Grants, Fellowships, and Awards: May 2, 2016

5/2–This week's Grants, Awards, and Fellowships includes postings from the Coordinating Council for Women in History, Center for Japanese Studies at the University of California–Berkeley, Trinity College–Dublin and Fudan University.


The Coordinating Council for Women in History and the Berkshire Conference of Women’s History Graduate Student Fellowship is a $1000 award to a graduate student completing a dissertation in a History Department. The award is intended to support either a crucial stage of research or the final year of writing. The applicant must be a CCWH member; must be a graduate student in history in a U.S. institution; must have passed to A.B.D. status by the time of application; may specialize in any field of history; may hold this award and others simultaneously; and need not attend the award ceremony to receive the award. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2016.

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With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017, with the possibility of a one-year extension. The Fellowship is intended to foster the academic careers of recent Ph.D.'s, providing time to pursue their research along with the opportunity to take part in regular events and workshops offered by the Centers for Japanese and Buddhist Studies. Fellows will teach one course per year and deliver a public lecture on their research as part of the Center for Japanese Studies Colloquium Series. The base salary provided is $46,000 with health benefits but this may increase depending on teaching experience. In addition, the fellow will be provided with shared office space and library privileges, as well as a $2000 conference travel and research fund. All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be saved as PDF and emailed to cjs@berkeley.edu on or before May 15, 2016.

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Scholarships are available for the MPhil in Chinese Studies at Trinity College Dublin, and applications are open for September 2016. Our Master's degree in Chinese Studies seeks to develop students’ in-depth knowledge and understanding of China in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries within a comparative, global context. We approach the study of China from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including modern Chinese history and thought, politics and governance, language, society and culture.

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Fudan University is offering a 4-week summer session that offers 18 content courses and 3 Chinese language courses at different levels. Since Fudan University is an exchange partner with the University of Chicago, there are a number of full tuition scholarships available. The scholarships are not limited to students on financial aid; all students are eligible. If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please contact Lauren Schneider at lschneider12@uchicago.edu.

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