Funding for staff

Nominations are welcome for Inward and Outward Mobility Academic Fellowships in the 2018/2019 academic year.

Faculty are invited to bid for Inward and Outward Mobility Academic Fellowships. Funding is available to develop and expand relationships with world-class partner universities. 

Each College will have set individual deadlines and may have additional criteria or guidance. Please liaise with and submit your completed application to your College Business Partner.

CLES & EMPS – Charlotte Elson

HUMS & SSIS – James Smith

UEBS & UEMS – Rachel Jones

OMAF application form 2018/19

VIAF application 2018/2019

International travel guidance for current staff

Information for current staff who will be traveling can be found here.

International travel form 

To notify the university of your trip and be covered under the University travel insurance policy, please complete the international travel form. 

QUEX Initiator Grant Scheme

We are pleased to announce that applications for the next round of QUEX Initiator Grants have now opened.  Please find more information here.

Europe Network Fund for University of Exeter Academics 

Grants are available of up to £5,000 / €5,800, and aimed at further developing or establishing research collaboration with the following universities: 

Denmark - University of Copenhagen

Sweden - University of Lund

Belgium - KU Leuven

Germany - LMU Munich, TU Munich

France - New Sorbonne University Paris 3; Paris-Saclay (formerly Paris-Sud)

Netherlands - Utrecht University; University of Leiden; University of Amsterdam

Switzerland - University of Geneva; ETH Zurich 

Please note that there is no requirement for match funding, although preference will be given to applications which have secured match funding from the university partner. 

Download the guidance notes here: Europe Network Notes.  Download the application form here: Europe Network Application

The application deadline is Monday 4th March

The 2020-2021 Fulbright US Scholar competition is now open!

The Fulbright University of Exeter Award covers a three-to-nine month project for researching, lecturing or teaching in or across any research-active departments at the university.

More information can be found here.

US-UK Fullbright Commission in London and USF announce deadlines for post-doctoral fellowship and post-graduate scholarship 

For 2019 graduating baccalaureates and masters students seeking a post-grad program in the U.S. or for doctoral graduates seeking a post-doctoral qualification, these two awards may be of interest.   Both awards are run and the finalists are selected by the Fulbright Commission. Then USF reviews the finalists. As such, working through the Fulbright application process at their website for this award is required.  In order to have a strong application for either award in 2019, interested applicants are recommended to google the one of the key areas identified on the Fulbright website (see above) and read the appropriate webpages at USF

Bilateral Teaching Exchange Programme with CUHK

Applications accepted all year 

The Bilateral Teaching Exchange Programme aims to strengthen the international teaching experience and exposure of CUHK faculty members by supporting term-time teaching opportunities at overseas universities.  Find more information here.

Opportunities from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Internationalisation Faculty Modbility Scheme

Deadline: 10 April 2019 

The Internationalisation Faculty Mobility Scheme (Inbound) encourages faculty members from universities and institutions overseas to initiate visits to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) for exploration and development of institutional/faculty/departmental-level collaborations as well as collaborative research with leaders in frontier research in different fields. The scheme allows faculty members to pursue international academic exchanges to strengthen ties with institutions overseas.

Find more information here.

Opportunities from Fudan University

There are various opportunities available from Fudan University outlined in this document:Fudan Fundung  

If you are interested, have any queries or need any assistance:

EU Facilitation Fund 

Open to: Researchers/Academics looking to develop partnering opportunities and project consortia, or to attend brokerage events organised by the Commission or key stakeholder organisations for forthcoming Horizon 2020 calls.

Award available: Up to £1,000

Aim: the EU Facilitation Fund is available for our academic research community to facilitate their interactions with European research partners which will be key in ensuring that our researchers take up opportunities to engage with EU Horizon 2020 calls for proposals.

How to apply: EU Facilitation Fund application form
Deadline: There is no deadline for applications, the fund is open for applications to fund activity which takes place before 31 July 2019.

Contact: Fiona Raffael