Research Funding Opportunities

A number of sources that identify and manage new funding opportunities are available to aid Washington University researchers. Please visit the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research for more information.

Global engagement is integral to advancing WashU’s research, teaching, and reputation. Solving large scale international problems cannot be done in or by a single country.  Many areas of research require international collaboration, because the problem is better studied in another country, or because the expertise exists in other countries. In other cases, learning across national borders can help find solutions to local problems. 

Our Global WashU website, along with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for International Affairs are resources to help the faculty of Washington University navigate funding announcements and opportunities for international collaborative research.  We will continue to provide brief information on internal and/or external programs that are currently calling for proposals that may provide research funding as they are announced.

Fund NameOpen DatesBrief Details
Thomas Jefferson FundOpen until February 24, 2020This program, launched by the Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation, aims to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers and foster forward-looking collaborative research projects. Each selected French-American project will receive up to $20,000 over a period of two years.
More information available at Thomas Jefferson Fund.