Global Conference Award


Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, the International Programs Global Conference 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 and are based on multi- and cross-disciplinary perspective are currently being solicited.


April 15, 2014


All University of Iowa tenured and tenure-track faculty members are invited to apply.

Terms of Award

Funding is for a one-year period beginning July 1, 2014. One award of $12,500 will be made.

Evaluation Criteria and Selection Process

Proposals for International Programs Global Conference Award are reviewed considering the following criteria:

  • clear emphasis on themes and topics that are directly relevant to globalization
  • effectiveness in facilitating cross-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary engagement
  • logical design of objectives, methods, procedures, and outcomes
  • list of departments, programs, or groups on campus likely to participate or benefit
  • description of possibilities for student participation (if appropriate)

Applicants should indicate additional sources of funding for which they intend to apply, from within the University or from external funding agencies.

The committee to review Global Conference Award proposals is appointed and chaired by the IP’s Director of Academic Programs.

Application Process

Complete the following and send as attachments to: no later than 5 p.m. on April 15, 2014. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • a proposal addressing the criteria above (3 pages, single spaced)
  • a brief budget outline, including funds pending or committed (sources and amounts)
  • curriculum vitae for all applicants (2 pages maximum each)

Contact Information

For questions regarding the Global Conference Award, please contact:

Sonia Ryang
Director of Academic Programs
1111 University Capitol Centre