Grants, Awards and Fellowships: January 19, 2016

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications from graduate students currently enrolled in a fulltime Master’s or PhD programs at a university in the United States for consideration for the award of Asian Graduate Student Fellowship. These fellowships are made possible under the auspices of the Luce Foundation and are meant for Humanities or Social Sciences graduate students working on Southeast Asian topics. The fellowship will allow the recipient to be based at NUS for an ‘in residence fellowship’ for a period of eight (8) weeks. The aim is to enable graduate students to make full use of the wide range of resources held in the libraries of NUS and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Candidates are expected to be actively involved in the Asian Graduate Student Fellowship Program. Candidates are expected to make a presentation on their work at the “Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies” at the end of the Fellowship program. The fellowship will commence on 23 May 2016.

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The European Research Council (ERC)  project   Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering  Post-Docs, PhDs and Visiting PhD's fellowships beginning in  October 2016-17 for outstanding candidates fluent in Chinese, Arabic and Persian (at least one of the above) and with a sound knowledge of the history of the Mongol Empire. For details about the fellowships (eligibility, value etc.) please visit

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Wabash College, with the support of the ASIANetwork-Luce Foundation Teaching Fellow Program, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Asian History beginning July 1, 2016. This position is designed for those who have completed a Ph.D. or other terminal degree within the last three years from a North American university in any area of Asian history. Applicants who are ABD will be considered, provided that they have a scheduled defense date prior to the beginning of the fellowship year as confirmed by their graduate advisor. The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Responsibilities include attending New Faculty Orientation in early August, teaching three courses over two semesters, delivering one public lecture, participating in the intellectual and cultural life of the College, especially in relation to the Asian Studies Program, mentoring students, and pursuing research or other scholarly or creative projects. The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will work closely with faculty mentors during the fellowship year. For the full listing, please visit:

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context" at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for up to four doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2016/17.

The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. It further supports scholarship holders in framing their research through advanced courses as well as individual supervision and mentoring. Half of the scholarships are reserved for young scholars from Asia.

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The School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield would like to invite applications for postgraduate scholarships for 2016/17 entry with start dates from 1 October 2016. For a the full listing and types of scholarships avaliable, please see