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UH Mānoa awarded $7 million in grants for Pacific Islands Studies and Asian Studies

CALL LATELY / Pacific Islands Studies and Asian Studies Centers awarded $7 million in grants

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded seven Title VI International Education grants from the U.S. Department of Education, keeping the campus among an elite group of American universities with a dominant presence in international studies, especially in the Asia and Pacific regions.

The seven awards, totaling $7 million over a four-year grant cycle (2022 – 2026), are:

● National Resource Center for East Asia
● National Resource Center for the Pacific Islands
● National Resource Center for Southeast Asia
● Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for East Asia
● Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for the Pacific Islands
● Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Southeast Asia
● National Foreign Language Resource Center

“UHM is at the forefront of education on and in Asia and the Pacific,” said UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno. “These competitive grants recognize our unparalleled strengths in instruction, research, and training in these critical areas. As a Minority Serving Institution, we draw diverse students into higher education, build their skills through our fine faculty and academic partnerships, and send our alumni into professional careers that connect Hawai’i and the U.S. to the Pacific and Asia. READ MORE

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