Student funding

The Einaudi Center offers many forms of support to graduate and undergraduate students. Here are some resources to get you started:

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. 

Travel 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 programs funding

Imagining Energy Futures

This undergraduate science, art, writing, and design competition, cosponsored by the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, seeks to stimulate cross-disciplinary projects that will help us imagine a world without fossil fuels.

Off-Campus Opportunities Fund

The grants support a variety of learning experiences for undergraduates offered by Global Cornell, the Einaudi Center, Cornell Abroad, Engaged Cornell, and the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives. Find out more at Global Cornell's student funding page

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.  

Postdoctoral fellowships

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”)