The University of Iowa

Reminder: International Programs faculty grants deadlines approaching

Deans, Directors, and Departmental Executive Officers
Downing A. Thomas, Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs
October 10, 2013
Reminder: International Programs faculty grants deadlines approaching

 I would like to draw your attention to the following International Programs grant competitions with upcoming deadlines.  Most of these grants are open to all UI faculty.

Curriculum Development Awards

Deadline:  October 18

The Curriculum Development Award is designed to internationalize the undergraduate curriculum at the University of Iowa by providing financial support for the development of courses with substantial international content.


Summer Research Fellowships

Deadline:  November 1

The International Programs Summer Research Fellowship is a developmental award designed to promote the internationalization of research on campus. The strongest proposals will demonstrate genuine engagement with international issues, whether aesthetic, cultural, historical, political, or global.


Major Projects Awards

Deadline:  November 15

The Major Projects Award promotes important contributions to scholarly debates and exchanges on international topics, issues, discoveries, and arts. Proposals for events that will take place on The University of Iowa campus and that will enhance international knowledge and understanding for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students are especially welcome.


Strategic Global Initiatives Award

Deadline:  November 15

In recognition of the increasing importance of globalization in higher education, the Strategic Global Initiatives Award is intended to help defray costs associated with the development of operations abroad to support faculty collaborations or exchanges, new or existing degree programs, or other collegiate or cross-collegiate initiatives.

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International Travel Awards

Deadline: The first of each month from January through December.

Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, International Travel Awards support international travel for research, creative activity, and active conference participation or other collaborative activity.