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International Travel Fund of the College of Education

Administered by the Office of International Initiatives

Purpose: To encourage and support international dimensions of 
scholarship and program development by members of the College of Education

_Criteria for proposals:_

1. Travel for presentations at international conferences in other 
countries may be supported if a presentation has been officially invited 
or accepted;__

2. Travel for specific program development leading to study abroad or 
other courses that can be offered through the College;__

3. International travel will also be supported for faculty who have no 
prior international experience, but who demonstrate the need for support 
to get started in order to pursue international work;

4. Proposals should demonstrate departmental matching fund support, 
and/or support from other sources;

5. Proposals should demonstrate the potential impact on the College and 
the broader value to our major goals.


1. Full time tenure-track or non-tenure track faculty, and fully 
admitted graduate students are eligible to apply. There are separate 
pools of funds for students and faculty.

_Proposal process:_

1. The funds are limited, so consideration of proposals will be given 
based on two deadlines: Oct. 30 for awards to be made during first 
semester; and Feb. 15 for awards to be made during second semester.

2. Submit a proposal, of no more than 2 pages, describing:

a. The conference or program for which you want support;

b. The paper or work you will be doing in connection with this initiative;

c. The outcomes you expect and the ways in which your work might have 
impact on the College goal of internationalization;

d. The overall travel budget involved in your proposed project;

e. The funds you already have committed from your department or other 

f. A letter of support from your department chair.

3. Funding will be awarded up to $1,000 per proposal--from faculty, 
staff, or graduate studentsóbased on documentation of matching support 
and other factors described in the criteria.

Proposals should be submitted to:

Dr. James Greenberg

Director, Office of International Initiatives

4103 Benjamin Bldng.

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