University of Iowa

International Programs Funding Opportunities

 

provost's global forum


Deadline: March 1 of the academic year prior to the one in which funding programming would take place

 

Available to: University of Iowa tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and research faculty

 

The Provost’s Global Forum, made possible through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, is the premier annual event on campus focused on international and global issues. The forum brings together experts from the faculty and leading voices from a variety of areas to raise awareness about and contribute to debate on the foremost issues in globalization that face us today.

 

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Major projects awards


Deadline: November 20 of the academic year prior to the one in which funding programming would take place

 

Available to: University of Iowa tenured and tenure-track faculty members

 

Through the generous support of the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, International Programs' 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 therefore especially welcome.

 

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special projects awards


Deadline: proposals are considered on a rolling basis throughout the academic year

 

Available to: individuals, programs, and departments formally associated with the University of Iowa

 

Funded in part by the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization, International Programs’ Special Projects Awards support internationalization at the University of Iowa by providing funding for small-scale international activities on campus. Past funded Special Projects have included visiting lecturers, speakers, film series, exhibitions, and other public activities that support international engagement on campus.

 

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global research partnership award


Deadline: Mid-October

 

Available to: full-time University of Iowa faculty

 

The Global Research Partnership Award (GRPA) is intended to help initiate new or expand existing international partnerships and/or to build an institutional relationship to facilitate future joint research projects.

 

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international travel awards


Deadline: the last day of each month

 

Available to: University of Iowa tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and research faculty

 

International Programs' International Travel Awards contribute to internationalization at the University of Iowa by funding the international scholarship and engagement of UI faculty. 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.

 

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summer research fellowships


Deadline: October 31 of the year before the summer in which the funding will be used

 

Available to: University of Iowa tenured and tenure-track faculty

 

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. While such projects will typically involve work at an international location, travel abroad is not required. Each $3,000 summer fellowship is expected to result in at least one publication, exhibit, or performance.

 

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Global curriculum development


Deadline: Early-May - applicants will be notified of award status approximately three weeks after the submission deadline (funds must be spent by May 1 of the year following the award) 

 

Available to: UI tenured or tenure-track faculty and senior lecturers

 

The Global Curriculum Development Award is given to faculty creating a new undergraduate course, or substantially revising an existing course, in order to integrate international or global perspectives into an undergraduate major. Revised courses must not have been already globally oriented. All courses developed or revised for the GCDA must be required for at least one undergraduate major.

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions regarding funding opportunities please contact:

Kelly Kadera
Director of Academic Programs
319-335-1438
kelly-kadera@uiowa.edu