Our grants enable teams to collaborate on the development and launch of joint research projects, either at MIT or abroad.
Learn about who can apply, how the funds can be used, the selection criteria and how to apply.
MISTI GSF is comprised of a general fund and several country, region or university-specific funds created by MISTI country programs. The general fund is open projects in any country with priority consideration for proposals from Africa and Latin America.
Learn how to manage your grant, involve students in your project and further develop your project after the grant.
We encourage our MISTI GSF teams to include MIT undergraduate and graduate students as participating members in their projects.
Since the very first MISTI seed fund was launched in 2008, MISTI has funded hundreds of projects in dozens of countries around the world.
The Global Seed Funds Advisory Committee assesses and oversees the process for awarding MISTI GSF grants.
Learn all about the GSF process - from applying to setting up your fund account - through our program's most frequently asked questions.