Funding for international activities
The School of Information and the University of Michigan provide a range of funding opportunities for international internships and research. Many funding applications have deadlines in early February and require you to have your internship or research activity secured, so be sure to plan accordingly.
U-M funding resources
UMSI's International Internship Funding Application for Summer becomes available in Winter term. A deadline of April 1 is to be expected.
- African Studies Center funding opportunities
- Center for Chinese Studies funding opportunities
- Center for the Education of Women funding opportunities
- Center for European Studies
- Program in International and Comparative Studies funding opportunities
- Center for International Business Education internship and funding opportunities
- Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies funding opportunities
- Department of Afroamerican and African Studies funding opportunities
- Graduate Student Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship
- International Institute Grants and Fellowships
- Minority Health and Health Disparity International Research Training (MHIRT)
- Nam Center for Korean Studies funding opportunities
- Nonprofit and Public Management Center Internship funding opportunities (for MSI-MBA, MSI-MSW, and MSI-MPP dual degree students only)
- Rackham Graduate School funding opportunities
- Rackham International Research Awards
- William Davidson Institute Global Impact Internship Program funding opportunities
Resources to help guide your funding search and application
The Career Development Office is here to assist you with the application process. Our staff are familiar with many of the nuances of the various university applications that will help to ensure that your application is most successful. You can also use these resources developed by various university departments to assist you in your search for funding and application development.
- U-M Financial Aid information for international activities and study abroad
- U-M funding for your study abroad
- External funding for your study abroad
- Funding internships and research guide
- Library LibGuide - Grants and Fundraising
External funding resources
Students are also encourage to look for external funding resources to help fund their international experience. Professional organizations and heritage associations are an ideal place to start. See below for a few additional resources for funding.