The University of Oregon's Global Studies Institute is offering international research travel awards of up to $1000 in support of the research activities of UO faculty.  Priority will go toward research projects, though travel to present research at international conferences will also be considered.  Preference will be given to junior faculty.

Awards will be made in the following categories:  

Global Engagement:  Awards for any international research that highlights UO academic excellence. Funded by Global Studies Institute.

Global Ethics and Human Rights:  Awards for research on global ethics, human rights, prevention of genocide, other related research that highlights UO excellence in this area. Funded by UO Global Justice Programs.

Global Sustainability:  Awards for research on climate change, sustainable development, natural resource management, city/landscape interaction, and other aspects of sustainability that highlight UO academic excellence. Funded by Gabon Oregon Center.  Awards for any global sustainability research, with modest preference for research with implications for Sub-Saharan Africa.

November 1, February 1, and May 1

* 1. Name:

* 2. Title:

* 3. Department:

* 4. Email Address:

* 5. Research Travel Destination:

* 6. Dates of Project:

* 7. Purpose of Research Travel:

* 8. If this application is for conference travel, have you been accepted by the conference organizers to present?

* 9. Please indicate the category of support to which you are applying:

* 10. Please describe the research activity for which you are seeking support (maximum 500 words):

* 11. Expenses - Please list anticipated amounts below:

* 12. Contributions from your department or Academic Support Account is required. Please list the amount and source of funding you have secured to date:

* 13. Each submission should also include a brief letter of support of the research project from your Department Head.  This can be emailed directly to   Please indicate who will submit your letter of support in the space below.