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UCIE Seed Grants for Global Virtual Exchange Program Development

Assists Wright State University faculty members to develop a new course or to revise an existing course offering that will feature international and/or comparative material through the virtual global exchange, to enhance a study abroad program through virtual global partnerships before, during, or after the program, or to enhance teaching methods with a virtual global exchange that will promote student success. Up to $1,250 per award. Funds can be used to cover necessary Collaborative On-line International Learning (COIL) training, partial course release, purchase of teaching materials, technology, etc. Up to two grants will be awarded this Spring Semester for projects to be undertaken in 2022. The deadline for applications is February 25, 2022.

Applications should consist of the following:

  • A statement of purpose outlining how the global virtual exchange can be integrated in your new course or existing course offering, including study abroad programs.
  • Highlight any proposed expenditures for the project. Please indicate whether you have submitted this proposal to other funding sources.
  • A copy of the applicant's curriculum vitae.
  • A letter of support from the applicant's department chair.

Visit the UCIE website for more information about UCIE Seed Grants and Global Virtual Learning, or contact Michelle Streeter-Ferrari at or ext. 3766 (E190 Student Union).