Global Studies Faculty Research Grant

The Ozmen Institute for Global Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno in collaboration with the Office of the Provost has allotted special funds to enhance and promote research and other creative efforts that have a significant global/international dimension.  The grant program gives special consideration to proposals that produce meaningful results in contributing to the international strengths of Nevada, Reno. Its highest priority will be to provide exploratory funding for projects that promise significant future interdisciplinary research in global studies.

The following types of projects will be considered for funding:

  • Global/international research
  • Faculty travel to conduct research abroad
  • Campus events and outreach activities as pertaining to global/international studies

Please keep in mind the activity should have a campus-wide impact.

The following types of requests will not be funded:

  • Ongoing or normal administrative activities
  • Any costs associated with presentation of papers at conferences
  • Support for university exchange programs
  • Hosting in general
  • Salary

Learn about the projects of Global Studies Faculty Research Grant recipients.

Grant eligibility, deadlines and review

Grant application information

The proposal is limited to 3 pages maximum length (double-spaced; 12-point font), inclusive of tables and budget. Other necessary supporting documentation, such as letters of invitation from international institutions and letters of support from department chairs, should be attached to the proposal text. Supporting documentation should be kept to a minimum. Unnecessary attachments such as published papers, letters of recommendation, etc., are highly discouraged.

The impact of the proposed project on professional development or programs must be clearly described in the proposal. Applications must discuss concrete plans to develop lasting results such as ongoing international academic linkages, research agreements, or other such measurable outcomes of the grant funding. If an applicant has received a prior Global Studies Research Grant, the year-end report of the most recently funded project must be attached to the proposal.

The grant application must consist of the following:

1. Cover sheet

2. Proposal of no more than three pages, not including bibliography and any attachments. The proposal must be written in a manner that is readily understood by non-experts outside the applicant's field of study. The proposal should follow the below outline:

  • Title
  • Abstract (less than 100 words)
  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Project description
  • Statement clearly identifying impact of the project on professional development or programs
  • Timeline (including submission of final report)
  • Name, affiliation and qualifications of all faculty and students involved

3. Budget with the following items:

  • A line itemized budget of all expenses
  • Statement indicating other sources of funding for the proposal being submitted

4. Year-end report of past funded project, if applicable

5. Letter (can be in e-mail format) from department chair or immediate supervisor stating whether the proposed project is consistent with the applicant's role statement

6. Necessary supporting documentation

7. Abbreviated two-page curriculum vita of the applicant

More information about the Global Studies Faculty Research Grant

For additional questions or information on Global Studies Faculty Research Grant, or for assistance in submitting your completed proposal, contact the Director, Sudeep Chandra.

Any faculty, staff, volunteers, or students participating in travel sponsored by, related to, or affiliated with the University shall first submit applicable travel requests prior to the date of travel as in accordance to the University Administrative Manual. International travel requests received fewer than 30 calendar days prior to the date of travel may not provide adequate time for review, and travel may not be reimbursable. International travel authorization requests submitted after travel has been completed shall not be reimbursable.

Previous faculty grant recipients