International Research Scholarships at Ohio State University

  • Phd, Master
  • $1,000 to $5,000
  • 15 March 2022

Proposals are sought for a wide range of research and scholarship projects, which include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting international research and creative expression at home and abroad
  • Addressing global issues in a regional context, including those in the Global South (broadly the regions of Latin America, Asia, Africa and Oceania)
  • Advancing new global-oriented knowledge in disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary contexts
  • Implementing projects and programs in the global south and in diverse cultural settings
  • Exploring area studies, research and scholarship on any geographical or cultural region
  • Developing and testing global education that enhances equity, diversity and inclusion


Review Criteria

The proposals are evaluated by a committee from across a variety of disciplines, so they should be accessible to non-specialists. Awards are based on merit, according to the following criteria:

  • Implementing the research or scholarly project within time and budget proposed
  • Quality of project within its context
  • Appropriateness of proposed budget

Proposals can request funds to support, among other things:

  • Research project expenses (e.g. acquiring data, supplies, materials)
  • Development thesis, manuscripts, and publications
  • Costs for development and hosting of a conference, workshop, speaker series (professional conference travel is not eligible under this award)


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$1,000 to $5,000.


Please include the title of project without the name of applicant(s) as this is a blind review.

  • Abstract not exceeding 300 words
  • Narrative not exceeding five pages, double spaced, 12 pt. (excluding references)
  • Budget – including cost sharing, departmental stipend, or other course development resources
  • A short resume, not to exceed one page
  • A one page letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor
  • Submit Application Materials
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