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[ Peace Studies Course Development Grant Program ]

This grant program is made possible by generous donations from the Chastain-Johnston Middle East Endowment. The Peace Studies Program welcomes proposals relating to the development or enhancement of undergraduate or graduate courses in the following fields:

  • Middle East Studies.

Grants are provided in the amount of $1,000 to $3,000.

Course development support for courses relating to the Middle East is available. We encourage the development of courses that can be part of departmental or other established curricula. We encourage courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Support can range from $1000 (to develop a Middle East Studies infusion into or component for an existing course) to $3000 (to develop a new course). In addition to stipend support, faculty may request funds for the University's purchase of materials necessary for the course (e.g., slides, films, books).

It is expected that courses developed through this program will be offered within three semesters of the semester in which support is provided and, generally, will be offered at least twice over the next six years. Normally, new courses developed through this program will be proposed for inclusion in the curriculum through the standard process at the College and University level within three semesters of the semester in which support is provided.

Please submit your requests to the Director of Peace studies. Proposals will be reviewed by the Executive Committee of Peace Studies. Proposals should include the following information:

  1. Narrative of the course to be developed, including its level (lower-division, upper-division, graduate),
  2. Curriculum Vitae of person proposing the course development,
  3. Letter of support from department chair or program director,
  4. Term for which the support is sought: Summer, Fall, Spring.



 Last Modified 11/8/16