IU Office of the Vice President of International Affairs (OVPIA)

OVPIA Grants for Graduate Students:


Summer Pre-dissertation Travel Grant: supports research-related summer travel abroad prior to conducting dissertation research.  Activities supported include exploring potential research sites, archives, or other research resources; establishing institutional affiliations; identifying and meeting local scholars and contacts.  Pre-dissertation support is intended to prepare students to successfully compete for external funding that will support extended dissertation field research overseas.  Deadline is March 1, 2016.


International Enhancement Grant: supports students pursuing academic training which adds or enhances an international component of their graduate degree program.  Activities include: enrollment in a foreign language course not offered at IU; participation in a non-credit bearing international internship or a formal training program or workshop on an international topic that is at least 2 weeks in length.  Note that the international enhancement grant cannot be used to support participation in an IU-sponsored study abroad program.  Deadline is March 1, 2016, for summer 2016.  The International Enhancement Grant has two additional deadlines each year for fall and spring semester activities.

For more information about these grants go to: OVPIA Grants for Students

Contact iagrants@iu.edu with questions.  

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