Proposal Call International Group Travel 2016-2017

The International and Global Studies Program (IGS) and the International Center (IC) invites the Call for International Group Travel Proposals for programs that will take place during the 2016-2017 academic year. Proposals can include both departmental sponsored programs and IGS Endorsed programs.

In order for students to be considered for specific study abroad scholarships proposals must be submitted by March 15, 2016. 

We are pleased this year to accept all applications digitally through M-Flint WorldLink at Application for International Group Travel.

Faculty/Staff members will need to request a log in at this link: Faculty & Staff Access to WorldLink Request

The Application for International Group Travel includes the following: 

  1. Faculty/Staff Agreement
  2. General Program Information
  3. Health & Safety Review by International Travel Advisory Committee 
  4. International & Global Studies Endorsement Request
  5. Uploads: Syllabus, Itinerary, Budget 
  6. Signature Form (Department Chair) 


Note: the application form can be saved until you are ready to submit.  


IC and IGS are offering an informational workshop on Friday, February 12, from 10:30 AM-1:00 PM in Michigan Room A.

Guidelines for Proposing IGS Endorsed Study Abroad Courses

New Guidelines for 2016-2017 IGS Endorsed Course Proposals:

IGS Endorsed Courses are required to bear the INT course prefix

  • INT 391: International Service Learning (1-3 credits, Pass/Fail)
  • INT 394: Special Topics in Study Abroad (3 credits, ABCDE)
    • This course will bear the Global Studies general education attribute, pending GECC approval in 2016. 
  • INT 594: Special Topics in Study Abroad (Graduate Level)

Course prefix cross lists will only be approved on a case-by-case basis. 

IGS courses need to be open to all students regardless of their major and carry no pre-requisites. 

IGS encourages interdisciplinary approaches to courses and co-lead courses. 

Additional guidelines concerning Program Leaders and Budget Proposals HERE

2016 IGS Sponsored Study Abroad Courses

CAMBODIA: International Academic Service Learning in Cambodia, May 2016 with Prof. Maureen Tippen

ENGLAND: British Performance & Design: History, Analysis & Experience in England, June 2016 with Prof. Lisa Borton and Prof. Andrew Morton 

AFRICA: Rethinking Social Development in Southern Africa: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, July 2016 with Dr. Otrude Moyo