International Programs helps to support and celebrate the achievements of OSU faculty and students who are selected for grants and fellowship that involve international teaching, research and study.  The following list consists of several prestigious grant programs that not only enrich the individuals awarded, but help to enrich the OSU campus learning environment upon their return. 

Faculty Internationalization Grants

Faculty Internationalization Grants are designed to encourage and support OSU faculty who are working to further OSU’s internationalization efforts as well their own professional involvement in activities that enhance our teaching, research and engagement with topics and colleagues beyond the U.S. OSU’s current internationalization efforts include recruitment and retention of diverse international students, developing and supporting education abroad opportunities for OSU’s domestic students, promoting global learning through curricular and co-curricular means, and fostering strategic international partnerships to promote faculty research and outreach activities.

Graduate Internationalization Grants

Graduate Internationalization Grants are designed to encourage and support OSU graduate students who are doing actual research or research internships related to their field of study that take place at overseas locations. Grants are available to masters and doctoral students to help fund international travel to research or internship sites and pay for related expenses.

Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

International Service Award

Each September, on University Day, the OSU Faculty Senate recognizes the extraordinary contributions of faculty and staff who enhance student, faculty, and staff awareness and participation in international education, research and related activities