Fellowships and Grants: August 11, 2014

          The Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2015-2018 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2013) in humanities or allied social sciences.  FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; Race and/or Ethnicity Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000.  For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sf  
Application deadline: October 1, 2014

          The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The Abe Fellowship Program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics.
          Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research in the social sciences and related fields relevant to any of the following three themes:

  • Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Security and Diplomacy
  • Global and Regional Economic Issues
  •  Social and Cultural Issues

          Research projects should be policy relevant, contemporary, and comparative or transnational. Terms of the fellowship are flexible and are designed to meet the needs of Japanese and American researchers at different stages in their careers. The program provides Abe Fellows with a minimum of three and maximum of 12 months of full-time support over a 24 month period. Part-time residence abroad in the United States or Japan is required. This competition is open to citizens of the United States and Japan as well as to nationals of other countries who can demonstrate a serious, long-term affiliation with research communities in the United States or Japan. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the terminal degree in their field, or equivalent professional experience at the time of application. Applications from researchers in professions other than academia are encouraged. Deadline is Sept 1st, 2014 5PM (EST). For further information and to apply, go to: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship/.

          The Hakuho Foundation is now accepting applications for the 10th Hakuho  Japanese Research Fellowship.  The research period will be September 1, 2015-August 31, 2016 (6 months or 12 months), and the application deadline is October 31st, 2014. The receiving organizations are:
          International Research Center for Japanese Studies
          Kyoto University
          National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
          Ochanomizu University
          Ritsumeikan University (NEW)
          Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
          Waseda University

For more information please visit: http://www.hakuhodo.co.jp/foundation/english/program