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Course Internationalization Grant



Grant Initiative

In an effort to enhance student learning outcomes and incorporate an increased number of high-quality international course options, APSU issues this call for faculty-initiated and- developed projects to design new international options of general education core requirements and high-impact, high-enrolled courses.  The Office of Academic Affairs will provide financial and academic support for faculty to incorporate international travel components in existing APSU courses. Course design will take place during Spring 2012 and will be piloted in the 2012-2013 academic year. Participation is open to all full-time faculty.

Project Timeline

September 15, 2011: Deadline for the submission of the statement of intent

September- October 2011: Faculty development related to course internationalization

December 1, 2011: Deadline for the submission of the international course proposal

January 15, 2012: Proposals selected for funding by the designated Senate Committee

Spring/Summer 2012: Course development by selected faculty

Winter/Spring/Summer 2012-2013: Pilot of international course

Fall 2013: Evaluation and review of pilot program


A stipend of $4400 will be paid to a faculty member whose proposal is selected to internationalize a general education course or a course with enrollment of 100 or more students. One half of the stipend will be paid upon selection; the other half will be paid upon completion of all aspects of the project: attending faculty development, developing the course, piloting the course, evaluating the outcome of the project, and disseminating the results to faculty.

Statement of Intent Deadline and Procedure

A Statement of Intent form is included in this webpage and is also available at the APSU Study Abroad & Exchange program Faculty Resources web link:

The form should be typed, signed by the applicants, approved by and signed by the Chair of your department and submitted to the Office of International education for review by September 15, 2011.

You may contact Tina Rousselot de Saint CĂ©ran at 221-6851 or email at if you have any questions.

Course Internationalization Grant Proposal Form

Course Internationalization Grant Statement of Intent

Course Internationalization Faculty Expectations and Responsibilities