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Rutgers Global Grants 2020

Rutgers Global is pleased to offer the following funding opportunities for all Rutgers faculty (tenured, tenure-track, clinical, or NTT faculty).

Download the full list of 2020 Rutgers Global Grants.

International Collaborative Research Grants
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

The International Collaborative Research Grants support international research, projects, and programs initiated by faculty with scholars around the world. The aim is to promote collaborative and inter-institutional research and scholarship with existing or new international partners. Approximately ten proposals will be awarded up to $8,000. Funds will be available to be used by February 28, 2022.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page

Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet

Global Health Seed Grants
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

Administered by the Rutgers Global Health Institute, the Global Health Seed Grants are awarded to faculty conducting collaborative, interdisciplinary activities that address health inequities in New Jersey and around the world. With these grants, the institute aims to help faculty pursue new ideas and seed expanded research and funding. Five projects will be awarded up to $10,000 in either one of the following two categories: (1) Education, Training, and Capacity Building or (2) Research. These projects must involve partnerships that directly impact the community experiencing inequity. Funds will be available for a one- or two-year time period, as requested by the applicant(s) in the proposal.

Proposal Information
Application

Global Environmental Change Grants (*NEW*)
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

Offered in partnership between Rutgers Global, the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS), and the Rutgers Climate Institute (RCI), the Global Environmental Change Grants aim to leverage and enhance Rutgers’ global presence and cross-disciplinary expertise to advance the understanding and/or governance of global environmental change. These projects can include collaborative, interdisciplinary research, institutional development, and/or other capacity-building projects. Approximately seven proposals will be awarded up to $15,000. Funds will be available for a one- or two-year time period, as requested by the applicant(s) in the proposal.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page
Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet

Study Abroad Glocal Learning and Language Engagement Innovation Grants (*NEW*)
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

The Study Abroad Glocal Learning and Language Engagement Innovation Grants provide support for the development of new short-term models of programming that will offer a significant cultural and/or language engagement experience that bridges local and global issues—and promotes glocal learning. Approximately six proposals will be awarded up to $5,000. Funds will be available to be used by February 28, 2022.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page
Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet
 
Study Abroad International Service-Learning Innovation Grants (*NEW*)
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

The Study Abroad International Service-Learning Innovation Grants support the development of new and innovative faculty-led study abroad programs that integrate opportunities for global-local service and/or international service-learning. The grant’s emphasis is on providing accessible global learning opportunities that bridge global and local issues, and that effectively integrate service and the academic course content. Approximately five proposals will be awarded up to $10,000. Funds will be available to be used by February 28, 2022.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page
Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet

Study Abroad Short-Term Faculty-Led Program Development Grants (*NEW*)
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

The Study Abroad Short-Term Faculty-Led Program Development Grants provide seed funding for faculty and/or departments to both explore and establish new study abroad opportunities that addresses access, affordability, and academic alignment. Approximately five proposals will be awarded up to $10,000. Funds will be available to be used by February 28, 2022.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page
Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet

Study Abroad Curriculum Integration Grants
Deadline: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (*Note Deadline)

The Study Abroad Curriculum Integration Grants provide support for academic departments and schools who are interested in developing new curriculum and programming that will make students’ study abroad experiences more relevant to their degree completion at Rutgers. Approximately six proposals will be awarded up to $10,000. Funds will be available for two years and must be used up by December 31, 2022.

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page
Budget Guidelines
Budget Worksheet

Professors Without Borders Grants (*NEW*)
Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

The Professors Without Borders Grants provide support for faculty who are interested in teaching intensive short-term courses to graduate students, junior faculty, and administrators at select universities around the world. For the pilot year, the Professors Without Borders program will focus on select universities in Africa. Approximately ten faculty will be selected to participate. Recipients will receive funds to cover the cost of travel, accommodations, per diem, and a $1,000/week stipend. To accommodate the academic schedule at African Universities, we hope to place faculty in these programs in the May-July period (2020).

Proposal Information
Proposal Checklist & Cover Page

Eligibility
All faculty (tenured, tenure-track, clinical, or NTT faculty) with Rutgers appointments—and who do not have current Rutgers Global Grants—are eligible to apply. (NTT faculty will need to provide a letter from their Dean, Chair, or Director stating support for the proposal, and that it is expected that the applicant is in a position which will be renewed for the duration of the grant period).

Inquiries
Questions may be directed to Dr. Rick H. Lee, Director of Global Programs and Partnerships, Rutgers Global, at rick.lee@global.rutgers.edu or 848-932-3093.

Grant Success Stories

Rutgers Global – GAIA Grant Helps Launch Dance Certificate Program, two dancers in silhouette

Rutgers Global Grant Helps Launch International Online Certificate

Dance studies professor, Jeff Friedman, Ph.D., coordinated the program over a period of three years, with the aid of an "Internationalizing the Curriculum" Rutgers Global Grant.

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Rutgers Global – Rutgers–Newark Faculty Receives NSF Funding Stemming from GAIA Grant, Professor Sean Mitchell leans against a tree in suburban area in Brazil

Rutgers Faculty Receives NSF Award Stemming from Rutgers Global Grants Project

Rutgers–Newark anthropology professor Sean T. Mitchell received a three-year NSF award as a result of his work funded by Rutgers Global through its Rutgers Global Grants program.

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