The grant competition is currently closed. Updated information will be posted autumn semester 2021.
The Office of International Affairs, the Office of Research, and the Global Gateways are sponsoring a grant competition for faculty.
Proposals are sought for a wide range of research and scholarship projects, which include but are not limited to:
- Promoting active international research collaborations
- Addressing global issues in a regional context
- Connecting discipline-specific research to the implementation of projects and programs in diverse geopolitical and cultural settings
- Exploring the languages, cultures, arts, social sciences and area studies
The award committee is comprised of faculty from across a variety of disciplines. Awards are based on merit, according to the following criteria:
- Quality of project
- Qualifications of the applicant
- Appropriateness of proposed budget
Proposals for specific research projects can request funds to support:
- Travel expenses related to research or a research collaboration (transportation, lodging, airfare, other)
- Research project expenses (e.g. acquiring data, supplies, materials)
- Development of faculty manuscripts and publications
- Costs for development and hosting of a conference, workshop, speaker series (professional conference travel is not eligible for support)
Grants awarded to faculty will be up to $6,000.
Proposal Preparation and Submission
Proposals must include:
- Abstract not to exceed one page, double spaced, 12 pt. font
- Research proposal not to exceed five pages, double spaced, 12 pt. font. Please include the title of project without the name of applicant(s) as this is a blind review.
- Itemized budget – with a description of how the funds will be used
- A short Curriculum Vitae or resume, not to exceed two pages
- A letter of recommendation from faculty advisor (students only)
Sample Application Link (for reference only)