Fellowships + Grants


The Center offers funding and resources to scholars and students studying international affairs.

For more information, contact Amalia Teglas.

Whether you are just beginning your academic career, a graduate student, recent graduate, or scholar, we hope to further your academic endeavors by connecting you to opportunities that foster self-development and to make it a worthwhile learning experience.

We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities!


Deadlines for upcoming fellowship opportunities

The Center is pleased to offer a new volunteer research opportunity to MIT undergraduate and graduate students to explore democracy in the Arab World. Please learn more about the new Jamal Khashoggi Fellowships. A cover letter and CV is due MONDAY, March 8, 2021, by 5:00 pm

The deadline for CIS Summer Study Fellowship applications is MONDAY, March 15, 2021, by 5:00 pm. Doctoral students may apply for summer support for dissertation research or writing that has an international component. Support may be requested either for fieldwork and/or archival research, or for home-based research and write-up. Grants will not exceed $3,500.

The Guillemin Prize will be chosen from the recipients of the Summer Study Fellowship. The Jeanne Guillemin Prize is an endowed fund that provides financial support to female PhD candidates researching topics that have an international component, regardless of their home department.