MISTI Global Seed Funds enable MIT faculty and researchers to launch early-stage international projects and collaboration with colleagues abroad.

Please follow this link to begin your MISTI Global Seed Funds application in our online portal. 

  • To create a proposal in the portal, please click on "Sign up" under "Need an Account?" on the right-hand side of the homepage. 
  • For a list of application questions (not including the budget), please click here. You will need to submit the application via the online portal.
  • The proposal can be started by either the MIT applicant or the international collaborator, and it can be saved as you are working on it before submission. 
  • Once you have started your proposal, you can add the other team members to your project proposal by using the "Add Member" feature on the main page.

If you have any other questions, please email MISTI GSF.

For additonal information about specific funds, and for grant guidelines, explore the Faculty Funds section of this site.