• Matthew Lapierre (Communication) received an SBSRI Faculty Small Grant to study children's consumer development and socialization. (Photo: T. Mendoza)

  • Looking for funding for studying or researching in Germany? The DAAD, or the German Academic Exchange Service, offers opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty. Read about the programs by clicking here. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

  • Read about SBS Research Support for FY 2015 by clicking here.

  • Cari Tusing (Anthropology) received the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. Tusing researches violence, land scarcity, deforestation and food insecurity on rural livelihoods. She is also supported by an InterAmerican Foundation fellowship. Her research will be carried out in Portuguese, Spanish, and Guaraní. (Photo: C. Tusing)

  • The UA has produced 223 Fulbright grantees since 1993. Email emkotay@email.arizona.edu for more information on Student Fulbright opportunities.


  • The Center for Middle Eastern Studies has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad curriculum development grant. This funding will take 12 teachers and 2 university personnel to Oman and Zanzibar in summer 2016 for a 4-week travel/study program.


  • Congrats to SBS faculty member Adam Henry (Government and Public Policy), who is part of an NSF funded team composed of 14 institutions. The project investigates urban water sustainability. Read more about the UA's involvement with the project here. (Photo: Confluence Park)


  • The Documenting Endangered Languages program is supported by NSF and NEH to raise awareness and increase scholarship on endangered human languages. Interested in applying? Watch these outreach videos for advice on DEL and grant writing more generally. (Image: Languengl)


  • Congratulations to Confluence Graduate Fellowship recipient Gabriel Higuera (MAS) who is organizing an ethic studies conference for local high school students. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


  • William White's (Anthropology) public archeology project on race and descendant communities in multi-ethnic Boise has been awarded a 2015-2016 Confluence grant. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons)


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The UA FY 2015-2016 ERE rate proposal has been approved by the federal cognizant agency, Cost Allocation Services.  These rates may now be used for grant and contract proposals. The DHHS Rate Agreement date is June 16, 2015.  To access the new rates, click... read more

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RSVP now for SPS/ORD Campus Training sessions!

The following courses are being offered by Sponsored Projects Services/Office for Research & Discovery. Monday's sessions will be held in the Student Union's Santa Rita room and Tuesday's in... Read More

Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Ph.D. Fellowship

IAF fellowships support doctoral students working on questions related to development and the rural and urban poor in Latin America or the Caribbean. If you plan on applying to the Inter-American... Read More

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The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) funds doctoral candidates or scholars who have recently obtained their Ph.D. who propose a social sciences or humanities related project... Read More

Chateaubriand Fellowship

This fellowship funds PhD students in social sciences or humanities who want to do research in France. There are three different start options for the fellowship, but all application materials for... Read More

Boren Fellowships for International Study

Boren Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia,... Read More

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