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Global Research Funding

As the umbrella organization for all of NC State’s internationalization efforts, the Office of Global Engagement strives to bring global perspectives and insights home to Raleigh and to export NC State’s solution-driven research all over the planet.

  • Review the funding section for seeder grants and starter funds for global research as well as external funding opportunities.
  • Read about globally engaged NC State faculty.

Global Engagement Institute

The Global Engagement Institute is an annual program providing professional development for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus.

Past Participants from the College of Education include:

  • Micha Jeffries – 2019 – 2020
    Project – Designing a graduate course that focuses on culturally-sensitive teaching practices
  • DeLeon Gray – 2018 – 2019
    Project – Supporting Kenyan teachers in co-developing instructional strategies

Internationalization Seed Grant

NC State faculty and staff are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 to support new international projects through the Internationalization Seed Grant offered by the NC State Office of Global Engagement.

Funded Proposals from College of Education Faculty include:

International Travel Assistance Fund

NC State Global supports faculty and staff through an annual International Assistance fund that provides $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement.

Past College of Education recipients include:

University Global Partnership Network Research Collaboration Fund

The University Global Partnership Network Research Collaboration(UGPN) fund exists to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from world-leading universities to work together on issues of global importance. Its members are North Carolina State University (NC State), the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), the University of Surrey (UOS) and the University of Wollongong (UOW).

Funded Proposals from the College of Education include:

  • Angela Wiseman – 2019
    Using Digital Literacy Tools to Document Young Children’s Understanding of Place