Funding for International Activities

Graduate Students


Funding Administered by the GPS Alliance

Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional Fellowships
Deadline: 4:30 p.m. on February 9, 2018

Fellowships for students enrolled in master's and professional degree programs to study, undertake internships, and conduct research projects abroad.

Alexander Dubcek Fund
Deadline: Rolling


Grants to support study, internship, and research opportunities in Eastern European countries.


Other Sources of Funding and Information

Fulbright program
The purpose of the Fulbright program is to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Students pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Minnesota must apply through the Graduate School Fellowship Office.

Graduate School Fellowship Office
Funding offered through the University's Graduate School, including listings of external grant opportunities.

University Honors Program
Serves students and recent graduates from all colleges at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in applying for scholarships at the national and international level, including limited opportunities for graduate students.

Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN)
SPIN is an interactive database containing sponsored funding information. Take advantage of the University of Minnesota's subscription to this service and find the funding you need.


Travel Resources

Travel to countries on the State Department warning list
Information about obtaining permission from the University's International Travel Risk Assessment and Advisory Committee to travel to a country on the State Department travel warning list.

Mandatory international travel, health, and security insurance
Learn about the insurance requirements for traveling abroad for University purposes.