Propose a Program

Please review all the information on this page before submitting your education abroad proposal.

The information here addresses the deadlines and training requirements the faculty must know, as well as provides valuable links to information about how the Education Abroad Office evaluates proposals.

There are two deadline options for calendar year 2023 program proposals.

  • Priority Deadline: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 5 pm
  • Final Deadline: *Extended* Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 5 pm


  • Education abroad program proposals for calendar year 2023 must be submitted to the Education Abroad Office (EAO) by the deadlines posted above. Proposals must be approved by your academic college before they are submitted to the EAO. We highly encourage faculty planning to propose to notify their department chairs/colleges early on due to the college vetting processes.

    Below is a list of previously used Travel Agents that may be helpful to you as you begin to plan your program. 

    Previously Used Travel Agents

  • Below is a link to the faculty-led program proposal form, as well as a variety valuable resources to review to ensure the development of a high-quality faculty-led program proposal.

    Kennesaw State University's education abroad proposal process is entirely electronic. Fill out the form linked below completely to submit a faculty-led program proposal to the Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee for review. The form contains detailed instructions for each section.

    After you submit your proposal, if your forgot to include information in your initial submission or you are required to submit additional information to EAO after your proposal has been reviewed, please send the information to

Program Proposal Documents & Other Resources

See below for a listing of program proposal and sample documents that can serve as examples for when you build your own proposal. 

The Proposal Review Process

Once you have submitted your faculty-led education abroad experience proposal, the Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee will review it to determine whether it satisfies the requirements for a program.

This section describes the review process and provides details on the criteria the committee will use to evaluate submissions.

  • Prior to completing an education abroad faculty-led program proposal, be sure to obtain the proper departmental permissions. Your program must be approved by your department and college before the Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee will review it.

  • The Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee of the Faculty Senate will review all proposals submitted for approval. Program directors will be notified via email of the committee's decision.

    Proposal submissions will be reviewed using the nine key areas listed below:

    1. Aptitude
    2. Completeness of Proposal
    3. Detailed Itinerary and Budget
    4. Innovative Program Concept Design
    5. Diversity
    6. Safety/Risk Management
    7. Knowledge and Experience
    8. Previous Success
    9. Curricular Significance

    See the Full Criteria Reference Checklist.


Frequently Asked Questions faculty may face while organizing and submitting faculty-led program proposals.