Course Development Grant Competition


The Provost’s Office General Education Course Enhancement Grant Competition is designed to promote the ongoing enhancement of UConn’s General Education curriculum. Every year we seek proposals for interesting or innovative revised or new general education courses. The call for proposals occurs in September with a submission deadline in November. Last year (AY 2018-19), four exciting proposals were selected out of eleven received.

Congratulations to our Winning Proposals for 2019-20

César Abadía-Barrero – HRTS 2xxx Human Rights and Social Movements (CA2, CA4, W)
Peter C. Baldwin – HIST 2xxxW History of Technology in America (CA1, CA3, W)
Thomas Bontly – PHIL 3xxx Philosophical Issues in Global Climate Change (EL)
Anke Finger – CLCS 2xxx Media Literacy and Data Ethics(LCL) (CA1, CA4)
Mitchell Green – PHIL 110x Philosophy and the Environment (CA1, EL)

Fall 2020-21 Competition Documents (coming September 2020)
Proposal Template
Budget Form

2020 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: TBD (November, 2020)

Reporting Documents for Winners (for reference):
Final Report Template

Winners of Previous Competitions


2018-19   |   2017-18   |   2016-17   |   2015-16 (*none)

2014-15   |   2013-14   |   2012   |   2011   |  2010

2009   |   2008     |     2007   |   2006   |   2005   |   2004


*Note: The grant competition was not run in 2015-16 in order to await the results of the General Education Task Force’s review of all general education at UConn.