• The center is currently offering funding support up to $1,500 to PhD students specializing in international relations or comparative politics from the Political Science and International Relations Department who have advanced to candidacy.

    Deadline: Applications for 2023–24 funding are due Nov. 1, 2023. A separate call for summer 2024 funding will be announced in spring 2024.

    Learn more.

  • Funding to support a graduate student research assistant for one semester or one year. Applicants must be a faculty member seeking graduate student support.

    The next funding call will be announced by Dec. 1, 2023.

    Application deadline: January 31, 2024.

    Learn more.

  • USC reimburses guests for necessary and reasonable approved expenses they incur in the conduct of university business. USC does not reimburse for personal expenses. Additional guidelines can be found here.

  • We have gathered frequently asked questions applicants and grantees may have about funding support. If you do not find answers to your questions, please email us at cis@dorsife.usc.edu.