The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) is proud to offer a fellowship program to assist faculty in developing or advancing an international research agenda. The Global Fellows Program provides support for faculty with:
The goals of the Global Fellows Program are to increase the number of faculty who participate regularly in global activities, promote faculty engagement in international research and build a cohort of UF scholars who will provide campus leadership in international activities. Additionally, the program is designed to elevate the status of UF's internationalization mission and build strong institutional relationships for global engagement.
Information session are held each year to discuss this opporunity.
Eligibility for Application
Regular UF faculty members in all ranks with a research assignment are eligible to apply for the Global Fellows Program. Applications from faculty within the first 10 years of their academic career and those with strong international research interests will receive priority in the selection process. Our intent is to support junior faculty who wish to develop an international research program; faculty may be at the assistant or associate levels.
Global Fellows Expectations
The following activities are part of the expectations for each of the selected Global Fellows:
The timeline for the Global Fellows Program is January – December.
By applying for the Global Fellows Program, each of the applicants agrees to fulfill these expectations.
Application procedures and deadlines
The application id ue in Octoberr. Please turn your application in to OGRE@ufic.ufl.edu by the deadline.
Selection Criteria for Global Fellows
A maximum of 10 Global Fellows will be selected using the following criteria:
Role of the Faculty Mentor
Applicants should identify a Faculty Mentor, who is experienced in international research, to help guide the development of their global research project. Mentors will usually come from the Fellows home department or college, but faculty from other institutions and other UF colleges/departments can also be selected in order to ensure the most effective mentor-mentee pairing. Mentors are expected to serve as a sounding board for the Fellow on the design of their international research project, providing guidance and feedback on the content and academic merit of the proposal. Mentors are invited to attend the International Education Week reception on November 14, 2016, during which the Global Fellows will be introduced. They are also are welcome to attend any and all workshops and seminars and the campus convening.
Global Fellows Program Workshops Series
Each year OGRE holds a workshop series for this program. There is no charge for attending. Space is limited to 25 faculty. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
UFIC International Faculty Development Grants
The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) is pleased to announce a special funding opportunity for up to three faculty members to participate in the Faculty Seminars Abroad organized by the School for International Training (SIT). Successful applicants will be awarded a UFIC grant to cover the full program fees for one of the SIT Faculty Seminars Abroad. Grantees will be responsible for their airfare and other related costs.
SIT-FSA are short academic programs that
allow faculty to explore a topic in depth in a particular geographical
or cultural context through lectures, site visits, and connections to
local academics, researchers, and other local experts.
How to Apply
The Applications Form should be submitted electronically to OGRE at: OGRE@ufic.ufl.edu, with subject line: “SIT-FSA 2017 application,” by the OGRE deadline. Selected participants will be informed soon after so that they may get their applications into SIT deadline.
More information can be found here.
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