Grants Information
Division of Communications and Outreach
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
E-mail: grantsinfo@nih.gov
Telephone : (301) 435-0714
FAX: (301) 480-0525

Paper Submissions for eSNAP
Division of Extramural Activities Support, OER
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Room 2207, MSC 7987
Bethesda, MD 20892-7987 (regular USPS or USPS Express mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (other courier/express mail delivery)
Phone Number: (301) 594-6584

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