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Non-UNC-CH Affiliated Funding Awards

The Center for European Studies has a number of awards available for educators not affiliated with UNC-CH to develop materials, courses, or conduct research on Europe. The awards are made possible by National Resource Center funding through the Title VI program of the US Department of Education.

These awards will be guided by CES’s theme of: “The New Europe: threats to unity, value of diversity?” Within this theme, we will support research and events looking at historical, cultural, and political issues, including questions of citizenship and identity, democracy and freedoms, social inclusion, the European economy, trade and investment, and environmental sustainability. Projects should highlight the diversity of Europe’s citizens, their languages, cultures, and politics, which can allow for interdisciplinary collaboration and a broad reach among diverse audiences. All CES activities welcome, engage, and encourage diverse perspectives across a wide range of disciplines, topics, and stakeholders.

 

  NC MSI/HBCU & Community College Faculty Curriculum Development Grants

CES offers North Carolina MSI/HBCU and Community College faculty awards that support the development of new courses on contemporary European issues. The awards may also be used towards substantially revising an existing course to include significant European content.

Two awards will be given for $2000 to be used for travel, supplies or other expenses directly related to developing the course content.

Courses developed under this program should be offered during the academic year following receipt of the award. A syllabus will be required within a month of the project’s completion demonstrating new European content in the new or revised course.

Deadline for applications is 11/1/2019.

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  UNC-System School of Education Faculty Curriculum Development Grants

CES offers curriculum development awards to UNC-System School of Education faculty to develop new undergraduate or graduate courses on contemporary European issues. The awards may also be used towards substantially revising an existing course to include significant European content. School of Education faculty on other UNC campuses outside of Chapel Hill are eligible to apply.

Two awards will be given for $2000 to be used for travel, supplies or other expenses directly related to developing the course content.

Courses developed under this program should be offered during the academic year following the semester of the award. A syllabus will be required within a month of the project’s completion demonstrating new European content in the new or revised course. After the first offering, the courses should be regularly scheduled in departmental course offerings.

Deadline for applications is 11/1/2019.

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  NC MSI/HBCU & Community College Faculty Travel Awards

CES offers travel awards to North Carolina MSI/HBCU and Community College faculty to conduct research in Europe or to present at or attend domestic or international conferences focusing on European issues. An impact statement will be required within a month of the project’s completion demonstrating how the travel and content gathered will impact the home institution.

Travel awards can be given for up to $750; we anticipate 2 awards to be given per academic year.

Deadline for applications is 11/1/2019.

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  NC MSI/HBCU & Community College “Passport” Event Funding

CES offers funding that supports NC MSI/HBCU and Community College partners’ events such as lectures, films, exhibits, and other events focusing on contemporary Europe. Funds can also be used for domestic airfare and/or mileage. Faculty at community colleges with a Title III MSI-serving designation may also apply.

Awards range from $200-750 depending on the scope of the project.

MSI/HBCU faculty interested in requesting support for an event should complete an application online outlining the proposal and how the funds are to be used.

Deadline for applications is 11/1/2019

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  Free of Cost EU2U Workshops

EU2U Workshops are professional development sessions offered to educators and students at K-12 schools, community colleges, HBCU/MSIs, four-year universities, and professional schools. The sessions focus on EU-related topics, helping to bolster participants’ understanding of Europe and the European Union. We also work with educational non-profits and businesses.

Thanks to generous grants from the European Union and the US Department of Education, we are able to come to your classroom or workplace free of cost.

If you would like to host an EU2U! Workshop at your institution, please complete this short interest form. A CES staff member will typically reach out to you within a few business days with further details. If you have other questions about these workshops, please email ahaskins@unc.edu.

 
 

  Learning Through Languages Funding

CES provides funding to cover the mileage of teachers traveling with their foreign language student to attend the annual Learning Through Languages (LTL) research symposium. This symposium is hosted by the UNC Area Studies Centers.

For more information on LTL, please visit the website.

To request mileage support for the conference, please email ahaskins@unc.edu.
 
 
 
Awardees are required to properly acknowledge support by Title VI funding as indicated in the award letter. CES grantees must also submit an online report at the conclusion of the awarded activity.

Travel must be approved by CES and the Department of Education in advance; no retroactive approval for past travel is allowable. Expenses must fall within the Federal GSA per diem and accommodation rates and airfare must be Fly America Act compliant. If selected, awardees will be advised more about how to comply with these regulations. Applications must be submitted through our online portal no later than 11/15/2018.

If you have any questions about eligibility requirements or technical issues submitting the application please email our outreach coordinator Allison Haskins at ahaskins@unc.edu.