Grants and Scholarships

International Research and Scholarship Grant


The Offices of International Affairs, with the support of the Office of Research, the Graduate School, and the Office of Student Academic Excellence, is 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 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:

Note: Professional conference travel or fees are not eligible under this award.

This grant is subject to policy and university expenditure requirements, including travel to risk-designated countries. Read Ohio State's international 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 will be transferred to the recipient's unit after July 1, 2024.

The recipients sign the policy governing the funds, which includes:


Questions may be addressed to