Global mobility and funding opportunities

Take part in overseas experiences, including through the UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme, or get support to enable student mobility.

Closes: 1 April 2019

Designed to broaden academic and research collaboration between UQ and the University of Exeter. Up to nine grants of A$16,000 (£10,000) will be available to UQ and Exeter collaborators.
Closes: 22 April 2019

With the aim of supporting the successful implementation of the UQ Global Strategy, the UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme assists UQ faculties, institutes and units to pursue activities that will strengthen the impact of UQ’s global network.
Closes: 1 May 2019

The Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy (SAAFE) facilitates the conduct of research and fosters research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the areas of human health, the environment, and the nuclear fuel cycle.
Closes: 30 April 2019

A Churchill Fellowship offers ordinary Australians the opportunity to travel to the far edges of the globe to conduct valuable research in their field and bring back knowledge, experience, ideas and innovation for the betterment of their industry, community and Australia.
Closes: 15 July 2019

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available, including for postdocs, mid-career professionals and senior academics.
Closes: 29 November 2019

Fund for economic, social and cultural cooperation for the Pacific (Fonds Pacifique). Selected projects will contribute to the regional insertion of the French communities: New Caledonia, French Polynesia and islands Wallis and Futuna.

Closed Global Mobility and Funding Opportunties

Opens: to be advised

A unique postdoc program that funds early career researchers to undertake research at a host institution anywhere in the world, on unconventional projects in life and natural sciences, engineering, medicine, and social sciences. The value of the award is CHF100,000 per year (approx. AUD132,000) for up to five years.
Opens: to be advised

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) invites UQ staff to apply for mobility funding to strengthen existing collaborations. This call focuses on Neuroscience, Psychology, Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Medicine, Physics, and Business.
Opens: to be advised

The British Academy is providing the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution for up to six months for academics in the humanities and the social sciences. Applications to strengthen UQ's key UK partnerships are encouraged.
Opens: to be advised

This program supports short-term teaching visits of faculty members from partner universities outside of Europe. A number of UQ staff have been successful in attaining teaching mobility grants in previous rounds.
Opens: to be advised

Offers support for guest stays starting from one week up to two semesters at TUM. The funding may cover travel and accommodation expenses as well as teaching assignments and TUM contracts for stays of at least three months.
Opens: to be advised

UQ has been invited to be a partner in the Technical University of Munich's International Graduate School of Science and Engineering (IGSSE). This program brings together researchers and PhD students from the two institutions to address a challenging and novel inter-disciplinary problem.
Opens: to be advised

The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program provides funding to Australian universities and consortia to support Australian undergraduate students to participate in semester-based or short-term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research in 40 host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Opens: to be advised

This scheme fosters research collaboration of the highest quality between Australian researchers from Universities Australia member universities and German researchers from German universities and research institutes.
Opens: to be advised

Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants invite eligible institutions to set out how they would use a block grant of up to £150,000 to deliver a dynamic program of research fellowships for early career researchers.
Opens: to be advised

This unique fellowship supports outstanding early career researchers whose ground-breaking work has the potential to make a difference in one of the Foundation's focus areas: Technology and innovation; Strengthening Australia-Asia ties; and Enabling positive social change. The Westpac Research Fellowships are valued at up to $460,000 over three years.