History and Philosophy

701 Pray Harrold

Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Phone: 734.487.1018

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Promote Active Learning Around Civic Education

Do you have an idea for a teaching strategy or curricular project that promotes active learning around civic education and citizen engagement, but need support to make this happen?

In 2022, the Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur Institute for Civic Education was initiated to prepare Eastern Michigan University students for the intellectual demands of democratic participation through critical inquiry and engagement in History and other Social Studies disciplines. To that end, the Upshur Institute is pleased to offer grants up to $6000 for the 2024-2025 academic year. All Eastern Michigan University employees are eligible for these awards. To be eligible for consideration, application materials must be received by March 15, 2024.


Direct questions to Upshur Institute Director, Brigid Beaubien, PhD.

Dates and Deadlines

All application materials must be received by March 15, 2024, 11:59 p.m. to be considered. Submit all materials online. Applicants will receive notification if they have been given an award Friday, April 15, 2024. Funds must be used by June 30, 2025.

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