Aligned with Miami University’s commitment to advance global learning, Global Initiatives
promotes the dynamic, comprehensive internationalization of the University through the infusion of multicultural and comparative perspectives in scholarship, teaching, and service.
Our offices include Education Abroad Services, International Student and Scholar Services, the Center for American and World Cultures, the Confucius Institute and Continuing Education.
Gifts to Global Initiatives contribute to the comprehensive internationalization of Miami University and help provide diverse cultural and global learning experiences for students, faculty, and the community. Please consider the following ways to contribute to Global Initiatives.
These gifts enable us to contribute to the areas of greatest need.
Global Rhythms World Music Ensemble – Since 1997, the annual Global Rhythms concerts bring together students, composers, musicians, and performing artists from across the world.
Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival – This annual festival brings together the Miami University and Oxford communities to celebrate the music, arts, and foods of Latin America and the Caribbean.
UniDiversity Scholarship – The UniDiversity Scholarship Fund supports multicultural undergraduate and graduate students with preference given to students of Hispanic/Latino heritage.
International Student Fund – The International Student Fund provides assistance to Miami University’s growing international student population.
Study Abroad Scholarships – Study abroad scholarships enable students to add a program abroad to their education, helping them to develop cross-cultural communication skills, independence, and an expanded worldview.
Havighurst International Minority Scholarship – This scholarship supports the participation of minority students with academic merit and financial need in a summer, semester or full academic year study abroad program.
Philip and Elaina Hampton Fund for Faculty International Initiatives – Hampton funds support tenured and tenure-track Miami faculty conduct research abroad, including faculty who participate in approved international faculty development seminar programs. The goal is to assist faculty to increase the international dimension in courses, with the ultimate aim of increasing the capacity of Miami students to function effectively in a global and multicultural world.
Institute for Learning in Retirement - The Institute for Learning in Retirement promotes opportunities for individuals 50 and older to enrich their lives as they explore areas within science, the arts, society, technology, literature, languages, business, economics, and other subjects of interest.
Miami University Dolibois European Center - For 45+ years, Miami University students have pursued academic studies while developing an intimate understanding of European culture and society at MUDEC. Scholarship support helps ensure this opportunity exists for future generations of Redhawks!
How to Make Your Gift
Make a Gift Online to Global Initiatives >>
Please make your check payable to the Miami University Foundation, designate the fund name from the list above on the memo line, and send to:
c/o Miami University
725 E. Chestnut Street
Oxford, OH 45056