The International Center Faculty Grants
Program aims to foster faculty international initiatives that contribute
to expanding and strengthening the international dimensions of teaching,
research and engagement at the University of Hartford. The International
Center awards up to seven grants (maximum of $1,000 each) each year to
full-time faculty members.
Click here for 2011-12 grant recipients.
Selection criteria (in order of priority) are:
Work that improves the international
understanding of the campus community.
Work that can be shown to have immediate
impact on students' experiences in the classroom.
Development of a study abroad course or
study abroad component for currently existing courses.
Faculty travel to cultivate new exchange
programs or affiliation agreements/partnerships with universities
Faculty travel for research conducted
abroad or to participate in an International Faculty Development
Faculty travel to present at an
Please note: Only in extraordinary
circumstances can faculty receive grants in two consecutive years.
Attendance at international conferences will not be considered.
The application packet must include:
1. A completed Application Form
International Faculty Grant application.pdf (PDF)
2. A one page proposal consisting of:
A clearly defined purpose of proposed
international activity and how the activity will promote
international dimensions of the unit or the University.
Clearly defined outcomes that support
internationalization of the campus.
Potential for the activity to result in
future international activity.
Budget justification of activity costs
and potential value of the results of the activity.
3. A one page itemized budget sheet
4. Curriculum vitae (CV) of the applicant
5. Letter of support from the Department
Chair or College Dean
Grant applications should be submitted by
July 1, 2012 to Sarah O'Leary, Director of International Studies, in GSU
327. Selected faculty will be notified by July, 21, 2012. Late
applications will not be accepted. Funds must be expended before July
Post Award Report
Grant recipients are required to submit a
detailed report along with the Travel Expense Voucher within one month
of completing the funded activity. The report should describe the
tangible outcomes and benefits of the funded activity. Recipients
who fail to submit the required narrative report will be ineligible to
receive future funding from the International Center Faculty Grants
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768.5101 or e-mail
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