Program Development and Activities Grants


Group study abroad programs consist of one or more Iowa State University faculty and staff members leading a group of students to study in another country.

Proposing a study abroad program

Faculty wishing to submit a proposal for a study abroad program should follow the procedures in the Guidelines for Submitting a Study Abroad Proposal (doc) document.

If this is a new international site, consider a request for a site development visit to make an exploratory visit to the study abroad site.

Site development

Grants for initial site visits are available through College of Human Sciences International Programs. These grants provide financial assistance to faculty interested in developing new group programs that require an exploratory visit to the study abroad site. Grants will be awarded only where there is strong probability of student interest making the program viable. Applicants will need to document evidence of this interest.

The college will competitively award up to four grants of up to $3,000 to $4,000 each for qualifying proposals. Refer to the Initial Site Visit Proposal (doc) for details.

Proposing international activities

The College of Human Sciences International Committee solicits proposals for financial support of programs and activities that enrich the International dimension of Human Sciences. The committee awards grants for the Julia F. Anderson, Donna L. Cowan, Louise Rosenfeld International, and Pakistan Travel funds. Requests are accepted from AESHM, HDFS, and FSHN departments, committees, faculty, extension field staff, students, and international Human Sciences professionals.

The number and amount of the awards varies depending on the number of requests and the amount of money available for awards each year.

Proposal deadlines are April 5 and October 5. Refer to the Guidelines for Proposal Related to International Activities (doc) document for details.