IES Abroad offers research grants at IES Abroad center locations for faculty from full member and associate member consortium schools. Research associates will be in residence at any IES Abroad Center for up to one month over a summer or semester program. Associates should be prepared to deliver up to two guest lectures in IES Abroad courses, and the associate's research interests should relate to the Center's curriculum. Please note adjunct faculty and faculty who teach exclusively in graduate programs are not eligible.

IES Abroad will provide:

  • Assistance with introductions for research and introduce faculty members to local colleagues on-site
  • Transportation to and from the Center
  • Housing allowance of $1,200 

Nomination Deadlines:

  • December 1, 2017 for Spring 2018
  • December 1, 2017 for Summer 2018
  • March 15, 2018 for Fall 2018

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

How to Nominate
Complete the nomination form and upload the following documents:

1) Nomination from a department chair or Dean
One single spaced page or less addressing:

  • The applicant’s qualifications for conducting this research at this location.
  • The applicant’s contribution to his/her home university.
  • The connection between the recommender and applicant.

2) Letter describing the applicant’s research 
One single spaced page or less addressing:

  • What type of research do you plan to conduct? 
  • Why did you choose the IES Abroad location?
  • How does your research relate to the Center's existing curriculum?
  • What do you hope to contribute and gain while conducting your research and delivering guest lectures at the Center?

3) Applicant's Curriculum Vitae

  • Employment history
  • Education
  • Published works
  • Presentations
  • Language abilities
  • International experience

Please email [email protected].