UW Asian and Global Studies Development Grant

Asian and Global Studies Course Development Grants for Community College Faculty

Asian and Global Studies Course Development Grants for Community College Faculty

UW Asian and Global Studies Development Grant

The University of Washington’s Asian Studies and Global Studies Centers seek proposals from Community College full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty for the development of a new course, revision of an existing course, or creation of a new course module that incorporates area studies centered on Asia* or thematic topics (such as global literacy, health, environment, and security) in the region, into their curriculum.  

While the grant does not support language classes, faculty from all other disciplines are welcome to apply. Courses or modules must be offered at your current institution before the end of the 2021-22 academic year. View a list of grant proposal criteria and definitions.

This year’s competition prioritizes proposals that emphasize concrete strategies and plans to address inclusion, equity, and accessibility in a course. Given the recent effects of the global pandemic on teaching, we will particularly privilege courses that demonstrate modularity with respect to online learning and technologies.

Award Categories:

  • Development of new module to an existing course: up to $2,000
  • Complete revision of an existing course: up to $3,000
  • Development of a new course: up to $4,000

Successful applicants will receive the award upon delivery of a revised or new syllabus or module plan and formal confirmation of the quarter and year that the course will be taught. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide a confirmation of course status during the first week of the quarter in which it is taught. This should include information for course enrollment, mode of delivery and other pertinent updates.

Please note, courses that will not be taught by the end of the 2021-22 academic year are not eligible for consideration.

*This grant views Asia in broad terms. Applicable countries include: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Viet Nam. Proposals may cover multiple countries.

The application period for the 2021 competition has closed. 

Questions? Please contact Nick Gottschall, South Asia Center Managing Director, ntjg@uw.edu

Highline College faculty: if your project proposal includes the study of South Asia, you may also be eligible for a Peer-to-Peer Course Development Grant from the South Asia Center – learn more

The UW Asian and Global Studies Development Grant is an initiative of the Jackson School’s Asia and Global Studies National Resource Centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education:

Center for Global Studies

East Asia Center

South Asia Center

Southeast Asia Center