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Student Faculty Fellows Program:  Zheya Gai
Grants of up to $46,000 to support projects in Asia for students and their faculty mentors

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Program:  Chris Herrick
Grants of $40,000/year in partial support for the hiring of a teaching fellow for one or two years

Embodied Learning Program:  Bill Gorvine
Grants of up to $10,000 to support the invitation of an experienced practitioner of an Asian art or cultural practice to one or more ASIANetwork campuses for a period of residency. 

Speakers Bureau:  Rob Dayley
Grants of $1,500 for member colleges to host a speaker from the bureau

Enhancing Asian Studies & the Consultant Program: Steve Udry
Serves ASIANetwork member institutions seeking advice on ways to strengthen the study of Asia on their campuses or seeking consultants to conduct program assessment or review.

ASIANetwork Exchange:  Ron Green & Sue Bergeron
Peer-reviewed, open-access journal publishing current research and pedagogical essays

ASIANetwork Book Series @ Lever Press:  Lisa Trivedi & Erin McCarthy
ASIANetwork’s new open-access book series

Student Video Challenge: Hiroaki Kawamura
Multimedia Collaboration between Asian and U.S. Undergraduates

Marianna McJimsey Student Paper Competition:  Ron Green & Sue Bergeron
The annual prize recognizes the best undergraduate student paper dealing with Asia. 

Fulbright Taiwan:  Randall Nadeau
Consortium for Study Abroad in Taiwan

Japan Study @ Earlham College: Dyron Dabney
Linking Japan and the United States Through Educational Exchange

ASIANetwork Emerging Projects

Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies:  Karen Kingsbury
Provides avenues of understanding Asia and the Asian diaspora for our students and our broader communities.

Blackness in Asia: Vince Gaddis
Focuses on the academic study of the lived experience of Blackness in Asia, its depiction in Asian Studies, and the work of African American and other Black scholars of Asia.

AIACHE (All India Association for Christian Higher Education): Dan Choffnes
Facilitates faculty and student exchange, both virtual and in-person, and other collaborative projects through a newly launched inter-consortial academic relationship.