ExxonMobil Funds New Higher Education Partnerships in Engineering, Physics, Geology, and Geophysics
The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by ExxonMobil Corporation.
The seven Innovation Fund grants announced on March 13, 2017, for higher education institutions in the United States, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico will continue groundbreaking exchange programs that allow students to work in teams, gain technical skills, and become more competent for the global 21st century workforce. Innovation Fund grants are $25,000 each, and grant-winning university teams contribute additional resources to leverage and implement unique short-term study abroad programs in the Western Hemisphere. With these new partnership awards, approximately 150 more students will be able to participate in study abroad programs in the United States, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.