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Office of Global Engagement

2016 Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) Program

March 25, 2016

The Dean of the College is pleased to announce the 2016 Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) grant program.

The GELT program provides funds for advanced undergraduate seminars or capstone courses that embed an international travel component prior to, during, or at the end of the course and for destination courses during Brown's Wintersession.

Submission Deadline: March 25, 2016

For application requirements, please download the GELT (Fall/Spring) Guidelines or the GELT Wintersession Guidelines and the GELT Sample Budget

Eligibility
Regular and non-regular members of the Brown faculty who have led education abroad courses in the country in which the proposed GELT project will travel, and who benefit from an established relationship with colleagues at a university, cultural/historical organization, NGO, for-profit, or government entity in said country.

Structure
The GELT program offers two forms of support:

●       Phase I provides up to $4,000 to support the development of a new course with an embedded short term education abroad component

●       Phase II provides up to $35,000 to support travel, accommodations, and related costs, for one faculty member and up to 12 Brown students during the fall or spring semester.

Recipients of Phase I grants must commit to applying for Phase II in the following year.

Application Process
Applications for phases I and II are available on UFUNDS. Applicants interested in teaching a destination course during Wintersession should complete the application labeled GELT-WINTERSESSION.

Contact
Besenia Rodriguez, Associate Dean for the Curriculum

More information can be found here.