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Faculty Funding Opportunities for Global Engagement

Posted on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by CommunityEngagement. Tags:
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Several faculty funding opportunities are available through the Global Engagement QEP and International Programs Center. Contact the Global Engagement Office at globalqep@uncg.edu for more information.

Global Engagement QEP Course Development Award

Awards are available for faculty to modify existing courses or to create new courses that address at least one of the four Global Engagement Student Learning Outcomes (see below). Awards range from $500 to $1000.

2014-2015 Academic Year Deadlines:
Jan. 16 & March 20, 2015

To apply for the Global Engagement QEP Course Development Award, visit http://www.uncg.edu/ipg/qepcdapplication.docx

For more information about these awards, contact David Nelson, QEP Director, at david_nelson@uncg.edu


 Kohler Awards

Kohler Awards, funded through the International Programs Center, support faculty international initiatives at UNCG in the following categories:

  • Research with Additional Internal Funding
  • Research with Additional External Funding
  • Special Projects
  • Student Programs
  • Teaching
  • Institutional Linkages

If you are interested in applying for a Kohler Award, you must first discuss your proposal with the Associate Provost for International Programs, Dr. Penelope Pynes. She may be contacted at pjpynes@uncg.edu.

2014-15 Academic Year Deadlines:
Jan. 16 & March 20, 2015

To apply for a Kohler Award, visit http://uncg.edu/ipg/kohlerapplication.docx


 Office of Leadership and Service-Learning Global Engagement Awards

In partnership with the Global Engagement QEP, the Office of Leadership and Service-Learning (OLSL) is offering two funding opportunities for faculty to develop courses that incorporate globally-minded service-learning and address at least one of the Global Engagement Student Learning Outcomes (see below).

Service-Learning Global Course Development Faculty Grants
These grants focus on new and modified courses that are locally based. Awards are up to $1000.

International Service-Learning Course Development Faculty Grants
These are one-year grants of $2500 for service-learning courses with an international component.

2014-15 Academic Year Deadlines:
Summer 2015 Courses:
International Service-Learning Courses, March 16, 2015
Service-Learning Global Courses, April 1, 2015

To apply for an Office of Leadership and Service-Learning Global Engagement Award, visithttp://olsl.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/InternationalSVLCourseGrant2015.pdf


International Travel Fund (ITF)

The Provost’s Office has created a fund to allow UNCG faculty to attend international conferences, present their work to an international audience, and to interact with colleagues from other countries outside of North America. Awards are up to $600 and completed applications must be submitted prior to travel. Faculty are eligible to apply for one award per academic year.

Note: Funding to enable UNCG faculty to attend conferences within North America may be obtained from the Office of Research and Economic Development at http://research.uncg.edu/scholars-travel-program/.

To apply for an International Travel Fund Award, visit http://www.uncg.edu/ipg/itfapplication.docx


 Globally Engaged Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award

This award is designed to increase global awareness and understanding through scholarly investigation. Faculty can request up to $3000 for stipend support for an undergraduate working under their direction. Additional project support may include up to $500 for material needs in support of gathering information, as well as $1500 in support of associated travel.

2015-2016 Academic Year Deadlines:
Summer 2015 Awards:
February 8, 2015

Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Awards:
April 12, 2015

Please visit http://ursco.uncg.edu for more information on Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards

To download the brochure with all International and Global funding opportunities, please visit http://www.uncg.edu/ipg/intlgebrochure.pdf

Please direct questions to the Global Engagement Office at globalqep@uncg.edu or contact David Nelson, QEP Director, at david_nelson@uncg.edu

 

Reposted from UNCG Campus Weekly