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Current Funding Opportunities

At UC Davis/UC System

  • Peter and Marion London Global Learning Innovation Award - Deadline April 10
  • The Peter and Marion London Global Learning Innovation Award supports an annual project led by one or more UC Davis students who will partner with Nepali and/or Tibetan students on a project with a strong public benefit related to sustainable development for disadvantaged communities. Award amount up to $4,500. Deadline: April 10, 2024

    More info:

  • Equity in Mental Health Programming Fund - Deadline May 31
  • UC Davis graduate students who need funding for a mental health-related project/initiative with UC Davis students as the primary audience can apply for up to $5,000 through the Equity in Mental Health Programming Fund. Applications are accepted through May 31, 2024. Learn more by visiting the Student Equity in Mental Health Programming Fund webpage:
  • The UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship
  • The UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship is a funding opportunity for UC graduate students in any field of study that aligns with the missions of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories.

    Fellowship Program Information Webinars: There will be two Program Information Webinars, featuring current fellows and national laboratory liaisons, to provide interested applicants with more information about the program. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend one of the available sessions:
    - Monday, April 22, 10-11am Pacific Time (Register here)
    - Thursday, April 25, 1-2pm Pacific Time (Register here)

    Please review the RFP carefully and visit the program website for key dates and other program announcements. For questions on program scope and priorities, please contact Administrative questions regarding the application process may be directed to

  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides 2,200+ awards in 150+ countries to teach English (ETA) or conduct independent research (S/R). The program aims to increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. Apply here:

    For more information, you can visit our Graduate Studies events page to find about Fulbright Program Informational Webinars happening between April 2024 and June 2024.

    U.S. citizens.
    Hold a bachelor’s but not earned a PhD prior to grant start date.
    Potential host country language proficiency needed.

    April 2 – Application opens.
    Sept. 10 – UCD S/R candidate deadline.
    Sept, 17 – UCD ETA candidate deadline.
    Sept. 16-18 – S/R campus interviews.
    Sept. 23-25 – ETA campus interviews.
    Oct. 8 – Fulbright National deadline.
  • Graduate Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) Award, Summer 2024: Focus on Tobacco Cessation Policy Research (apply by April 19)
  • The UC Center Sacramento (UCCS), in collaboration with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Tobacco Cessation Policy Research Center (TCPRC), announces the 2024 GOLD Award for Tobacco Cessation Policy Research. 

    This program offers UC Davis graduate students, in any academic discipline, a summer term in residence opportunity. The awardee will conduct public policy research in Sacramento and engage with local or state policymakers on issues related to tobacco cessation in California. The research topics include, but are not limited to, working on the following TCPRC policy projects: 
    • Pharmacist-led counseling and reimbursement for tobacco treatment 
    • Tobacco treatment delivery for patients with substance use disorders 
    • Flavored tobacco sales restriction policy implementation 
    • Health plan coverage and promotion of tobacco cessation treatment 

    Submissions are due by April 19, 2024. To be considered for an interview, please submit the following items and any questions to 
    • Description of related public policy/service interests (500 words max) 
    • Current CV 
    • Letter of recommendation sent separately from a supervising professor 

    Award recipients will be employed as a Graduate Student Researcher during the summer term. Awardees will meet weekly with mentors and are expected to present at the October 2024 TCPRC Summit at UCCS (Sacramento, CA). Selection will be based on demonstrated interest and experience in public policy or service and evidence of exceptional communication skills.


External Opportunities

  • Ralph L. Sacco Scholars Program in Brain Health - Deadline April 9
  • Two-year postdoctoral fellowship support for work focused on how to maintain a healthy brain over a person's lifetime. Candidates should be engaged in research focused on prevention of brain disease. More information available here.
  • Sciences Po Teaching Fellowships, 2024-2025 Academic Year - Deadline April 12
  • Sciences Po welcomes applications from doctoral students who are in the final phases of their Ph.D.  and postdoctoral scholars for one-year teaching positions on one of three English-speaking undergraduate campuses in France: Le Havre, Menton or Reims. Each campus provides the core undergraduate curriculum of Science Po in addition to a geographic specialization in international relations study, culminating in a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences and Humanities. Coursework in economics, history, law, political science, political theory, sociology and quantitative methods applied to social sciences is taught in English.

    Submission deadline: April 12, 2024 (EOB)
    Final decisions will be taken end May 2024.

    Teaching Fellowships will be offered for the 2024-25 academic year as follows:
    Reims Campus (7 Fellowships) in the following disciplines:
    - Economics/quantitative methods for social sciences
    - History (2 Fellowships)
    - Law
    - Political science
    - Sociology
    - Political theory (political humanities)
    Menton Campus (2 Fellowships) in the following disciplines:
    - Law
    - Sociology
    Le Havre Campus (2 Fellowships) in the following disciplines:
    - Economics
    - Law

    Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in English or French via an internal Google platform, which requires a Gmail address. The application form can be accessed here:

    Additional materials needing to be submitted include a CV, a course proposal (in one document provide a summary of one to three seminar elective course proposal[s] in English with a sample of main readings/resources the Fellow would like to teach, given the opportunity. Please limit each course proposal to two pages), and the names of two referees, and evaluations of previous teaching experience if available to provided in one document.

    Two letters of reference, qualifying the applicant’s pedagogical ability, should be sent directly from referees to, before April 12, l 2024. Letters can be written in English or French. The file will be named: CANDIDATE’s family name. Candidate’s first name. Referee’s name. Example: SMITH.Adam.Referee.doc.

    For information or any question about the application process, please contact: