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Faculty International Development Award opportunities

9/26/2008 | By: Staff Report  |

The University Studies Abroad Consortium and the University of Nevada invite faculty and professional staff members who wish to participate in USAC sponsored study abroad programs to apply for a summer 2009 Faculty International Development Award (FIDA).

FIDA requirements are as follows:

:: Administrative (professional) and academic (must be full-time assistant, associate or full professors) faculty may apply.

:: Participants attend, as a student, for one summer session in order to gain an understanding of the full USAC study abroad experience including the curriculum, integration opportunities, faculty, housing and field trips.

:: 2009 Summer sessions available in: Chile, China (2 locations), Costa Rica (3 locations), Czech Republic, France-Session 1 only, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy (2 locations), Mexico or Spain (4 locations).

:: Grant contingent upon funding: tuition waiver and field trips included in program plus $2,000 to be used for airfare, etc. Housing, insurance, optional tours and additional course costs are not included in waiver.

:: Preference is given to applicants with limited international experience.

:: Applicants must be returning on contract to the University in 2009-2010.

:: There will be 4 awards offered for summer 2009 contingent upon funding.

Application deadline is Dec. 1.

For an application or further information, contact Kelly Corrigan, Marketing and University Relations Director at


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