Grants & Funding

These resources are provided to give faculty an opportunity for professional growth; the possibilities of developing linkage with other international institutions; and an opportunity to bring back the global perspectives to his/her class.

MCC International Education Funds

Funds may be requested from the IE office for projects that relate to the vision and mission of the IE office, and those of Mesa Community College. Download the form here.


The International Education Office funds $10,000 in mini-grants for activities that enhance and increase the international understanding of our college community and to foster global understanding by providing support services and programming that enhance the international efforts of MCC.

To be eligible for a mini-grant, the proposed curriculum project must provide evidence that student learning will be enhanced and sustained beyond the initial grant.

Find those forms at the MCCCD International & Intercultural Education Office website.

MCCCD Internal Grants

International & Intercultural Innovation grants are intended to foster innovation and project start-up in the Maricopa Community Colleges.

These grants are funded on a competitive basis through a grant proposal process. Funding decisions are made by the district-wide International & Intercultural Education Steering Committee.

Find those forms at the MCCCD International & Intercultural Education Office website.

External Scholarships

CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange is a non-profit organization promoting international education and exchange. They currently have several programs which can help provide funding and opportunities for faculty and students to participate in an International and Intercultural Education program. Read more on their website: The International Faculty Development Seminars by CIEE also offer funding resources on their website.

IIE: The Institute for International Education Fellowship and Scholarship Management Program provides talent from around the world with access to leading institutions of higher education and the international experience that is critical to success in the 21st century workplace. Go to their website to learn more!