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Research/Course Development Call for Proposals

For Rocky Mountain CIBER Faculty


As part of its commitment to promoting International Business programs and faculty development, RMCIBER offers network members an opportunity to apply for research support.


Expectations/ Selection Criteria

  1. Proposal can be a research project, case study, instructional innovation, or curriculum development. If a case study, the BYU and UC-Denver CIBERs will work with the author to submit it to the Indiana CIBER to be published in the International Case Clearing House.
  2. The selection committee will give preference to proposals it deems to be of high quality and to have the potential to improve the practice or teaching of international business.
  3. The proposal must lead to a verifiable product, for example:
    • An article with potential for publication in a good academic journal or a good trade publication.
    • A case with potential for publication in the International Case Clearing House or other case venue.
    • A pedagogical or curriculum innovation with potential for publication in a pedagogical journal or for implementation in a school within the RMCIBER network or beyond.
  4. Funded projects may be presented at a subsequent RMCIBER Conference meeting. Successful project abstracts and the names of recipients may be included on the RMCIBER, BYU, and UC-Denver CIBERs' websites.


  1. Applicant must be from a RMCIBER Network School. Joint applications involving two or more schools within the network will also be considered.
  2. Applicant can be a faculty member or graduate student (or be a collaborative effort), but preference will be given to faculty.
  3. Amount awarded should be matched by the host university. If that is not possible, it is important for the host university to recognize the importance of the project and to provide whatever support is feasible.


  1. A proposal should describe the proposed project, timeline, budget requested, and expected outcome and include a one or two paragraph project abstract (no more than three total pages in length). Submit with cover page containing the following information:
    • Name(s) of applicant(s)
    • School name
    • Position
    • Department
    • Phone number and email adress
    • A brief bio-sketch of each of the proposed applicants
  2. The BYU and UC-Denver CIBERS will pay up to half their share of the project while work is in progress. At least half of their share will be retained for payment once a copy of the completed deliverable has been received. Up to four $1500 grants will be awarded.


  1. Submission deadline: April 29,2011.
  2. Submit via email:
  3. Results will be announced no later than May 30, 2011.


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