ISP Scholarship and Grant Deadline 3/1/2020

Applications are now open for this year’s International Studies & Programs scholarships and grant opportunities. The deadline is March 1st, 2020. There are three awards available.

Claffey Meyer International Travel Grant

  • This award provides financial assistance to domestic students who intend to travel to developing countries for the purpose of providing technical assistance, participate in research, or engage in service. The intent is for students to work towards discovering and implementing solutions in response to urgent human needs (for example: food security, environmental quality, health and nutrition, education, and other areas) and, thereby, to encourage careers in international development teaching, research and practice. Grants are intended to support travel, related living expenses, and projects costs, not to be used as a tuition scholarship.

Dr. Charles and Marjorie Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship

  • This scholarship is available to MSU doctoral students with dissertation research objectives who have defended, or are in the process of defending, a dissertation proposal. The scholarship supports field research abroad in support of the student's dissertation.

Walker Hill Scholarship

  • An award for an MSU doctoral student at pre-dissertation stage who has completed adequate credits to have pre-dissertation research objectives. Description, appropriateness and feasibility of pre-dissertation research objectives to be accomplished during the period spent abroad. Financial need may be considered, previous recipients of a Walker Hill award or an ISP Predissertation Travel Award are not eligible. To be used for pre-dissertation visits to the site of the doctoral research in a country outside the United States (for international students, research in one's own country does not qualify).

Please see each link for more information about the award, including necessary application materials and submission procedures. If you have any questions or problems submitting, please contact (517)355-2350 or