The Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery welcome applications for the Anne van Biema Fellowship for research on Japanese visual art. The successful candidate will gain access to the world-class library and archival collections as well as the unmatched opportunity for collections-based study in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. This award is intended for scholars at the post-doctoral and senior levels for periods ranging from two to nine months.
Application materials for 2015-16 The Nippon Foundation Fellows program at the Inter-University Center for Japanese studies in Yokohama are now available on their website, here. The University of Chicago currently has seven students attending IUC, three of whom received the Nippon Foundation Fellowship. This program has been so successful over the last 3 years that The Nippon Foundation would like to expand it. In addition to Ph.D.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Blakemore Freeman Fellowships and Refresher Grants. The submission deadline is December 30, 2014.
The Institute of International Education is now accepting applications for the Confucius China Studies Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship. The deadline is January 29, 2015 for awards starting in the fall of 2015. The Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) Fellowship offers generous funding to students in doctoral programs at U.S. institutions who are pursuing China-related research across a broad range of fields in the arts, education, humanities and social sciences. Successful applicants will be supported for a period of at least six months to up to two years as they pursue research at one of 15 designated universities in China. 60 grants will be available in 2015.
The AAS Northeast Asia Council has a number of small grants available to support Japan and Korea-related research, workshops and conferences, acquisition of pedagogical materials, and inviting speakers from our Distinguished Speakers Bureau. The Fall grant deadline is October 1st. Please see the web pages below for further information.