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Grants, Fellowships & CFPs

Grants for Regional Faculty Groups

Deadline: Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Sponsored by: Global Affairs

Only are faculty eligible for this grant, fellowship, or residency.


The Global Affairs Grants for Regional Faculty Groups stimulate interactions and build stronger regional conversations among the faculty working in the same region of the world. The grant is provided to engage faculty from a wide range of disciplines, who share knowledge and interests in advancing regional and multi-disciplinary collaborations here at UC Davis and abroad. Funding requests should bring together our UC Davis faculty who are working in the same region, perhaps through a networking event, joint meal(s), speaker series, or other similar event on campus. This funding is for events to be held at or near UC Davis, not in other countries.

UC Davis Academic Senate faculty members and Academic Federation members with PI status, from any UC Davis location, are eligible to apply.
Multiple proposals from each region are allowed; however, only one proposal from each of the five regional groups will be awarded. Therefore, we encourage faculty within each regional group to explore joint initiatives and collaborative proposals.

Funding from Global Affairs will be $5,000 per accepted proposal. The regional groups and
corresponding email list addresses are:
 Sub-Saharan Africa (globalaffairs-africa@ucdavis.edu)
 Asia and the Pacific (globalaffairs-asia@ucdavis.edu)
 Europe (globalaffairs-europe@ucdavis.edu)
 Latin America and the Caribbean (globalaffairs-latinamerica@ucdavis.edu)
 Middle East and North Africa (globalaffairs-middleeast@ucdavis.edu)

Visit the Global Affairs website for further information about current members of each regional group.
To contact members of each group, send an email to the moderated email list (listed above). To be
added to any group, please contact Jennie Konsella-Norene, jknorene@ucdavis.edu.

March 2018 – March 2019

Please use the Excel budget worksheet as you develop your budget. The budget can include the
following categories and must be accompanied by a budget narrative:
Personnel (salaries, speakers)

Travel and Entertainment (facility rentals, food, transportation)
Materials and Supplies
Misc. Services (conference fees, honoraria, computer services, etc.)
Note: The budget is not subject to indirect costs.

Information regarding the 2017-18 Grants for Faculty Regional Groups and proposal requirements can
be found on the Global Affairs website.
Proposals should include these elements:
1. Proposal cover sheet (see template on the Global Affairs website) including a one paragraph
abstract of the proposed project/collaboration (150 word maximum). (1 page)
2. A description of the proposed project, including proposed activities, project timetable, expected
tangible outcomes, etc. (3 pages)
3. Detailed budget and budget narrative. Please see the Excel budget worksheet on the Global
Affairs website for details regarding expenditures. (2 pages)
Submit your proposal in PDF form to: Jennie Konsella-Norene at jknorene@ucdavis.edu

DEADLINE: February 1st, 2018
Grant awardees will be announced at the International Connections Reception on March 2, 2018.

Global Affairs encourages applications for proposals that:
Foster interdisciplinary interaction between UC Davis faculty working in the same region
Involve graduate and/or undergraduate students
Advance existing and/or builds new partnerships with domestic or institutions abroad focused
on a particular region
Offer a promise for a long-term new programmatic initiative
Involve several faculty members as sponsors

Grant recipients will be expected to submit a final report at the end of the award period, which includes
information about the project’s accomplishments and future plans. It also requests information about
how the funds were expended.

For more information please contact: Karen Beardsley
Director, Sponsored Programs and Special Projects, Global Affairs, kbeardsley@ucdavis.edu

Jennie Konsella-Norene
Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs and Special Projects, Global Affairs, jknorene@ucdavis.edu

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