The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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Upcoming Events

April 2018

Fulbright Info Session

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm EDT
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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Interested in working or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! NOTE: This session will be held in the FedEx Global Education Center, room 3009.

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July 2018

[DEADLINE] Global Take Off: Puerto Rico

Sunday, July 15, 2018
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States

The Global Take Off: Puerto Rico program provides funding for students to participate in an interactive, five-day, faculty-led trip to Puerto Rico after final exams are over in December. In collaboration with the Institute for the Studies of the Americas and the Sonja H. Stone Center for Black Culture and History, this program includes the following components: Fully funded trip to Puerto Rico to participate in an interactive educational experience, including discussions with Puerto Rican students and community members and…

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August 2018

Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the Center for Global Initiatives and the UNC Writing Center for a collaborative grant writing workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of proposals, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make a proposal successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. This workshop is the first in a series of workshops held throughout the year.

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September 2018

[DEADLINE] Passport to Go!

Sunday, September 30, 2018
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States

The Passport to Go! program provides funding for first-year or new transfer UNC students to obtain their first U.S. passport. Applications from students who otherwise would not be able to afford the cost of a passport are prioritized (read more about our Opening Access initiative here). In years past we have been able to fund all eligible applicants, so don’t hesitate to apply! Applications must be in by 11:59pm, Sunday, September 30.

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October 2018

Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the Center for Global Initiatives and the UNC Writing Center for a collaborative grant writing workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of proposals, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make a proposal successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. This workshop is the second in a series of three workshops held throughout the year.

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January 2019

Grant Writing Workshop

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm EST
Undergraduate Library, rm 205, 203 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Join the Center for Global Initiatives and the UNC Writing Center for a collaborative grant writing workshop at the Undergraduate Library! Led by a Writing Center professional who has read thousands of proposals, this workshop is a crash course on the qualities that make a proposal successful. Get an insider’s view of the selection process and learn strategies for effective writing. This workshop is the third in a series of three workshops held each year.

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You can also find more global events at UNC Global and the campus-wide UNC events calendar.