Global Initiatives

Funded Opportunities Abroad

Find your next adventure abroad! Governments, foundations, institutions and private individuals fund opportunities for graduate study, teaching, research or individual projects around the world.

For graduating students and alumni

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Post-Graduation Academic Scholarships

Funding for graduate study or independent research abroad:

Looking for Study Abroad Scholarships?

Click here.

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Bonderman Travel Fellowship

$23K | 8 months | 6 countries
"To undertake independent international travel to explore, be open to the unexpected, and come to know the world in new ways".

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Teach English Abroad

Many countries are looking for native English speakers to partner with local teachers. If you enjoy working with youth and traveling, this could be the right fit for you.

For faculty and staff

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Fulbright Program

The U.S. government's prestigious exchange program fosters people-to-people diplomacy through educational activities. Grants range from 2 weeks to an academic year abroad.

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Global Innovation Fund

Faculty support for initiatives and programs that enhance the UW's global engagement and reach, managed by the UW Office of Global Affairs.

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Contact Us

Natalia Dyba, Director of Global Initiatives

Student Success Center

Schedule an appointment!

Graduate students, alumni, faculty and staff: please email to schedule an appointment.

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