OIA and UIC Funding Resources


For Faculty– Nuveen International Development Fund

For Academic Units- Nuveen International Development Fund 

Supports Faculty engaging in institutional internationalization

Fulbright Scholar Program

Sends approximately scholars and professionals to approximately 130 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields


Campus Research Board (CBR)

Provides seed money to research projects in their beginning stages; CBR competition is open to tenured and tenure-track UIC faculty for research projects in areas of Basic Life Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Social Sciences

Institute for the Humanities

Applicants from the Arts, Architecture, and Humanities may apply to the OVCR-AAH Competition

UIC Great Cities Institute 

UIC Institute for Environmental Science and Policy (IESP)

Supports original, multidisciplinary research and demonstration projects on environmental problems and issues in urban, regional, and global settings