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Global Initiatives

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The Global Initiatives office facilitates collaborations around the world of strategic partnerships, scholarships, and grants through the following paths:
  • Global Faculty Development Fund
  • Erasmus+ Faculty Mobility Grant
  • Memoranda of understanding (MOUs)
  • Fulbright Scholars
  • International fellowships and scholarships including Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, and the Critical Language Scholarship
  • Global Citizens Credential
  • On and off-campus community outreach
  • Conferences, forums, and showcases

Multicultural Events

Multicultural Event Sponsorship

Each year, UH Global will provide sponsorship of at least three community or campus events. Interested groups can submit a sponsorship proposal while considering the following evaluation criteria:

  • The event has a clear global, cross-cultural, or multicultural theme
  • The event is value adding to UH students, staff, and/or faculty as the target audience

Event Sponsorship Application

Recent and Future Sponsored Events

A New Home: Refugee Resettlement in Houston
The Partnership for the Advancement & Immersion of Refugees and the United Muslim Relief
Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time: 1:30 to 4:30pm
Location: Rockwell Pavilion in MD Anderson Library 


Dr. Jaime Ortiz
Vice Provost, UH Global