September 20, 2016

CCID Spotlight!

Please visit CCID's home page to check out our member spotlight. This week we are featuring Terra State Community College, located in Fremont, Ohio, USA! 

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program Webinar

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs 
2016 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

The webinar will be an informational session about CLS as an opportunity for community college students. The presenters will talk about CLS, how programs like CLS can bring ‘internationalization’ to community colleges as well as the challenges -and benefits- of the CLS program and study abroad for community college students.

CLS Flyer

Webinar Information:
​Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 3pm EST
Link to join Webinar:

The 2017 Werner Kubsch Award Call for Nominations

Deadline: Friday, September 30th

The Werner Kubsch Award is presented annually to an international educator from a CCID member institution who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in international education related to community colleges and similar institutions worldwide.  

For guidelines and to submit your proposal: 
2017 Dr. Werner Kubsch Award


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Applications

Deadline: Tuesday, October 4th

Spring/Early Summer 2017 applications are both due October 4, 2016 by 11:59 PM CDT.
Advisors have until October 11, 2016 to certify Spring/Early Summer 2017 applications.
For those who missed the fantastic webinar for CCID members last week, here is a link to the presentation: Gilman Webinar Advisor Tips 
For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, eligibility, webinar schedules, and other helpful resources, please visit the Gilman website at Please contact the Gilman Program by emailing if you have any questions.

Harris Wofford Service Fellowships for CCID Member Institutions

Deadline October 15th

CCID-member faculty and students receive 50% off of the published rates for individual or faculty-led 1, 2 or 3-week service learning experiences in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, India, Morocco, Tanzania, or Ghana. 

The primary deadline for applications is October 15th with applications accepted on a case-by-case basis following that date. It is recommended to submit your application 6 months prior to your desired departure date.

For program dates and more information about the Harris Wofford Service Fellowships, please visit

Reminder: These Fellowships are open to ALL CCID members around the world!

Call for Fall Quarterly International News Submissions

New deadline - October 21st

The quarterly CCID International Newsletter showcases best practices, lessons learned, and opportunities in international education at community, technical and vocational colleges worldwide. CCID welcomes contributions from its members. 

For guidelines and past newsletters: CCID International Quarterly Newsletter

Deadline for submissions: Friday, October 21, 2016

Submit your articles here: Fall 2016

Grant & Funding Opportunities

NEH Humanities Connections program funds projects to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education, including two-year colleges.
Deadline: October 5, 2016

100,000 Strong in the Americas Competition #12:  Promoting Study Abroad in Engineering, Physics, Geology, and Geophysics 
Deadline: October 16, 2016

Fulbright Community College Administrators Seminar in Russia
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence 
Deadline: October 17, 2016

EducationUSA Leadership Institutes
#1: Campus Internationalization: Structures that Support Student Mobility
#2: Higher Education and Industry/Private Sector Linkages
Deadline: October 28, 2016

National Science Foundation Grant Opportunity for Community Colleges
Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity
Deadline: November 16, 2016

Other Conference and Seminar Deadlines

NOVA's 4th Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar October 21-24, 2016
Deadline: September 23, 2016

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking workshop presenters for 2017 International Conference MORE INFORMATION
Deadline: September 30, 2016

The 2016 IIE Summit on Generation Study Abroad will take place on October 23-25, 2016 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. 
Deadline: September 30, 2016

Join the 10th Annual Broward College EurAsia Conference October 10-13, 2016.
Official Conference Invitation flyer and registration form.   
Deadline: October 1, 2016

Submit a session proposal or alumni award nomination for AACC's 2017 Annual Convention. Deadline: October 3, 2016, for award submissions; October 31 for proposal submissions.

NACCE invites you to their regional summit, "Entrepreneurship in Appalachia: Think Globally, Teach Entrepreneurially" in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, November 17-18. For more information: 2016 ARC Summit - Save the Date

CCIDXChange - September 20, 2016