To support the development of rigorous and innovative learning experiences that help prepare students to excel in a globally competitive, culturally diverse, and changing environment.
Global Engagement Learning Grants are intended to support the incorporation of Educate • Connect • Elevate: Illinois State Goal Two into students’ curricular experiences. Grants reimburse faculty for expenses directly associated with course-based events, activities, or projects that “prepare students to excel in a globally competitive, culturally diverse, and changing environment.”
Expenses eligible for reimbursement by this grant program include, but are not limited to:
The grants are co-sponsored by the Office of International Studies and Programs and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology.
Grants will be up to $500 for reimbursement of documented expenses directly related to global engagement learning experiences. The number of grants and amounts of individual grants are subject to availability of funds. Individual faculty members are eligible for up to one grant per academic term (fall, spring, and summer).
All tenured and tenure-line faculty, full-time non-tenure track instructors, and full-time AP staff with teaching responsibilities at Illinois State University are eligible. Recipients of prior CTLT grants who have failed to meet their grant obligations are ineligible.
The online application form can be found here.
Applications will be evaluated based on the degree to which each:
Awards for projects requiring technology support may require additional approval.
Acceptance indicates agreement to submit a report (detailed below), which is designed to maximize the benefits of recipients’ experiences by sharing them with the ISU community. These reports will be posted on the CTLT website. Completion of this condition is required to remain eligible for future CTLT grants. Grant reports (300-500 words) should include:
All receipts for reimbursement and other required documentation must be received at CTLT no later than May 29 of the indicated fiscal year.
Expenses not properly documented by that date cannot be reimbursed.
Contact CTLT at CTLT@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-2542.