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Receive funding for an academic year to support activities such as speaker series, brown bag lunches, workshops, publications, film screenings and service-learning projects.
ID# 1370 | Last Updated: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
In order to enrich the flow of ideas among students, the Center is pleased to fund Student Learning Circles. These circles receive funding for an academic year to support activities such as speaker series, brown bag lunches, workshops, publications, film screenings and service-learning projects. In addition to promoting the academic work of students, the goal of these Student Learning Circles is to deepen the work of the Center. We therefore expect students involved in these circles to become active members of our community.
Eligibility & Restrictions
- The Student Learning Circle’s activities must be on campus or in the surrounding community and have a strong global theme or connection to a global topic.
- Any enrolled graduate or undergraduate student is eligible to propose a Student Learning Circle.
- The circle’s core members must represent at least four different departments or schools. We prefer the circles to be a mix of graduate and undergraduate students.
- Each circle must find a faculty member who can serve as an adviser.
- Priority will be given to proposals that open access to global opportunities.
- All awards granted during the academic year must be expended by May 31. For activity with a later start date, please hold your application until awards reopen the next academic year.
- PLEASE NOTE: No funds may be used to pay a student or member of the group.
Learning Circles receive up to $1,000, none of which may be used for food.
Notification of Award
Applicants will receive award or rejection notices via email one to two weeks after submitting an application. Please do not contact the Center for Global Initiatives to inquire about the status of your application during this time frame. However, if you have not received a notice three weeks after you submit your application, please inform us.
If you receive this award, you will be required to collect and submit PIDs of campus members attending supported events and submit a final report using the Center for Global Initiatives’ Online Reporting System. This system collects narratives and data about funded projects to enable the Center to determine whether its programmatic purposes are being met.
The online application includes specific instructions.
Director, Center for Global Initiatives
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