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Funding Opportunities Provided by Purdue Global Partnerships & Programs (GPP) and CILMAR

Purdue Global Partnerships & Programs and CILMAR are offering funding opportunities for faculty and staff on the Purdue-West Lafayette campus that support planning, embedding, and facilitation of intercultural learning.

 The Intercultural Pedagogy Grant (IPG)

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The IPG program incentivizes intercultural competence and curriculum design training for faculty and staff embedding intercultural competence in curricular and co-curricular spaces, such as:

  • traditional, in-person study abroad and study away programs
  • virtual exchange programs, including online international collaborations
  • on-campus courses and programs
  • remote and distance learning courses

The 6 mentor-the-mentor workshops for IPG take place during September and October with program requirements due in December. Successful completion of IPG is required for SAIL Grant eligibility. The SAIL grant can be combined with IPG. Questions about the IPG grants should be directed to Dr. Daniel Jones (dcjones@purdue.edu).

IPG Application

The online IPG application cycle begins April 1st.

Deadline to apply: September 6, 2024.

The Study Abroad Intercultural Learning Grant

The SAIL Grant supports short-term, faculty/staff-led study abroad and study away (i.e. in-person) programs that embed intercultural learning instruction. SAIL grants vary in amount but generally average $4,000 with a required matching amount at a 3:1 ratio from the applicant’s department or college/school. Contact the Office of Study Abroad for more information about approval of departmental study abroad programs and the SAIL Grant.Requires successful completion of IPG.

The online SAIL Grant application cycle begins August 1st.

Deadline to apply: September 6, 2024.

ELEVATE Program

ELEVATE is an incentivized curricular innovation initiative that supports majors, departments, or schools to help their students achieve the global skills and intercultural competence they need for their future. Offered by CILMAR and IDA+A, ELEVATE is designed for impact, sustainability, and accountability.

For more information on ELEVATE, including how your program can participate, please contact Dr. Aletha Stahl or Dr. Tatjana Babic Williams.

Growing Intercultural Leaders (GIL) Program

GIL is a professional development opportunity for faculty and staff designed to cultivate the intercultural leadership skills that will move Purdue-West Lafayette toward more inclusion, equity and belonging. The GIL program provides two levels of support for faculty and staff who work as teachers, mentors and advisors with students and/or with other faculty and staff on campus. Please contact Senior Intercultural Learning Specialist Dr. Aletha Stahl at stahl23@purdue.edu with any questions.

The new application cycle will open in Spring 2024.

Seed Grant program

CILMAR is pleased to invite applications for funding to support intercultural assessment and research during the 2024-2025 academic year. This Seed Grant program supports faculty, staff and graduate students who wish to engage in the assessment of intercultural learning outcomes, conduct studies of intercultural competency development, and/or generate new intercultural theoretical development, but lack the resources to do so.  

Grant Amount: Up to $5000 (matching funds are encouraged from deans, heads and supervisors)
Call for 2024-2025: The call is here.

Updated 1/31/2024