University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Internationalization Grant

To further aid efforts to internationalize the areas of course content and research, GEO offers to support one faculty member, up to $4,000, to join a Walton faculty-led study abroad program.

The ideal candidate:

  • has never been abroad or has had very limited experience abroad
  • demonstrates interest in international topics
  • secures departmental approval
  • ability to participate in country for 3 weeks; 2 weeks minimum


  • assist faculty leader during the trip
  • retain program receipts
  • coordinate promotional items for companies
  • provide itinerary instructions for appropriate dress and logistics
  • schedule student presentations
  • other assistance as needed per the faculty leader

Application Procedure

  • Create a plan articulating in what ways this experience will:
    • enhance the international content of your classes and/or 
    • impact or assist the development of research with an international focus (please be sure to elaborate)
  • Up to $4,000 to be used for a specified program 
  • October 1st 
  • Written report detailing the implementation of the proposed plan for class content and/or research
  • Presentation to Walton faculty and staff at a GEO hosted event on the experience and implementation
  • Both deliverables due within one year of the experience

• Application materials should be submitted by e-mail to the Director of the Global Engagement Office, Dr. Adriana Rossiter Hofer, at, with a copy to Emily Chanmanivong, at