Office of Global Affairs

Global Innovation Fund

Since 2014, the Office of Global Affairs has been advancing interdisciplinarity through the Global Innovation Fund. It supports transformative cross-college, cross-continent research collaborations and global Husky Experiences.

Award Cycles

Research Awards

Seed funding of up to $20,000 to develop cross-college and cross-continent research collaborations

Next Planned Award Cycle: Fall 2022

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Teaching & Curriculum Awards

Awards up to $2,000 to support the addition of a global module, project or innovation to a course

Next Planned Award Cycle: Fall 2022

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NEW: Global Engagement Fellows

$3,000 award to convene new cross-disciplinary groups of faculty (referred to as “communities”) that share a common interest in:

  • a region or country
  • a research theme
  • good practice and innovation in inclusive globally engaged teaching, including study abroad
  • other topics relating to global engagement by faculty

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Study Abroad Awards

Seed funding of up to $20,000 to support the creation or enhancement of a study abroad program

Next Planned Award Cycle: Fall 2022