Kendall Institute

Fulbright Initiative 

The Fulbright Initiative is a collaboration between the Kendall Inistitute and the Commission on Global Social Work Education. This Initiative seeks to:

  1. Encourage social work educators, students, leaders and scholars to become “Fulbrighters”
  2. Promote and support increased Fulbright opportunities for the social work profession
  3. Provide mentorship for future social work applicants by Fulbright Alumni

For more information please view our informational webinar here. The webinar focuses on global teaching and research opportunities in social work, with primary emphasis on the application process for US-based scholars. 

Additonal resources will be provided as we continue to expand this initiative.

Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work

The Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education (Kendall Institute) strives to prepare educators, researchers, students, and practitioners for an increasingly global community through its programs and initiatives. Established with contributions to an endowment in honor of international social work icon Dr. Katherine A. Kendall, the Kendall Institute promotes standards of excellence for international social work to integrate related concepts into social work curricula and seeks to enrich perspectives, understandings, collaboration, and networking in the social work community.

Current Projects

Kendall Grant Program

Since 2015 the Kendall Institute has awarded grants that support international social work education projects that help prepare United States students for global citizenship and encourage opportunities for international social work. Learn more about the Kendall Grant Program here.

International Social Work Leader Review 

CSWE's Commission on Global Social Work Education and the Kendall Institute collaborate to offer the International Social Work Leader Review, which highlights an individual in the global social work community. Visit the Social Work Leader Review page

Global and Intercultural Competence banner

A curricular resource to

Prepare Students to Practice in an Interconnected World

Take a look at the expanded curricular resource for advancing student global and intercultural competence developed by the Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice. Teaching content that can be brought into existing courses is provided. The resource was developed as part of a collaboration between the Kendall Institute, the Diversity Center and Words Without Borders.