Funding and Development

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International Grant Resources: A listing of numerous international research grants broken down by region.

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS): ACLS supports scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels.

American Educational Research Association (AERA): AERA provides a list of funding, grant opportunities, and professional development opportunities across disciplines.

The American-Scandinavian Foundation(ASF): ASF offers fellowships and grants to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year.

Fulbright-Hays Programs: Grants are awarded which support research and training focused on non-Western foreign languages and area studies to administrators, pre- and post-doctoral students and faculty as well as U.S. institutions and organizations. UW-Platteville faculty interested in pursuing a Fulbright Grant may contact Eugene Alcalay, UW-Platteville Fulbright Programs Advisor.

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program: This program provides funding for institutions to host Fulbright lecturers from abroad for one or both semesters in an academic year.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): DAAD offers a wide range of funding opportunities for individuals and institutions in higher education with the primary goal of facilitating transatlantic mobility to Germany for U.S. scholars.

Higher Education for Development (HED): HED supports U.S. higher education efforts to address global challenges through institution-to-institution partnerships.

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX): IREX provides grants for both individuals and institutions.

Social Science Research Council (SSRC): SSRC fellowships and grants promote individual and institutional change, generate new knowledge, and build networks.

UW System

UW System Academic Affairs Grant and Award Sources: A list of grant and award opportunities for employees of UW System.

UW-Madison International Institute and Global Studies: Global Studies coordinates and supports many different funding programs for students and faculty.

UW- Madison Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER): CIBER works with strategic partners on campus, across the country, and around the world to develop, deliver, and support a range of programs that further the international expertise of students, faculty, and business professionals.

Faculty Development Opportunities

CIEE - International Faculty Development Seminars: Each semester, the CIEE makes available funds up to $500 to promote the internationalization of existing academic programs and the development of new programs.

Global Studies Foundation: This grant is designed to encourage and support faculty travel abroad, as well as the integration of international experience into courses and curriculum.

Open Society Institute: This organization offers a wide range of funding for professional development, student mobility, and research.

Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication (SIIC): SIIC provides professional development opportunities for people working in education, training, business, and consulting, in both international and domestic intercultural contexts under the auspices of the Intercultural Communication Institute in Portland, Oregon.

Professional Organizations

NAFSA: Association of International Educators: NAFSA is the primary professional organization for international educators. The site has a wide variety of resources and tools for faculty and staff.

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE): CIEE hosts faculty development seminars along with a number of study abroad and faculty-led programs.

Professional and Organizational Development Network of Higher Education (POD): POD supports a network of nearly 1,800 members, including faculty, administrators, consulates and others who value teaching and learning in higher education.

Forum on Education Abroad: The Forum supports international education and sets many Standards of Good Practice for the field.

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