United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia: Institutional Grants Program

Deadline: 31 October 2016

The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (United Board) is currently inviting applications for its Institutional Grants Program with an aim to promote whole person education in the tradition of the liberal arts colleges and universities in Asia.

Whole person education addresses the varied academic, professional, personal, and spiritual needs of students. It empowers students for their own personal and professional growth, and nurtures a sense of responsibility that encourages them to apply their knowledge in the service of others

Proposals that can show direct benefit to academic staff, enrich the teaching–learning process, and build the capacity of Asian institutions to design and deliver whole person education in innovative and effective ways.

Themes and Activities

  • Leadership Development for Higher Education
  • Faculty Development for Enhanced Teaching, Learning, and Research
  • Campus-Community Partnerships
  • Culture and Religion in Asia

Funding Information

Institutional grant awards typically range from US$5,000 to US$25,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Colleges and universities that have received a grant from the United Board in the past five years (since 2012) are eligible to apply for institutional grants.
  • The project must benefit the higher education institution as whole, not just specific individuals.
  • The project must be consistent with the United Board’s mission to advance whole person education and must fall within one of the program areas of the United Board.

How to Apply

The full proposal, including all relevant materials, should be compiled and submitted as attachments to ONE email sent at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries

  • Northeast Asia: China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea
  • Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Timor-Leste
  • South Asia: India

For more information, please visit Institutional Grants Program.

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