FACE Foundation

FACE Foundation

The Transitioning to Virtual Exchange Covid-19 Relief Fund launched by the FACE Foundation in collaboration with the French Embassy in the US and the US Embassy in France aims at supporting French-American collaborations and preparing for the post-pandemic when international travel resumes. Different needs and opportunities have been identified, ranging from a bottom up call for proposal to structural trainings facilitating the creation of high impact initiate

International education is an area particularly impacted by the global health crisis. Students had to interrupt ongoing travel to return home in March, all programs for the spring and summer terms were cancelled. The same applies to student exchange programs in fall 2020. As the focus necessarily swifts towards domestic politics, international collaboration needs to be redesigned and adapted to the ongoing pandemic and its aftermath.

Funding Information

  • Grants will be in the amount of up to $7500 per project.
  • The grant funds may be used for project-related expenses, which include salary in support of time needed for developing the course.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible projects must:

  • Be carried out collaboratively.
  • Be submitted by a designated coordinator (either the French or American partner).
  • Integrate global learning in the curriculum across all disciplines.
  • Be part of credit-bearing courses.
  • Have a potential impact on future in-person study abroad.

They accept applications from all kinds of international education providers, including higher education institutions and private facilitators.

Post Date - 07-Aug-2020

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