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2019-2020 Awards

Awards overview

21 awards offered
$272,000+ awarded
$202,000+ matched by schools, colleges, partners
12 schools, colleges, programs
26 countries
5 regions: Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, Oceania

Applications overview

56 applications received
$733,000+ funds requested
17 schools, colleges, and campuses

-Highly competitive selection process
-Clear need for globally-focused seed funding

Awarded projects

Project name UW faculty and researchers UW colleges, schools and programs Countries of engagement
Academic Support Programs: Rome: Imagination, Immigration and Identity
Study Abroad
Ryan Burt, Adiam Tesfay Academic Support Programs Italy
Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for Kenyan Clinicians and Pharmacists Aliza Monroe-Wise, John Lynch, Rupali Jain Global Health, Medicine, Pharmacy Kenya
Arts of Politics: Cultural Agency and Social Movements in Contemporary Peru
Study Abroad
María Elena García, José Antonio Lucero Comparative History of Ideas, Jackson School of International Studies Peru
Child Poverty and Mobility: A Comparative Study of Demographic Trends and Policy in the U.S. and Japan
Scott Allard, Jennifer Romich Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, School of Social Work Japan
Comparative Punishment: A Proposed Study Abroad in Law, Societies, and Justice
Study Abroad
Steve Herbert Law, Societies & Justice Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Cookstove-Related BURN Injury Investigations in Nepal and Ghana (BURNING)
Barclay Stewart, Charles Mock, Jonathan Posner, Katie Nielsen, Tam Pham Surgery, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, Global Health, Epidemiology, Mechanical Engineering, Pediatrics, UW Medicine Regional Burn Center Ghana, Nepal
Defining the burden of undiagnosed and untreated HIV in cancer patients in 3 countries
Rachel Bender Ignacio, Michalina Montaño Medicine, Global Health Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Developing last-mile solutions for global water challenges through cross campus research, student-scholar exchange and illustration of personal science journeys
Faisal Hossain, Rebecca Neumann, Gordon Holtgrieve, Jessica Kaminsky, David Butman Civil & Environmental Engineering, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, School of Environment and Forest Sciences Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Pakistan, Bangladesh
Disability Inclusive Development Initiative: Building an International Collaborative
Stephen Meyers, Megan McCloskey, Mark Harniss Law, Societies & Justice, School of Law, Rehabilitation Medicine South Africa, Jamaica
Effectively managing the impact of increasing ambient temperatures on health outcomes in Kenya using trans-disciplinary approaches
Kristie Ebi, Jeremy Hess Global Health, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Emergency Medicine Kenya
Engineering and Public Health Solutions for Community Resilience
Study Abroad
Nicole Errett, Tania Busch Isaksen Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Dominican Republic
La Dolce Vita: Comparative Food Systems in Italy
Study Abroad
Jennifer J. Otten, Christopher M. Anderson, Kerryn W. Reding Nutritional Sciences Program, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Italy
Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ
Charlotte Cote, Dian Million American Indian Studies New Zealand
OmniVerse: A flexible database for tracking data and samples from the bedside, to the bench, to bioinformatics
James I Mullins, Joshua T. Herbeck Microbiology, Global Health Kenya, South Africa
Partnership in Palliative Care
Jody Waldron, John Harlan, Sri Josyula Medicine, Hematology Oncology Kenya, Uganda
Rural-Urban Development Field Training Initiative
Susan Whiting, Kam Wing Chan, Daniel Abramson Political Science, Geography, Urban Planning & Design China
Rwanda Health Promotion: Summer Learning Program
Study Abroad
Esther K. Chung, Daniel Enquobahrie Pediatrics, Epidemiology Rwanda
Summer in Berlin – City of the Past and Future. Film, Media and Diversity
Study Abroad
Kye Terrasi Germanics Germany
UW-AKU Emergency Medicine Exchange Program
Herbert C Duber, Sachita P Shah, Daniel Henning Emergency Medicine Kenya
Workshop on Next Generation Synchrotron Radiation
Fumio Ohuchi Material Science & Engineering Japan
Youth, Social Action and Creative Space-Making in East Asia
Jeffrey Hou, Andrea Gevurtz Arai, Jonathan Warren Landscape Architecture, Jackson School of International Studies Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan