Student Internal Grants
STUDENT SHOWCASE: November 16, 2023
Are you researching international writers? How about a global opportunity in business?
Or a world-wide challenge to science? Showcase your internationally engaged work in
a short conference or poster presentation for the UW community. Students from all
disciplines are invited to apply, and accepted presenters will receive a UW gift book
in recognition of their place in the university’s international community.
- You may propose EITHER a paper or a poster
- Proposals are limited to one page
Proposals should include:
- Your name, degree track, and projected graduation date.
- The name of your supervising faculty member, or professor in the relevant class
- A title that expresses your project in an interesting way. For example:
- The Challenge of Change: An engineer’s view of the new Notre Dame
- Notre Dame on Tap: Tracking lead in Parisian waterways after the fire of 2019
- New isn’t always Better: Art History and tomorrow’s Notre Dame
- An indication of whether you are offering a paper or a poster.
- An abstract (paragraph) that gives an overview of your presentation. This should indicate
the argument, approach and data you will present, and the discussion you hope to encourage
in your audience.
October 16, 2023: Applications due.
October 23, 2023 (approximately): Successful applicants will be notified.
November 16, 2023 from noon-2 pm: Student Showcase.
Submit proposals to the Center for Global Studies at a pdf file at email@example.com.
Please download the Proposal Form for your reference and to submit.
STUDENT INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GRANT
The Center for Global Studies supports international research and engagement (including
creative projects in the arts) for enrolled UW students. Grants are awarded for internationally
oriented research pursued under the supervision of UW faculty and conducted outside
the U.S. In rare cases, internationally engaged research may be pursued without travel.
Funding is made available by the generous support of donors to the Center for Global
International Research Grants cover acceptable and budgeted international research
activities up to $2,500. Graduate and undergraduate research projects will be considered.
- Research projects
- International internships with clear research activity and goals
- Conference participation, where research development is the primary goal
- Applicants must be enrolled in a degree-granting UW undergraduate, graduate, or professional
program and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
- Only internationally oriented research proposals will be considered, and research
in-country abroad is favored.
- Applications must include a proposal narrative of no more than one page and a detailed,
feasible, and cost-efficient budget.
- The budget must list any additional funding sourced or sought (e.g. department, college,
study abroad, or other awards).
- Applications must be supported by a letter from a UW faculty member or academic advisor
explaining how the proposed research project contributes to the advancement of the
student’s academic or professional objectives.
- Prior recipients of this grant are not excluded, but previous research grant outcomes
will be considered in the evaluation.
- International research grants DO NOT support study abroad courses. They CAN support
research projects, and research extensions to study abroad opportunities.
- Team proposals are not considered; students must apply individually, explaining their
own part of any shared research project.
- Degree to which the research project contributes to the advancement of the applicant’s
studies at UW.
- Viability, relevance, and possible deliverables of the research project (e.g., dissertation
research, field research and data collection, scholarly publications, international
co-authorship, career trajectory, etc.)
- Cost efficiency and budget justification.
Please direct questions to Caroline McCracken-Flesher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 13, 2023 (Friday, 5 p.m.): Applications due.
Early November, 2023 (approximately): Awardees will be notified.
May 31, 2024: All expenditures MUST be complete (CGS will assist you in making flight
Submit applications to CGS as a pdf file at email@example.com.
Information for Recipients
- Grant recipients are required to submit a research summary to CGS by August 31, 2024.
- Grant funds are disbursed during the period of the proposed research project activity,
- Any changes to proposed activities must be approved in advance by supervisors and
- You must be willing to participate in video and in-person events to share your work,
and to thank donors with personal letters.
Please download the Application Form for your reference and to submit.
UW IN SCOTLAND INTERNSHIP AWARD
Create your own internship with UW in Scotland, and earn funding up to $5000 to support
Call for applications for Summer 2024 is now open.
- describe the project in detail (what do you want to study/learn?)
- specify the educational need (how does this advance your degree/career goals?)
- specify the host organization (company, non-profit) etc. and its necessity to the
- detail logistics (when will you travel; where will you stay; what will you do & where?)
- detail your budget (travel, accommodation, costs charged by the host institution,
- be no more than two pages in length
- a statement of commitment from the organization where the internship would occur
- a reference letter from a relevant UW faculty member who will also supervise your
project submitted directly to Prof. McCracken-Flesher: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: November, 30 2023
Submit completed applications, and have reference & support letters sent to Professor
Caroline McCracken-Flesher, UW in Scotland & Center for Global Studies: email@example.com
Further information provided in the application form. For any questions, email Caroline
McCracken-Flesher, Director UW in Scotland: firstname.lastname@example.org.