Association for Asian Studies, Inc. (AAS) / China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC):
AAS CIAC Small Grants

  • Fund Type: Grant. Residential: No. Eligibility: Unrestricted/Multiple Eligibility; Applicants must be AAS members, but there are no citizenship requirements. Junior and independent scholars, adjunct faculty, and dissertation-level graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Graduate students must include a letter of support from their dissertation advisor, without which the application will not be considered.
  • Award: $2,000
  • Deadline: 2/1/2010
  • Details: Small grants are available to scholars with special interests in China or Inner Asia. Applications are specifically encouraged in the following areas: 1. Curriculum development at the college or secondary level 2. Conferences and seminars: organization of small conferences and seminars away from major centers of Chinese studies; travel expenses for scholars from isolated institutions to speak at major centers; travel expenses for junior faculty from isolated institutions to attend seminars at major centers; and funding for dissertation-level graduate students to attend colloquia, workshops, and seminars related to their fields 3. Short research trips for dissertation-level graduate students, and for scholars at non-research institutions, to travel to major libraries and collections in North America and Taiwan 4. Specialist or regional newsletters or websites disseminating important information to their respective fields 5. Translations of scholarly books and articles 6. Collaborative projects in which the grant will facilitate communication and limited travel by scholars working on a common project in Taiwan and North America.
  • Keywords: Asia, Far East, Asian Studies, Chinese language, literature, curriculum development, translation

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