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1 Federal Funding for Faculty Research Abroad UNT-International and UNT Office of Research & Economic Development April 10, 2009

2 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS SERVICE US Department of Education

3 OVERSEAS PROGRAMS US Department of Education

4 Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Provides grants to institutions of higher education to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and language skills by conducting research abroad for periods of three to 12 months.

5 Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Provides grants for overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies by teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, group research or study, or advanced intensive language programs. Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, state departments of education, private nonprofit educational organizations or combinations thereof.

6 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program - Special and Bilateral Projects Provides opportunities for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities to participate in short-term study and travel seminars abroad for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of other cultures. There are approximately seven to 10 seminars with 14 to 16 participants in each seminar annually. Seminars are four to six weeks in duration.

7 DOMESTIC INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS US Department of Education

8 American Overseas Research Centers Provides grants to consortia of institutions of higher education to establish or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies.

9 Business & International Education This program provides grants to institutions of higher education who enter into an agreement with a trade association, business or both to improve the academic teaching of the business curriculum and to conduct outreach activities that expand the capacity of the business community to engage in international economic activities.

10 Centers for International Business Education This program provides grants to schools of business for curriculum development, research, and training on issues of importance to U.S. trade and competitiveness.

11 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Provides academic year and summer fellowship awards to colleges and universities to assist graduate students in foreign language and either international studies or area studies.

12 Institute for International Public Policy Provides a single grant to assist a consortium of colleges and universities to establish an institute designed to increase the representation of minorities in international service, including private international voluntary organizations and the Foreign Service of the United States.

13 International Research and Studies Provides grants to individuals, institutions of higher education, and public and private agencies and organizations. The grants may be used for materials development and to conduct research, surveys, studies, and evaluations in modern foreign languages, area studies, or other international fields.

14 FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAMS US Department of State

15 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends American scholars abroad to lecture and/or conduct research for up to a year.

16 Fulbright Specialists Program The Fulbright Specialists Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at overseas academic institutions for a period of 2 to 6 weeks.

17 Fulbright New Century Scholars Program The New Century Scholars Program brings together thirty top academics and professionals from the U.S. and abroad to collaborate for a year on a topic of global significance. The New Century Scholar theme for is "The University as Innovation Driver and Knowledge Center". The program description for is to be determined.

18 SEARCHING AND APPLYING FOR GRANTS

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21 YOU CAN HELP INTERNATIONALIZE THE UNT CAMPUS

22 Bring Visiting Faculty Here The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program and Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program bring foreign scholars to lecture and/or conduct post-doctoral research for up to a year at U.S. colleges and universities. UNT Mentor contact: Ted Farris, Management ,

23 U.S. Student Funding Opportunities Undergraduate: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program: Boren Scholarships Graduate: Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study and Research Abroad: Boren Fellowships: For information, contact Mary Beth Butler, /

24 Contacts at UNT Rick Nader, Director of Research Development / Saleha Suleman, Asst. Vice Provost for International Education /


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