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Internationalization Event Fund

When academic units from across the campus unite to create events with a global focus, the ripple effect reaches the entire university. The goal of the Internationalization Event Fund is to provide support for the development of high-impact global engagement events.

At a Glance


UT Austin Faculty


Up to $10,000


Rolling applications

Application Information

The Internationalization Event Fund is designed to strengthen global engagement on the Forty Acres. Texas Global will accept proposals for up to $10,000 from academic units sponsoring high-impact, globally-oriented events that involve multiple UT colleges and schools and that will reach broad audiences (at least 100 attendees). The fund is open to colleges, schools, and academic units (CSUs) that report to the executive vice president and provost. Examples of eligible events include academic conferences, symposia, lectures, musical performances, art exhibitions, or other interactive events that promote internationalization. Events must be on campus and cross-institutional involving multiple UT Austin colleges, schools, and/or units (CSUs). Virtual events are not eligible.

Application Deadline

Proposals may be submitted on a rolling basis and will be accepted until such time that the allocated $50,000 budget has been exhausted for the current academic year.

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Internationalization Event Awardees

The Internationalization Event Fund was launched in August 2021. Since then, the following academic units have been awarded to host international events.

  • College of Liberal Arts, Department of History, XVI International Meeting of Historians of Mexico
  • College of Liberal Arts, Department of Classics, Digital Humanities Beyond Modern English Conference
  • College of Liberal Arts, Department of Linguistics, The 14th International Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology
  • Dell Medical School, Redefining Health Care Summit, Barcelona 2022
  • UT Polish Club, Russia's War on Ukraine and Its Global Impact with Lech Wałęsa, Former Polish President and Nobel Peace Prize Winner
  • School of Nursing, International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit
  • College of Liberal Arts, Department of History, Children and Crisis: Trauma, Epidemics, and Children’s Well-Being in Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspective
  • College of Fine Arts, Department of Art and Art History, Social Fabric: Art and Activism in Contemporary Brazil
  • College of Fine Arts, Texas Performing Arts, Vuyani Dance Theatre: Embracing Global Perspectives Through the Arts
  • College of Liberal Arts, Spanish and Portuguese and College of Fine Art, Department of Theater and Dance, Theater of the Oppressed Symposium: Art-Based Political Activism from Brazil to UT Austin
  • College of Liberal Arts, Slavic and Eurasian Studies, #Connexions Conference: Global Media in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Dell Medical School, Puentes: Building a Bi-national Collaboration to Address Health Disparities in Rural Mexico