IES Abroad Teaching Grants

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IES Abroad offers teaching grants for faculty members from full member consortium schools to teach at select IES Abroad programs. Candidates should be prepared to teach one course for a semester program. Please note adjunct faculty, visiting faculty, and faculty who teach exclusively in graduate programs are not eligible.

We welcome faculty members who have interests in teaching courses related to the Center’s curriculum at the following IES Abroad Centers:

IES Abroad will provide:

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Teaching stipend
  • Housing allowance

Nomination Deadlines:

This program is currently on hold and we are not accepting applications. 

How to Nominate:

Please complete the nomination form and upload the following documents:

1) Course proposal

One to two single-spaced pages addressing:

  • What subject matter will the course cover?
  • Are there any prerequisites for the course?
  • What are the learning outcomes of the course?
  • What is the approach to teaching the course?
  • Why is the course important and how does it connect to the location where it would be taught?
  • What course-related excursions could be incorporated into the course?
  • What are the forms of assessment?
  • Why are you qualified to teach this course?

2) Nomination from a department chair or Dean

One single-spaced page or less addressing:

  • The applicant’s qualifications for teaching this course.
  • The applicant’s contribution to his/her home university.
  • The connection between the recommender and the applicant.

3) Applicant's Curriculum Vitae

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

4) Letter detailing the applicant’s overall plan for the time abroad

One single-spaced page or less addressing:

  • Why did you choose the IES Abroad program and location?
  • What do you hope to contribute/gain while teaching at the Center?
  • How is your course going to enhance the existing courses offerings at the Center? The course should relate to existing curriculum but not duplicate what the Center is already teaching.


Please email [email protected].

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