The Global Studies Institute offers awards and support for University of Oregon faculty to engage in global learning and research. GSI assists with grant development and administration and event planning for faculty and activities that aid in innovation, translation, and service.

If you have an idea for a global program, please reach out to our staff. We're here to help UO faculty with all of their global research and collaborations. 


Events Co-sponsorship and Events Management
GSI provides both event management support and funding to co-sponsor events for activities on global issues and research. Contact us for more information about the fee for service and rolling application.

External Funding

Fulbright Program
The Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs for passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds to study, teach, or pursue important research and professional projects.

Grants Development and Management
GSI supports faculty through external funder grant development, writing, and administration for global collaborations.

CAS Faculty International Research Travel Grant
Offers matching support (up to $1,000) for tenure-line faculty. Due January 26, 2024

Guest Housing in Eugene and London

Guest Apartments
GSI maintains three apartments in the Spencer View Apartment complex for visiting researchers and a flat in London for UO faculty conducting research in London.

Global Studies Institute Research Funding

Global Oregon Faculty Collaboration Fund
This funding opportunity is intended to promote research collaboration between UO faculty and colleagues at prestigious international partner institutions to enhance faculty publication productivity, citation rates, and grant-writing success. UO faculty are invited to apply to this fund to bring colleagues to the UO for collaboration visits.

Global Oregon Faculty Research Travel Funds
GSI offers international research travel awards of up to $1,000 in support of the research activities of UO faculty. Priority will go toward research projects, though travel to present research at international conferences will also be considered.

Funding from Research Centers

Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) Funding
CAPS offers funding opportunities and support to its faculty and students in three areas: professional development; reading interest groups; and invitation of visiting scholars and guest lecturers. Preference will be given to those whose primary research focus is Asia, though others are welcome to apply.

Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Funding
CLLAS awards grants for undergraduate and graduate student as well as faculty members with an academic focus on Latinx or Latin American Studies.

Global Justice Program – Call for Proposals
The Savage Endowment for International Relations and Peace (“Endowment”) was established to bring to the University of Oregon campus outstanding national and international experts (“visitors”) whose service on campus will enhance the educational offerings of the university in the fields of humanities and social sciences, focusing primarily on the international relations, peace, and the United Nations. This endowment is the funding source for UO’s Global Justice Program (GJP), which administers the following GJP Grant.

Study Abroad

Global Education Oregon (GEO) Faculty-led programs
Also housed in the Division of Global Engagement, our sister organization GEO, works with faculty to develop new study abroad programs. Faculty are encouraged to contact GEO to explore possibilities.

Visas for Visitors

International Studet and Scholar Support Services
Also housed in the Division of Global Engagement, our sister organization ISSS, supports the University of Oregon's J-1 Exchange Visitor Program which is intended for citizens of a foreign country who are approved to participate in a work-and/or-study-based exchange for mutual intellectual and cross-cultural enrichment.