International Fellowships

International Fellowships


Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

Each year over 800 faculty and professionals from around the world receive Fulbright scholar grants for advanced research and university lecturing in the United States. Individual grants are available in selected countries. These scholars apply for grants through the Fulbright commission/foundation or public affairs section of the U.S. embassy in their home countries.

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ICGEB Post- and Pre-doctoral Fellowships

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology is an international organization dedicated to advanced research and training in molecular biology and biotechnology, with special regard to the needs of the developing world. ICGEB offers both pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships.

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SRC International Graduate Fellowship Program

The Semiconductor Research Corporation offers international graduate fellowships developed to include universities outside of North America in response to the needs of SRC international members. It is expected that IGFP Fellows will complete their PhD in an area relevant to microelectronics and that upon completion of the program, will secure employment with an SRC member company or a faculty position in an accredited four-year college or university.

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IRES – International Research Experience: Bioinspired Autonomy

The IRES scholars will study autonomous mobility in complex natural environments based on flying and gliding rainforest animals with the help of an interdisciplinary mentor network located in Korea, Singapore, and Brunei. Students will get an opportunity throughout the program to participate in professional development opportunities for IRES scholars and their mentors, led by the ASEE. The summer program will start with an orientation week at the Virginia Tech campus followed by a modular sequence of setup with an engineering mentor at either KAIST or the National University of Singapore (NUS), a biology immersion in Borneo at the University of Brunei (UBD), and finally a data analysis/engineering integration module at KAIST. Program Highlights:13-week summer program starting every May, fully covered ($5,000 fellowship + all other cost). Application package:  CV, statement of interest, unofficial transcript, 2 reference letters. For more information, visit Twitter at . This program is supported through a grant from the NSF; Award #1954172.