Grants, Awards and Fellowships: April 11, 2016

UChicagoGRAD and the Center for Scholarly Advancement are pairing up to offer a week of programming to draw awareness to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and help students get an early start on the 2017-2018 application cycle. The internal deadline for graduate students to apply through the University is September 19, 2016.

Monday, April 11:
General Information Session for Study/Research Grants: 12-1pm in HM 145
General Information Session for Study/Research Grants: 5-6pm in HM 150 (This session  is geared towards College students, but graduate students are welcome to attend)

Tuesday, April 12:
GUEST Presentation Fulbright Information Session (all awards): 12-1pm in HM 284 — with Special Guest, Sarah Gleisner, Manager of Fulbright Student Services, IIE Chicago.
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships: 5-6pm in HM 284 — with Special Guest, 2016-17 UChicago Fulbright ETA Scholar, James Kiselik.

Thursday, April 14:
Making Affiliations Abroad for Fulbright: 12-1pm in HM 284 – with Special Guests, Anne Villumsen, Advisor and Program Coordinator, Denmark-America Foundation & Fulbright Commission; Katarzyna Batorski, Director of Global Engagement and Chief of Staff, Global Engagement Office; and current undergraduate/graduate Fulbright Fellows.
Fulbright Alumni Panel: 5-6pm in HM 284 – with Faculty, Alumni, and current students reflect on their Fulbright experience and application process.

For more information, please visit: https://ccsa.uchicago.edu/current-undergraduate-students-and-alumni/workshops-and-information-sessions


The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies sponsors an annual prize of $250.00 awarded for the best University of Chicago B.A. thesis dealing with topics related to East Asia (China, Japan and Korea). Starting in 2009, one prize will be awarded to a paper in the area of humanities and one in the area of social sciences.  Preference will be provided to papers utilizing original source materials in an East Asian language. This prize is named in honor of Asada Eiji, the recipient of the first Ph.D. degree awarded by the University of Chicago in 1893. Professor Asada went on to enjoy an illustrious career at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Deadline for submissions is 3:00 PM CST on FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016

For more information, please visit: https://ceas.uchicago.edu/page/asada-eiji-ba-thesis-prize


Cambridge University’s Department of East Asian Studies is offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in Modern East Asian History. The funds for this post are available for one year, until August 31, 2017 in the first instance (with a possible short-term extension depending on funding). Applicants are invited to apply for fixed-term full-time posts as Research Associates to the ERC-funded project, The Dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the Struggle for Legitimacy in Postwar East Asia, 1945-1965 to start on or after September 1, 2016.  Applicants are encouraged to look at the project website (www.warcrimesandempire.com) and contact the project director, Dr Barak Kushner, bk284@cam.ac.uk, ahead of time. The closing date for applications is May 6, 2016.

For more information, please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52790


Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the year 2016-2017. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year or one term with the possibility of extension for an additional year. The starting date of the visit should not be later than four years after receipt of the Doctoral Degree; the fellow must hold a valid Doctoral Degree no later than October 2016. The deadline has been extened: Applicants should submit one hard copy and an electronic copy- in one file- of their application to the address below, no later than May 3, 2016.

For more information, please visit: https://networks.h-net.org/node/20904/discussions/119703/louis-frieberg-...

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