UW Asian and Global Studies Course Development Grant

UW Asian and Global Studies Course Development Grants
for Community College Faculty

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 courserevision of an existing course, or creation of a new course module that incorporates area studies centered on Asia* into their curriculum.

Applications that address the following themes are encouraged (but not required): inclusive health and education; environmental justice and climate change; technology, democracy, and security; and migration, displacement, and refugees. We especially encourage applications for courses or modules that cover less commonly taught regions or countries in Asia.

While the grant does not support language classes, faculty from all other disciplines are welcome to apply. Proposed courses or modules may be in-person, online, or hybrid. Courses or modules must be offered at your current institution before the end of the 2024-25 academic year.

Award Categories:

  • Development of new module for 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

View grant criteria and definitions

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

The application deadline has passed. 

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 11:59pm PST

Questions? Contact Nick Gottschall, Managing Director of the South Asia Center, at 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 Course 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

Center for Southeast Asia and Its Diasporas

East Asia Center

South Asia Center