Research Sources

The UI Research Services Office, 128 Observatory, has more complete
information on these and other research and grant opportunities. The
office telephone number is 333-0284; its e-mail address is rso@illinois.edu.


Council for the International Exchange of Scholars
Fulbright Scholar Program

The Fulbright Scholar Program presents an array of country and regional
programs that offer a variety of opportunities for lecturing and research
abroad. Many countries offer awards that are open to many disciplines or
that are not restricted by discipline. Awards are made in the following
major disciplines: agriculture, American history, American literature,
anthropology and archaeology, biological sciences, business administration,
chemistry, communications and journalism, computer science, creative
writing, economics, education, engineering, environmental sciences,
geography, history (non-U.S.), language and literature (non-U.S.), law,
library science, linguistics, mathematics, medical sciences, music,
philosophy, physics and astronomy, political science, psychology, public
administration, religious studies, sociology and social work, TEFL/applied
linguistics, and theater and dance. Some 1,000 awards in some 135 countries
are available. Approximately one-third are for research and two-thirds for
lecturing, combined research/lecturing or seminar participation.
Opportunities range from two to 12 months. Grant benefits vary by country
program and type of award and may include some or all of the following:
base stipend, travel and relocation, housing allowance/housing provision,
subsistence allowance and dependent educational allowance. Scholars in
all academic ranks are eligible to apply, from junior faculty to professor
emeriti.

The deadline for application is Aug. 1.


William T. Grant Foundation
Faculty Scholars Program

The goal of this program is to promote the research development of
promising young scholars who investigate topics relevant to understanding
and promoting the well-being and healthy development of children,
adolescents and youth. The program will support the research time of
talented investigators in the area of children's mental health. Each
scholar will receive as much as $35,000 per year for a five-year period.
Individuals are placed under consideration for this award by nomination
only. Only one candidate may be nominated in one year from any department
or research center of the university. Faculty members so nominated should
be in their first level or rank of appointment.

The deadline is July 1.


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