Funding Agency Events

Virtual Workshops and Conferences Hosted by Funding Agencies

Virtual workshops or conferences hosted by funding agencies can provide broad introductory information about topics such as mission, priorities, opportunities, and the application and review process or more focused information about a specific opportunity.  Recordings of these events are often posted for those unable to attend the live event. This page lists some events associated with funding agencies such as Department of State, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Science Foundation (NSF).

Department of State

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar program offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects and attend seminars abroad.

To identify potential opportunities, visit the Catalog of Awards for details of over 400 awards offered across 130 countries. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2021. Please note that U.S. citizenship is required.

Several webinars are offered each month to provide information about Fulbright opportunities around the world. To view upcoming and archived webinars, visit the Webinar Schedule and Webinar Archive.

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Virtual Workshops

Dates: April - June 2021

Several virtual workshops presented by NEH program staff provide information about NEH grant opportunities, deadlines, and application information.

The NEH Virtual Grant Workshops page provides information about how to join each live event as well as links to recordings and handouts.

Recordings of these workshops and other NEH events can be found on the NEHgov YouTube channel.

National Institutes of Health

2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Grants Administration and Program Funding

Dates: November 1-4, 2021

This annual seminar is appropriate for grants administrators, researchers new to NIH, and graduate students. It provides a comprehensive overview of the NIH application and award process, policies and resources, highlighting current areas of special interest or concern.

2020 NIH Virtual Seminar presentation materials including session recordings, presentation slides, and transcripts are currently available.

National Science Foundation

NSF Fall 2021 Virtual Grants Conference

Dates: October 4-8, 2021 (see Agenda page for session days and times)

The Fall 2021 NSF Virtual Grants Conference is designed to give new faculty, researchers, and administrators key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF program officers provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer attendee questions.

The NSF Policy Office Outreach Resource Center lists recordings of past events which can also be found at the NSF Policy Office YouTube channel.

NSF CAREER Webinar 2021

Dates: May 14 or May 20, 2021. Same presentation for each session.

The NSF CAREER Webinar 2021  provides information on the NSF Faculty Early Career Development program (CAREER) solicitation NSF 20-525 including a briefing on the CAREER program and key solicitation requirements followed by a question and answer session. The deadline to apply is fourth Monday in July, Annually. 

 The 2021 CAREER webinar slides and recording with captions are now available.