Grants, Awards, and Fellowships: February 8, 2016

The Institute of International Education is now accepting applications for summer 2016 Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA). The award for summer study is eligible for up to $3000, Fall or Spring semester study is eligible for up to $5000, and an entire Academic year of study is eligible for up to $7000. It is designed to support US-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or South East Asia. The student deadline for summer 2016 is March 1st, and the adviser deadline is March 8. The Freeman Foundation’s generous support for the relaunch of Freeman-ASIA builds on prior grants to IIE that funded more than 4,500 American undergraduates in Asia from 2001 to 2014.

For the full listing, please visit: https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/110136/freeman-asia-scholarship-study-abroad


The Johns Hopkins University Program in East Asian Studies invites applications for the 2016-2018 Japan Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies for one fellow, who will be appointed to a two-year term beginning on July 1, 2016 and ending on June 30, 2018. This position is open to recent Ph.D. recipients in the fields of anthropology, film and media studies, literature, religion, sociology, and women’s studies. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their research agenda, a writing sample, curriculum vitae, sample course syllabus, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on February 29th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

For the full listing, please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52516


TWO OPPORTUNITIES at Washington University in St. Louis
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in pre-modern Chinese literature to begin in August 2016. The course load will be four courses over two semesters. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in premodern Chinese literature by the start of the appointment, should be no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. 

For the full listing, please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52531

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in Korean literature and culture to begin in August 2016.  The course load will be four courses over two semesters. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Korean literature or a related field by the start of the appointment, should be no more than three years beyond receipt of their doctorate, and should be able to demonstrate prior successful teaching experience, as well as evidence of an active research agenda. 

For the full listing, please visit: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52532

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or both fellowships: Application review will begin March 15th, 2016.


Warwick University is offing travel bursaries of up to £50 in order to attract graduate students and early career researchers to a half-day conference 'Crossroads of Asia: Travel Narratives to Ayutthaya (Siam) from European, Chinese and Persian Sources', which takes place at Warwick University on April 27th, 2016. Please send a CV and cover letter to the organizers.

For the full listing, please visit: https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/110921/travel-bursaries-offered-crossroads-asia-travel-narratives

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