Fellowships and Grants: January 12, 2015

             The National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Fellowships provide graduate students with up to $30,000 to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. For a complete list of eligible languages, click here. For more information, please visit http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship. You may schedule an advising with Ms. Jessica Smith at jessicasmith@uchicago.edu, and it is also recommended that you attend the Boren Writing Workshop on Jan 15th.

          The Institute of International Education is happy to announce that the application deadline for the Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship has been extended to Thursday, February 12, 2015 for awards beginning in the fall of 2015. The CCSP Fellowship provides generous funding for doctoral students in the Arts, Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences who are specializing in the study of China. Awards range from a minimum of 6 months to up to 2 years. The Fellowship is open to both U.S. citizens and international students (although citizens of China will not be eligible.) More information can be found at: www.iie.org/ccsp.

           The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University is pleased to announce the 2015 prize honoring the life and work of our colleague, Kyoko Selden. The prize will pay homage to the finest achievements in Japanese literature, thought, and society through the medium of translation. he winning translations will be published online at The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus<http://www.japanfocus.org/>. For more information please visit http://www.lrc.cornell.edu/asian.