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Application Procedures

To apply for this award, faculty should submit a statement to Lee West (; samples of successful proposals can be found here: Sample 1 / Sample 2. Proposals should not exceed two pages in length, which includes the following:

1) A description of the proposed curricular innovation, including:

2) An explanation of how the award funds are expected to be used (e.g., $2,000 to an assistant to work on the course syllabus; $1,000 to fund travel for external speakers, etc.)

3) A statement of your learning objectives and expected impact of the course or project on undergraduate students.

4) In addition to this statement, applicants should attach the following:


Applications for the 2019 awards are now closed. A call for 2020 applications will be made in spring 2020. Faculty whose proposals are selected for funding will be notified prior to winter quarter, followed by a public announcement and funding disbursement. Please contact Lee West ( with any questions.