The Offices of International Affairs; Enterprise for Research, Innovation and Knowledge; and Student Academic Excellence are sponsoring a grant competition for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students.
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Proposals are sought for a wide range of research and scholarship projects, which include but are not limited to:
- Conducting international research and creative expression at home and abroad
- Addressing global issues in a regional context, including those in the Global South
- Advancing new global-oriented knowledge in disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary contexts
- Implementing projects and programs in the global south and in diverse cultural settings
- Exploring area studies, research and scholarship on any geographical or cultural region
- Developing and testing international education that enhances equity, diversity access, gender and racial justice
Please view previous award topics & recipients.
The proposals are evaluated by a committee from across a variety of disciplines, so they should be accessible to non-specialists. Awards are based on merit, according to the following criteria:
- Implementing the research or scholarly project within time and budget proposed
- Quality of project within its context
- Appropriateness of proposed budget
- Proposals can request funds to support, among other things:
- Research project expenses (e.g., acquiring data, supplies, materials)
- Development thesis, manuscripts, and publications
- Development and hosting of an international conference, workshop, or speaker series
Professional conference travel is not eligible under this award.
Proposal Preparation and Submission
Include the title of project on the following parts, without the name of applicant(s) as this is a blind review.
- Abstract not exceeding 300 words
- Narrative not exceeding five pages, double spaced, 12 pt. (excluding references)
- Budget – including cost sharing, departmental stipend, or other course development resources
A short resume, not to exceed one page.
Stipends will range from $1,000 to $5,000 funds to be transferred to the recipient's unit after June 30, 2023.
The recipients sign the policy governing the funds, which includes:
- Proposals due: November 18, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. (New Deadline)
- Results from the 2023 IRS Grant will be announced via email the week of February 13, 2023
Sample Application Link (for reference only)
Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.