URC-Halle Institute Global Research Award

The Halle Institute for Global Research contributes meaningful funds to the URC to support international research projects.  At the discretion of the Halle Institute, grantees in any URC category whose proposal includes a significant international component may receive the extra designation of being a URC - Halle Institute Global Research Award.

Proposal Review and Selection

Applications that receive strong evaluations from the appropriate URC subcommittee and meet the following criteria will be forwarded to the Vice Provost for Strategic Research Initiatives and the Director of the Halle Institute for Global Research for final review and designation as a URC - Halle Institute Global Research Award.

  • The proposed research must include significant scholar research time outside of the United States.
  • Travel between international research sites is eligible and must be explained clearly in the budget.
  • If the proposed research involves collaboration with an international partner, the applicant must include a statement describing the collaboration and an indication of how the research will be shared with international partners.   The applicant should include, as appropriate, a letter of invitation/commitment from partnering institutions.   
  • Collaborative projects that are multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, or include Emory colleagues and students from multiple schools, are encouraged.
  • For payment to non-U.S. collaborators for research conducted outside of the United States please refer to the Emory Finance website for information, forms, and guidance.  Specific questions regarding payment of research funds to non-U.S. collaborators should be directed to nonresident.tax@emory.edu.


Information about grants awarded under this program will be posted on the Halle Institute for Global Research website. Applicants must acknowledge the Halle Institute for Global Research and the University Research Committee (URC) in any publications, conference presentations, performances, exhibits, grant applications, and/or intellectual property applications that result from awards. Citation information will be provided in the Notice of Award.