International Faculty Development Seminar Grant
Application Deadline: Friday, October 2, 2015 (Grant Period May 1 through August 31, 2016)
FDC will offer one annual award of $3,000 to support faculty participation in a summer Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) International Faculty Development Seminar. The summer 2016 program features 21 seminars in diverse geographic regions including, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. This grant is intended to support and encourage faculty international research and pedagogy. The award is applicable only to participation in one CIEE international faculty seminar in the summer following grant approval. Funds may be applied toward the seminar CIEE member registration fee and related expenses up to $3,000. Note that the registration fee does not cover airfare, most dinners, and numerous other incidental expenses. Faculty should check the CIEE website for specific information regarding covered and non-covered expenses. Additionally, CIEE does not allow non-participating spouses and/or family members on the seminars or to accompany participants on the itinerary.
GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF GRANT APPLICATIONS/PROPOSALS
Grant criteria are the same as those for Faculty Development Grants, with one exception. Preference will be given to proposals that enhance faculty expertise in a part of the world or with regard to a global issue underrepresented or underdeveloped in the Skidmore curriculum.