Funding for International Activities

Graduate Students

Funding Administered by the GPS Alliance

Walter H. Judd International Graduate and Professional Fellowships
Deadline: midnight (CST) on January 22, 2021

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

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 level 3 or 4 travel advisory countries
Information about obtaining permission from the University's International Travel Risk Assessment and Advisory Committee to travel to a country or location designated as Level 3 or 4 Travel Advisory by the State Department.

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