Your Gateway to the World
NC State’s Office of International Affairs maintains ties with more than 130 partner institutions in 44 countries worldwide. We help NC State faculty connect with our partners to pursue innovative research and scholarship around the world.
Our International Grants Director, Dr. Chantell LaPan, works with NC State faculty members to identify and pursue external global funding sources.Get Started
Current Funding Opportunities
US-Japan Scientific Cooperation
This fund supports scholarships and fellowships for exchange students in the sciences and engineering at NC State and for study of the Japanese language.
Upcoming Funding Opportunities
Adelaide-NC State Research Starter Grants
The goal of this strategic partnership is to advance collaboration and academic exchanges between NC State and the University of Adelaide. Starter grants award pump-priming and early-contact partner outreach.
East Africa Strategic Initiative
The goal of the East Africa Strategic Initiative is to encourage collaboration with partner institutions in East Africa, promoting activities such as joint research, graduate student training or recruitment, service learning or internship experiences and the publication of joint papers.
UGPN Research Collaboration Fund
This fund supports international activities leading to research collaborations between researchers at the University Global Partnership Network’s partner institutions. These awards support substantive engagement that leads to high-quality outputs.
International Travel Assistance Fund
This program supports faculty and staff through an annual fund that provides $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement.
Research and Funding Toolkit
NC State’s Research Development Office maintains an active list of funding opportunities, including many for international research.
Global Partners Database
Our Global Partners Database enables you to narrow your focus to a particular region, institution or field.