The International Short-Term Visitors Grant provides support for travel expenses to bring visitors to Indiana University campuses for events such as conferences, workshops, lectures or performances that explore international topics, presumably in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Applicants must have support from the department, school or campus sponsoring the event. Preference will be given to applications with external funding. Guidelines and application instructions are available via the link below
Funding: OVPIA will contribute to the cost of airfare for invited participants, up to a maximum of $4,500 per event ($1,500 maximum per individual visitor; applicants may seek support for up to three international visitors for one conference or workshop).
The John W. Ryan Award honors faculty who have made exceptional contributions to international programs and engagement, which have had a sustainable impact on the students and faculty of the university.
Starting this year, only electronic dossiers will be accepted, and the application process will be conducted online through the Office of University Ceremonies Web site. For award details, please see the Web site. The application deadline is October 15, 2012.
Support for IU faculty to acquire new language capability necessary for carrying out a planned research activity or to enhance teaching, or engage in other university-related activities. Grants may be awarded for intensive language programs in the US or abroad, special tutorials, or regularly offered language courses. Self study programs will not be funded. NOTE: Applicant MUST BE a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at any IU campus.
Funding: Maximum $5,000
Contact: OVPIA, 201 N. Indiana Ave., IU Bloomington; phone: (812) 855-3948; and e-mail: email@example.com
Overseas Conference grants provide support for faculty to participate in an international conference. Applicant must be a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at an IU campus. Details and application instructions are available via the link below.
Funding: Maximum $1,500 per 30-month period
Deadlines: October 1, 2012; January 14, 2013; April 1, 2013 and July 1, 2013
Support for faculty to explore the academic and logistical local arrangements for prospective faculty-led study abroad programs. NOTE: Applicant MUST BE a full-time academic appointee on one of following campuses: IUB, IUE, IUK, IUN, IUPUI, IUS, IUSB.
Funding: Maximum $3,000
Deadline: November 1, February 2
Contact: Office of Overseas Study, Leo R. Dowling International Center, 111 South Jordan Avenue, IU Bloomington; phone: (812) 855-9304; and e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Each year OVPIA recruits faculty members and librarians for short-term (maximum of one month) assignments at a number of partner institutions abroad during the calendar year. EligibilityNote: Individual applicants must be tenure-line faculty members (including librarians) or research scientists/scholars at any IU campus. Non tenure-line faculty members whose evaluation criteria for promotion include research or creative activity are also eligible with an explanation in the letter of support from their dean or chair. Please bring these opportunities to the attention of your department for the 2013-2014 year (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014).
IU has the opportunity to send one faculty member or librarian to each of the partner institutions listed below. Approximately two-thirds of the advertised positions will be funded. In all cases, the partner institution will provide a stipend to help offset local expenses and the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs will cover round-trip air transportation for the exchangee. Applications are screened by world area exchange committees and a final recommendation is made by the International Affairs Exchange Review Committee before sending dossiers to partner institutions for final approval.
Please note that our office is not able to counsel faculty members on the research options available at all of our partner institutions. Although it is not required, we recommend that IU faculty identify a faculty counterpart at the proposed host university with whom they would like to work. Their Web sites links are provided to facilitate investigation of appropriate opportunities.
Funding: OVPIA will contribute to transportation costs for invited participants, up to a maximum of $4,500 per event ($1,500 maximum per individual visitor; applicants may seek support for up to three international visitors for one conference or workshop).
Deadline: November 16, 2012
Contact: Shawn Reynolds, OVPIA, Bryan Hall 104, IU Bloomington; phone: (812) 856-9024; and e-mail: email@example.com
Guidelines and application for the following partner institutions: