Global Engagement highlights paid fellowships and collaborates with Research Development in the Office of Research to spotlight funding that will support faculty in their international projects. 


St. Andrews Fellowship

St. Andrews' Global Fellowship Scheme

UC faculty are invited to apply for St. Andrews’ Global Fellowship Scheme—a program that provides awards to enable talented scholars from around the globe to spend up to one month at St Andrews. During this time, Global Fellows will be able to undertake a course of research and study, explore potential collaborations, enhance existing relationships, advance research work and find the space to think in an inspirational environment.

Applicants should be recognized as significant scholars in their field or emerging leaders who have made a contribution to original research that extends the frontier of knowledge. Global Fellow will be expected to engage virtually with students and colleagues throughout the 2023/23 academic year and to visit St. Andrews between August 1, 2023 and July 31, 2024. St. Andrews provides all awardees with a stipend during their visit, self-catered accommodation, roundtrip airfare and airport transfers.

Please see the Global Fellowship web page for more information about applying or contact The next window for applications will open in November 2024.

Mellon Award

Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award

The Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders (MEFL) are building inclusive campus communities through their teaching, scholarship, and service. Awardees are early-career faculty whose research focuses on contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society. In addition to bringing a diversity of perspectives to their fields, MEFL awardees are building support systems, networks, and affinity groups for their students and peers.

Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the MEFL award provides a $17,500 grant to free the time of junior faculty who have passed their mid-point review so that they may pursue tenure effectively while continuing to engage in campus leadership and service. The deadline for applications is December 1.

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Going Abroad as a Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright awards are available for teaching and research and can serve as a wonderful faculty development opportunity. There are over 400 unique opportunities available in over 135 countries awarded to over 800 scholars annually. The competition for 2024-25 awards is now open! Follow this link for more information.

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UC Alianza Seed Funding for Mobilities to Mexico

UC Alianza MX Alianza MX has reserved a seed fund of up to $50,000 USD per UC campus to fund short-term mobilities for UC students to Mexico in 2024. Proposals from UC faculty members and administrators are welcome.

The deadline for applications is October 29, 2023.

Follow this link for more information.