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Non-NIH Funding Opportunities for Travel Support

Funding opportunities listed below provide support for travel for the purpose of research or training.

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This directory includes a variety of international grants and fellowships in biomedical and behavioral research. Its goal is to provide information about additional funding opportunities available to those in the field of global health research. The directory is maintained by the Fogarty International Center, the international component of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

To add or update your organization's listing, please contact FICInfo@mail.nih.gov.

Organization Name
Fellowship/Grant Program Name
Funding TypesProgram Summary
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)International Funding Opportunities for Women in STEPost-doctoral, Health Professional, Travel
To increase the participation of women in international scientific research. WISC awards small travel grants to U.S. scientists to plan and design new collaborations with colleagues in Central/Eastern and Western Europe, the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union, Near East, Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Pacific, and Asia. These activities are expected to lead to full research proposals.
American Association of University Women (AAUW)Educational Funding and AwardsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional, Travel
AAUW advances educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. Domestic and international fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities.
American Psychological Association (APA)International Programs and AwardsPost-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional, Travel
The American Psychological Association (APA) supports the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge. Its Office of International Affairs selects a number of internationally focused awards, including travel and mentor awards.
American Society for MicrobiologyFellowship and Career InformationPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel
The American Society for Microbiology aims to advance the microbiological sciences. Students, postdoctoral fellows, and early and mid-career scientists are eligible for fellowships to conduct research and participate in activities that encourage professional growth in a new area. Funds may be available for stipends, housing, travel, and ASM membership.
American Society of HematologyASH Career Development AwardsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) promotes research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy related to the causes and treatments of blood disorders. ASH offers many career development awards for a variety of experience levels.
American Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneAwards and FellowshipsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and other diseases that disproportionately afflict the global poor.
Association for Women in MathematicsTravel GrantsPost-doctoral, Travel
The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Foundation for Basic Research in MedicinePhD Fellowships, MD Fellowships and Travel GrantsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel
The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds is a public foundation - an independent, not-for-profit institution for the exclusive and direct promotion of basic research in biomedicine. It supports researchers and projects aimed to experimentally elucidate basic phenomena of human life and pays particular attention to the promotion of junior scientists.
Burroughs Wellcome FundGrant ProgramsPost-doctoral, Faculty, Institutional, Travel
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies are to support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and to make grants in areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but currently undervalued and underfunded. Within this overall strategy, BWF makes grants within six focus areas: Biomedical Sciences; Infectious Disease; Interfaces in Science; Population and Laboratory Based Sciences; Reproductive Sciences; and Science Education.
Cancer Research UKFunding ProgramsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Health Professional, Institutional, Travel
Cancer Research UK funds individual biomedical scientists, clinical researchers and research leaders. They also support research through our multiple centres of excellence in cancer across the UK, via our core institutes, and through involvement in partnerships and networks in the UK and internationally. Search a large collection of types of funding.
CRDF GlobalNewton's List: A Gateway to International Research CollaborationPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel
Established in 2013 and co-sponsored by CRDF Global and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Newton’s List is a a user-driven aggregate of current international funding opportunities for students and researchers working in natural and social science fields. Search opportunities by discipline or eligibility.
International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)IBRO Funding ProgramPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Travel
IBRO is a union of neuroscience organizations with the aim to promote and support neuroscience training and collaborative research around the world. IBRO provides funding for research fellowships, travel grants, symposia and workshops, and for scientists returning to their home countries.
Royal SocietyGrant ProgramsPost-doctoral, Faculty, Travel
The Royal Society runs a number of funding schemes which are designed to enhance the UK science base and foster collaboration between UK-based and overseas scientists. Please note that the Royal Society is unable to provide funding for Masters or PhD students.
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and HygieneGrant AwardsPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Faculty, Travel
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene promotes and advances the study, control and prevention of disease in humans and other animals in the tropics, and awards a number of medals in recognition of excellence in tropical medicine and global health every year.
Women Chemists Committee, American Chemistry SocietyEli Lilly Travel AwardTravel
The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) serves the membership of the American Chemical Society. Our mission is to be leaders in attracting, developing and promoting women in the chemical sciences. There are four goals designed to fulfill the mission statement: Attract women to a profession in the chemical sciences. Take an advocacy position within the ACS on issues of importance to women in the chemical sciences. Provide leadership for career development opportunities for women in the chemical sciences. Promote and recognize the professional accomplishments of women in the chemical sciences.
Yale School of MedicineYale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars ProgramPre-doctoral/Graduate, Post-doctoral, Health Professional, Travel
By placing physicians trained in the US face-to-face with the broad range of health care needs in the developing world, the Yale International Health Program hopes to instill a sense of global citizenry and create local and international community activists in health. Rotation sites include South Africa, Uganda, Liberia and Indonesia, with an additional developing site in Rwanda. Reimbursement award amount varies by region.