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 2022 program proposals. Monday, April 19, 2021 at 5 pm and Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5 pm. The August deadline has been added for faculty who need more time to develop their proposals due to Covid-19.

The Proposal Form for 2022 is Now Closed

Planning

  • Education abroad program proposals for calendar year 2022 must be submitted to the Education Abroad Office (EAO) by April 19, 2021 at 5 pm or August 30, 2021 at 5 pm. 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.

    The Education Abroad Office strongly recommends that faculty begin the planning process for their program proposals and involve the EAO at least 6 months to one year prior to the submission deadline.

    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 Office 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 EAOproposals@kennesaw.edu.

    Education Abroad Faculty Led Proposal
  • Faculty must complete the International Safety and Security online training and all other required Faculty Training Sessions before leading an education abroad program. Faculty that do not complete the required training will not be allowed to participate on the program.

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 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.

FAQs

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

PROPOSAL FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee

The Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee, a Faculty Senate University Committee, reviews and approves program proposals, and makes campus-wide education abroad policy recommendations. Below is more information about the EAFSC, its members, and its process.

Education Abroad Faculty Standing Committee Charter
Document outlining the purpose and scope of the EAFSC, and the procedures it follows.

Committee Reports
More information on EAFSC policies, reports, and meeting minutes.

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