These awards are designed to promote initiatives that support the internationalization of academic programs and/or course curricula at Western. Specifically, the International Curriculum Fund (ICF) is designed to support efforts that incorporate comparative perspectives and emphasize international events, issues, teaching materials, research results, etc. within existing course materials or programs, or to support costs associated with the development of new courses or programs with significant international content. Funds are also available in support of undergraduate or graduate student travel for courses that include an existing or newly developed study abroad component for Western students.
Up to $5,000 to support course development or redevelopment
Up to $10,000 to support program development or redevelopment
Up to $10,000 per year for 3 consecutive years to support student travel for a Study Abroad Program
Faculty of Education, Research Office: January 16, 2012 (2-3 weeks earlier if you wish to have extensive feedback on your application. Consult with Karen Kueneman.)
Research & Development Services: January 31, 2012
Eligibility: A Principal Investigator (PI) must hold an academic appointment with a significant research component at The University of Western Ontario at the time of the application. In order to be named as PI on an internal grant, the applicant must be eligible to hold a research account at Western.
Applications must be accompanied by a completed ROLA