Faculty & Staff Opportunities

Illinois International awards grants to faculty and staff to support internationally-focused events and activities, as well as international travel for conferences. In addition, the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies has been designated as the representative for the Urbana campus to the Fulbright Program, and as the central liaison with the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).

Below are the grants and opportunities for which faculty and staff may apply.

IIP International Conference Travel Grant

The Illinois International Programs (IIP) International Conference Travel Grant is available to full-time, pre-tenure status faculty members for travel and related expenses for purposes of presenting at an internationally-themed conference that takes place outside the United States. Learn more about the IIP International Conference Travel Grant.

IIP Internationally-Themed Event Grant

The Illinois International Programs (IIP) Internationally-Themed Event Grant is available to support programs held in Urbana-Champaign that have an overall international theme. Learn more about the IIP Internationally-Themed Event Grant.

Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” Learn more about Fulbright opportunities.