Explore your global interests with funding support.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2019


The Center for International Education, with generous support from the Provost’s Office, has funding available each year to support full-time faculty members who aim to contribute to the following campus internationalization efforts:

  • International research and creative work
  • Efforts that increase Adelphi student participation in study abroad (semester-long or faculty-led)
  • Develop a course (or adjust an existing course) that is global in nature.
  • Develop an international institutional partnership to further bilateral student exchange.

Sample activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct archival research or engage in filming and/or photography.
  • Travel to a future faculty-led program destination to vet contacts, facilities, and program activities.
  • Conduct a site visit to a study abroad destination to increase semester study abroad in your discipline by engaging in course mapping.
  • Leverage existing connections to develop an international institutional partnership to further student exchange, joint research, etc.
  • Develop and present a performance or exhibition of multicultural/international themed content.
  • Conduct international research to develop a future course that satisfies the global designation.
  • Participate in an International Faculty Development Seminar, administered by the Council of International Educational Exchange (CIEE).

The grant provides up to $5,000 to support relevant project expenses and is not limited to international travel. To apply, please email the completed application to Shannon Harrison, Director, Center for International Education (sharrison@adelphi.edu).

Frequently Asked Questions

Before submitting a proposal, please review the International Faculty Development Grants FAQs below.

The International Faculty Development Grant Selection Committee will be comprised of representatives from Office of the Provost, Center for International Education and the faculty.

Grant proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Overall application
  • Quality of proposed project
  • Feasibility of project deliverable
  • Impact of project deliverable on campus internationalization

Grant funding must be spent before September 1st to ensure accounting is finalized by the next fiscal year.  Please specify in the proposal a timeline for the project deliverable, which take longer.

Yes, the grant is intended to fund projects that enhance campus internationalization, which may or may not include international travel.

This would need approval from your Dean (and probably additional funding).

Faculty members on sabbatical may apply for the grant; however, the grant recipient can not be on sabbatical during the proposed project dates.


Yes. You could also submit two separate proposals.

Yes. You could also submit two separate proposals.

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