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Funding

Explore our funding opportunities to put your study of African development into practice. Whether you need help for research travel or dissertation development, we can help. 


The Einaudi Center’s new Global Public Voices initiative promotes Cornell faculty’s public engagement on campus, in national debates, and around the world.
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The Michael C. Latham Travel Award provides Cornell graduate students enrolled in a development-related field with travel support for conferences within the continental United States.
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Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources.
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The Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Scholarship Program promotes ethical leadership and international research around the world—starting with the passionate leaders and
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The Institute for African Development (IAD) mini-grant funds innovative community development projects in Africa. Proposals should demonstrate a clear community support measure. Local communities must be engaged in the planning, implementation, and sustainability of the proposed projects.
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Do you need to travel internationally for your short-term research or field work? The Einaudi Center sponsors academic travel for individual Cornell graduate students and professional students. If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to your dissertation or thesis research—or for other academic experiences in the international arena—Einaudi can help you get there.