Graduate Fellowships for International Collaboration


The International GEO-Innovation Center is offering fellowships to support graduate student travel to foster international collaboration. The fellowships will be awarded to graduate students in UMD Geographical Sciences working in the areas of Earth Observations and Geospatial Analysis. This fellowship is intended for supporting a short-term collaborative opportunity in summer 2023.

To be considered for the fellowship, students need to –

  • Identify the institute they would like to visit, the approximate duration of the visit, the proposed host they will collaborate with and submit a one-page proposal about the work they would like to accomplish during their visit
  • Email confirmation from the student’s advisor at UMD including the goals of the collaborative research will be needed with the application

This award is intended for travel and housing support for a student’s international collaboration. The International GEO Center will support travel and accommodation up to a total of $ 5000

Please submit your applications with the Subject ‘Graduate Travel Fellowship’ to by May 5th, 2023, to be considered for the fellowship. Once selected we will need confirmation from the host agreeing to the visit.