Global mobility and funding opportunities

We promote and coordinate UQ's participation in a number of schemes that enable UQ staff and students to take part in meaningful overseas experiences, including the pilot UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme.

Deadline: throughout 2017

The Technical University of Munich has posted a call for proposals as part of the Visiting Professor Program funded by the Bavarian State Ministry for Science, Research and The Arts.

Closed Global Mobility and Funding Opportunties

Opens: 28 February 2017

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.
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.
Opens: 20 March 2017

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

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships funded by the Australian Government that support citizens around the world to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia and for Australians to do the same overseas.
Opens: to be advised

Funding is provided to Australian tertiary education providers, which in turn provide grants to Australian undergraduate and master's students to undertake mobility projects globally.
Opens: 1 May 2017

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available for postgraduate students, postdocs, mid-career professionals and senior academics.
Opens: to be advised

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.
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

This scheme supports scientific and technological cooperation between UQ researchers and researchers from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. FAPESP will provide funding of up to the equivalent of AU$10,000 per successful proposal and UQ will provide funding of up to AU$10,000 per successful proposal, for the duration of the grant (up to 12 months), to cover research-related mobility expenses.
Opens: to be advised

The Technical University of Munich invites University of Queensland staff to apply for grants for teaching or training purposes, made available by the European Union under the international dimension of the Erasmus+ program. TUM has been identified under the UQ Global Strategy as a priority partner and UQ is keen to expand engagement across discipline areas.
Opens: to be advised

The University of Vienna has announced the 6th call of its Non-EU Teaching Mobility Program. The 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.