Virtual Study Abroad Curriculum Development Grant

The Virtual Study Abroad Curriculum Development Grant (VSACDG) supports faculty in developing and implementing a WMU faculty-led virtual study abroad program during an academic semester or summer term.

 

Purpose

The Virtual Study Abroad Curriculum Development Grant (VSACDG) supports faculty in developing and implementing a WMU faculty-led virtual study abroad program during an academic semester or summer term. The VSACDG offers $2000 ($750 for the successful submission of the proposal and $1250 when the program is officially listed in Broncos Abroad and offered as a course).

The Haenicke Institute for Global Education invites grant proposals for fall, spring, summer I and summer II courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Eligibility

Faculty members of the bargaining unit. Funding is available through Article 40.4 of the WMU-AAUP Contract. 

Time Frame

Application Deadlines

  • November 1: For faculty offering programs during upcoming summer I, summer II or later
  • February 15: For faculty offering programs during May, summer, fall, or the following spring or later

Applications Reviewed: Same month as application due date

Applicants Informed: 30 days after application deadline

First Grant Payment: $750 for submitting successful application

Second Grant Payment: $1250 when the brochure page for the new study abroad program is listed in Broncos Abroad and the course/program is advertised and scheduled to run

Application

 Download Application 

Recipients

Spring & Summer 2021

Dr. Jessica Gladden, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, College of Health and Human Services. Proposal: "Culture and Human Services in New Zealand"

Dr. Shannon McMorrow, assistant professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs, College of Health and Human Services. Proposal:  "Public Health and Culture in Belize"

Dr. Timothy Palmer, professor of Management and director of the Center for Sustainable Business Practices, Hayworth College of Business. Proposal: "Sustainability in India: Virtual Study Abroad"