Grants and Scholarships

International Research and Scholarship Grant


The Offices of International Affairs, with the support of Office of Research, the Graduate School, and Student Academic Excellence, are sponsoring a grant competition for undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty. 

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

Please view previous award topics & recipients.

Review Criteria

The proposals are reviewed blind, assessed by evaluators from across a variety of disciplines, so proposals should be written for non-disciplinary reviewers. Awards are based on merit, according to the following criteria:

Proposals can request funds to support, among other things:


This grant is subject to policy and university expenditure requirements, including travel to risk-designated countries. Read Ohio State's travel policies and requirements

Proposal Preparation and Submission

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


Stipends will range from $1,000 to $5,000. Funds to be transferred to the recipient's unit after July 1, 2024.

The recipients and their department fiscal officer sign the policy governing the funds, which includes:


Questions may be addressed to