Global Engagement Opportunities

Student Innovation Grant Announcement

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The Global Center for Food Systems Innovation (GCFSI) is pleased to announce the Student Innovation Grant Round II. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for up to $10,000 awards for research projects. Click here for more information.

Website banner and logo for the Young Mind Awards - Celebrating Student Achievement in Design Engineering and R&D2015 Young Mind Awards

Now accepting entries! This is a global competition showcasing design engineering and research and development excellence. Winning students and teams will be awarded a total of $75,000! Click here to learn more and start your entry.

ASEE Community Engagement Division

Logo and text for the American Society for Engineering EducationThe ASEE Community Engagement Division is hosting a film festival - a video competition - beginning April 19th (please see  Our goal is to document how engineering students from across the country are engaging communities.  There will be a $1000 Best Video Award and a $1000 Community Impact Award. 

For this effort, it is important that we stay connected in order to:  a)  help market the submitted videos, and b) to facilitate voting and provide updates on the status of the voting results.  We invite you to: 

  1. Follow us on Twitter (
  2. Like us on Facebook (
  3. Subscribe to our YouTube channel (

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Thank you!
Thomas Colledge
ASEE Community Engagement Division

Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grants for Dire Needs Overseas

The purpose of the Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grants for Dire Needs Overseas is to identify and fund the most outstanding project, proposed by a member of the MSU Honors College, which will serve dire human needs in countries other than the U.S. The grants must be used within a 12-month period to make an impact that will help alleviate dire human needs. Applications are due by February 25. If the 25th falls on the weekend, applications are due the following Monday.

For more information visit the website:

Click here to learn more about the Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grants selection criteria and application procedure. (PDF)