UC Funding Sources
Deadline: Open until filled.
Priority will be given to applications received
by March 15, 2008. Open to any registered University of California student.
The Global Micro-Clinic Project (GMCP) is funded is to create 50 micro-clinics
in Karnataka, India, with local partners, whereby disenfranchised populations
can share medical equipment, collectively utilize vital treatment options
for diseases and health conditions, and shape and participate in health
education. The Clausen Fellowship will support one or two individuals
for a three-month summer term, six months, or one year. Responsibilities
include: strategize about the establishment of micro-clinics and how they
can best serve the diabetes problem of India; establish partnerships with
key institutions and help create plan of action; evaluate and monitor
the progress of the micro-clinics; complete a final co-authored report
for publication which will make recommendations for future changes and
suggest feasibility for wider application; and deliver oral presentations
in the US upon completion of fellowship.
University of California
The UC Pacific Rim Research Program sponsors a competitive grants program
that supports collaborative research by UC faculty, graduate students,
and their colleagues at other institutions by providing funding for promising
new lines of investigation. Graduate students are encouraged to apply,
but must obtain sponsorship from a faculty member who will have budgetary
and oversight responsibilities. Successful proposals include: focus on
interactions or major issues affecting the Pacific Rim region and specific
to it, comparative investigation across national, cultural, linguistic
and/or regional boundaries, and collaboration of scholars in different
countries (faculty sponsorship or institutional affiliation from host
country). For more information, please visit: http://www.ucop.edu/research/pacrim/.
Deadline: February 1, 2007
The University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
sponsors UC graduate students from all campuses in an annual fellowship,
internship, and grant competition. Since its beginning, IGCC has committed
significant resources to stimulating independent research and course development
on the causes of international conflict and opportunities to promote international
cooperation. The following three types of opportunities are available: 1)
offers a $3,000 stipend and $500 for travel during a ten-week summer internship.
Recipients can intern with any international affairs organization of their
choosing based in Washington, D.C. 2) are open to graduate students from all disciplines whose
dissertation-level research addresses causes of international conflict and
opportunities for international cooperation. 3) is a two-week, funded training program
in residence at UC San Diego. For more information, see the IGCC
website or contact Estella Juarez at (858) 534-8602.
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United
States (UC MEXUS) and the California-Mexico Health Initiative (CHMI) are
sponsoring a special call for proposals from teams of UC and Mexican researchers
for collaborative projects in research, public policy, public service,
and education related to health and migration in California and Mexico.
Each proposal must be co-directed by an eligible principal investigator
from a UC campus and one from a Mexican academic or research institution.
To support this collaboration, a Binational Researchers Directory has
been established by CMHI. This and application forms and instructions
and can be accessed at http://www.ucop.edu/cprc/cmhi.html.
The maximum grant amount is $40,000 for 1.5 years.