The China and Inner Asia Council of the AAS (CIAC) is soliciting
applications for awards of up to $2,000. Dissertation-level graduate
students and scholars with special interests in China or Inner Asia are
invited to submit proposals. Detailed information could be found at (http://www.asian-studies.org/grants/main.htm#CIAC).
The Harvard-Yenching Library is pleased to announce its Travel Grant Program for the 2013-2014 academic year. The purpose of the grant is to assist scholars from outside the metropolitan Boston area in their use of the Harvard-Yenching Library's collections for research. There will be 18 grants of $400 each (seven in Chinese studies, seven in Japanese studies, and four in Korean studies) to be awarded on a merit basis to faculty members and to graduate students engaged in dissertation research. Priority consideration will be given to those at institutions where there are no or few library resources in the East Asian languages, and no major East Asian library collections are available nearby. Each grantee also will be provided with the privilege of free photocopying of up to 100 sheets. Please note that the awards must be used before August 1, 2014.
Applications for the travel grant, including a letter, a brief description of the research topic, and an estimated budget, should be addressed to the following:
James K. M. Cheng
2 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: (617) 496-6008
The deadline for receiving applications is December 31, 2013.
The D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia offers several fellowships and grants for 2013-2014. Please find detailed information at their website (http://www.dkimfoundation.org/fellowships.html).
Fellowship Deadline: 2013-12-20
Date Submitted: 2013-09-23
Announcement ID: 206941
KCC Japan Education Exchange will award a graduate fellowship to a graduate student who has a record of teaching effectively about Japan, or who shows promise to do so in the future. There are no restrictions as to place of study or research in Japan, field of study or age of the applicant. Preference will be given to applicants who have documented interest in Japanese studies, which could include (but is not limited to) the arts, culture, education, language, history, journalism, or business. Preference will be given to applicants who provide written confirmation of their research or study site in Japan. Preference will also be given to applicants who have not yet conducted dissertation research in Japan. Applicants must have completed their qualifying examinations and advanced to candidacy; they must also demonstrate research level Japanese language competency.
Fellowship Amount is US$30,000.
The KCC Japan Education Exchange Graduate Fellowships Program was established in 1996 to support qualified graduate students for research or study in Japan. The purpose of the fellowship is to support future American educators who will teach more effectively about Japan. One fellowship of $30,000 will be awarded. Applicants may (but are not required to) affiliate with Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin) for award year, if selected.
Completed applications and all supporting materials must be submitted to the KCC Japan Education Exchange email address: email@example.com no later than December 20, 2013. For those documents that must be mailed, please send them to KCC Japan Education Exchange, 540 W Frontage Road, Suite 3335, Northfield, IL 60093.
Before sending the completed application form and supporting materials, an applicant should be certain that s/he meets all conditions for being a fellow. Applications that are not received by the deadline will not be eligible for consideration. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
Fellowships are for one academic year, nonrenewable, and are intended to cover both academic and living expenses. Fellowships carry a maximum stipend of $30,000. To be eligible, you must be a United States citizen at the time of application.
Department of Anthropology
Visit the website at http://www.kccjee.org/pages/program_pages/gradfellowshippage.htm
The Triangle Center for Japanese Studies is pleased to offer travel grants to scholars outside the Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill/Greensboro area to conduct Japan-related research at Triangle institutions using Japanese materials in the Duke Library <http://library.duke.edu/>, UNC's Ackland Art Museum <http://www.ackland.org/index.htm> or NCSU's Gregg Museum of Art and Design <http://www.ncsu.edu/gregg/>.
Duke's East Asian Collection <http://library.duke.edu/ias/eastasian/> consists of about 85,000 volumes in Japanese. The Japanese collection is focused on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and is especially strong in art history, Buddhism, history, labor, literature, popular culture (film, advertising and manga), women's studies and the Japanese colonial experience. We have a fairly comprehensive collection of Japanese databases, http://databases.library.duke.edu/content.php?pid=345478.
The Ackland Art Museum's collection <http://www.ackland.org/Collections/about-collection/index.htm> was built by Sherman Lee and is notable for Japanese paintings and sculpture.
NCSU's Gregg Museum of Art and Design <http://www.ncsu.edu/gregg/collections.html> holds textiles and ceramics while the NCSU libraries <http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/> have strong collections in design, landscape architecture and textiles.
GRANT AMOUNT: $750 to cover travel, hotel and photocopy expenses
PRIORITY GIVEN TO APPLICANTS:
* who document how their research will benefit from access to Japan-related materials in the Triangle and whose research will take advantage of our strengths
* who are located in the Southeast or at institutions which do not have easy access to comparable resources.
* Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. A total of ten awards will be made.
* Awards must be used and receipts submitted by August 15, 2013.
* Each recipient is required to submit a short summary of the research accomplished with the grant by August 15,2013.
Submit (email applications preferred) a brief description of your research topic, sources in the collection you plan to use, a brief curriculum vitae, and an estimated budget to Kristina Troost, firstname.lastname@example.org . If you have any questions, please contact
Dr. Kristina Troost
Head, East Asian Collection
Dept. of International and Area Studies