International Pilot Grants

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Click the links to the right to learn more about our International Pilot grants, and please contact us if you have any questions. We also welcome your feedback on any aspect of the Pilot grant process.

If you want to learn more about the SD CFAR and the International Core, please view some of our videos:

  • Our introductory video includes 2019 due dates but is otherwise a good description of the SD CFAR and services available to you. 
  • Finding an SD CFAR collaborator can be challenging, yet critical to supporting your international research.
  • Get to know previous International Pilot grant recipients and their successes: Dr. Ana Olga Mocumbi in Mozambique and Dr. Jaime Arredondo Sanchez Lira, originally from Mexico and now working in Canada.

Please also see our list of previous International Pilot and other grant recipients, sorted by country, to give you an idea of the types of research supported by the International Core.

If you are ready to apply, please go to our application page.

Help when you need it most!

The SD CFAR Administrative Core hosts virtual office hours that are open to anyone with a question about the SD CFAR. You are welcome to use these times to ask about your International Pilot grant application! Here are upcoming dates and times:

  • Monday, September 12, 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time
  • Monday, September 26, 2:00 p.m. Pacific time
  • Zoom link

Please email cfar@ucsd.edu if you need more information. 

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