Funding Opportunities

Please follow the links to learn more about deadlines, eligibility requirements, and application procedures for each program.

To note: To be considered for funding, Pitt faculty need to have completed or updated their UCIS Faculty Survey and uploaded a recent CV within the last year.  This survey is an important part of our data collection to report to the U.S. Department of Education.  To update your survey and upload your CV, please go to www.ucis.pitt.edu/facsurv prior to applying for any of our grants.

  • Faculty Grants for Research on Europe – Awards for research activities related to Europe (not focused on the European Union). Typical grants range from $500 to $2,000.
     
  • JMEUCE Faculty Research Grants –  Awards for research activities related to the European Union or any aspect of European integration ranging from $2,500 to $4,500.
     
  • Funding for Teaching and Research in Germany – A grant program sponsored by UCIS and administered by the ESC to facilitate University engagement with and in Germany.  Faculty projects involving teaching and/or research in Germany and/or which will increase ties between Pitt and institutions in Germany are encouraged.  Grants typically range in amounts from $3,000 to $8,000.
     
  • Small Grants – To provide support for conference travel, research-related expenses, translations, publications, and visitors to campus, these awards in the range of $500 are meant to be combined with other sources to help offset costs.
     
  • Course Development Grants – Support is available for new course development in line with the strategic goals of the Center and University related to European Studies.  For more information, contact Allyson Delnore (adelnore@pitt.edu)