CIE-NRC Title VI Progam is interested in co-sponsoring events that tie in with the Center’s academic outreach mission. This award aims to support sociocultural language events organized by UWM’s language departments to promote students’ sociocultural competence and language learning in multilingual settings.
This award aims to support sociocultural language events organized by UWM’s language departments to promote students’ sociocultural competence and language learning in multilingual settings.
- Maximum Award: $2,000
- Eligibility: Individuals or programs within the UWM Language Departments
- Allowable Expenses:
- Supplies and expenses (i.e., materials, printing)
- Co-curricular learning activities
- Cultural Events for UWM students and youth in the Greater Milwaukee Community
- Guest speaker honorariums/travel expenses
- Other creative and innovative ideas that align with the mission and parameters of the NRC Title VI Grant
- Note: Grant funds may not be used for food expenses
Application Deadline: Monday, February 26, 2024
Applications for Spring and Summer 2024 activities will be accepted at this time, but funds awarded must be expended before August 1, 2024.
Please note that if funds remain after all successful applicants have been awarded, the committee may choose to reopen the application to review additional proposals for activities in the spring and summer of 2024.
Application Materials include a signed narrative, a completed budget, and any supporting documentation. You can pause and return to this form at any time – your progress is automatically saved.
The NRC grant manager administers the awards, provides support to language faculty and staff before, during, and after the award period, and works alongside the grant’s evaluation team, Socially Responsible Evaluation in Education (SREed), to conduct evaluation and reporting on NRC-funded activities in the languages.
The Language Project Review Committee is responsible for reviewing the proposals and selecting awardees based on contribution to language learning and campus globalization at UWM, alignment with NRC grant goals and interests, and feasibility of implementation. Selection criteria specific to each award are included in the application.
Applicants are responsible for working with their supervisor, department chair, and/or dean to ensure proposed activities have the necessary campus support and approvals for the activity/course to occur. All expenditures must be approved by the NRC grant manager before purchase. Purchases made without prior approval will NOT be reimbursed.