Faculty Funding Opportunities

AAS NEAC Korean Studies Grants
Sponosor: Association for Asian Studies Northeast Asia Council and the Korea Foundation
Open to: U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and institutional applicants must be located within the U.S.
Description: Offers several different grants all designed to assist the research of individual scholars based in North America to improve the quality of teaching about Korea on both the college and precollege levels, and to integrate the study of Korea into the major academic disciplines. 

Asia Project Grants
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) conferred prior to September 28, 2003 whose most recent supported leave concluded prior to July 1, 2003.
Description: Support for six to twelve consecutive months of full-time research in the humanities and humanities-related social-sciences. 

ACLS Fellowship Program
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) conferred prior to September 28, 2003 whose most recent supported leave concluded prior to July 1, 2003.
Description: Support for six to twelve consecutive months of full-time research in the humanities and humanities-related social-sciences. 

American Research in the Humanities in China
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: U.S. citizens and permanent residents who have lived in the United States continuously for at least three years and who have Ph.D. or equivalent.
Description: Monthly stipend and travel allowance for support of four to twelve months of research in the People's Republic of China. 

Blakemore Freeman Foundation Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Sponsor:
The Blakemore Foundation
Open to: American citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. who have a college degree and who plan to use an Asian language in their career.
Description: Award funds a year of study at the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan, the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei, the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing and other approved programs in Southeast Asia.

CCK Fellowships for Ph.D. Dissertations and Post-doctoral Grants
Sponsor:
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF)
Open to: Doctoral candidates and scholars who have received their doctorates within two years of their application; must be legal permanent residents of the U.S.
Description: Awards for pre-doctoral grants and post-doctoral grants.

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: Advanced assistant professors and untenured associate professors in the humanities and related social sciences.
Description: Fellowship supporting an academic year of research plus an additional summer's research (if justified).

Collaborative Research Grants
Sponsor:
J. Paul Getty Trust
Open to: Teams of two or more art historians, or of one or more art historians together with one or more scholars from other disciplines.
Description: Grants for collaborative, interpretive research projects that offer new explanations of art and its history; grants also fund research in preparation for scholarly exhibitions.

Fellowships and Faculty Research Awards
Sponsor:
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Open to: Faculty and staff members of colleges, universities, primary and secondary schools; independent scholars and writers; applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals who have been living in the U.S. for at least three years.
Description: Awards supporting full-time, advanced research in the humanities.

Fellowships for Korean Language Training
Sponsor:
Korea Foundation
Open to: Graduate students majoring or minoring in Korea-related sudjects for M.A. or Ph.D. degrees; Faculty members and reserachers who are engaged in teaching or reserach activities at universities or research institutes; professionals in a cultural/artistic profession related to Korea (e.g. museum curator, librarians, government officials in charge of Korean affairs, etc.)
Description: Fellowships designed to enhance competency in Korean among overseas Korean Studies scholars, graduate students, and professionals in Korea-related fields.

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: Humanists at degree-granting academic institutions in the U.S. who have begun their first tenured contracts by the application deadline but began them no earlier than the fall 2001 semester or quarter.
Description: Fellowships support an academic year of residence at one of the national residential research centers participating in the program.

Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program
Sponsor:
Council for International Exchange Scholars (CIES)
Open to: Applicants must be a U.S. citizens, have a Ph.D. of equivalent professional terminal degree at time of application, college of university teaching experience at the level and in the field of proposed lecturuing activity as specified in the award description.
Description: The Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program comprises approximately forty distinguished lecturing, distinguished research and distinguished lecturing/research awards ranging from three to 12 months. Awards in the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates should be eminent scholars and have a significant publication and teaching record.

Fulbright International Education Administrators Program (IEA)
Sponsor:
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Open to: International education professionals and senior university administrators with significant responsibility for international programs and activites; applicants must be U.S. citizens and should have at least three years work experience in international education.
Description: The seminars are designed to introduce participants to the society, culture and higher education systems of program countries (Germany, Korea, Japan) through campus visits, meetings with foreign colleagues and government officials, attendance at cultural events and briefings on education.

Fulbright New Century Scholars Program
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Open to: For academic applicants, a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in relevent field.
Description: Thirty top academics and professionals from the U.S. and abroad collaborate for a year on a topic of global significance.

Fulbright Scholar Program
Sponsor: Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Open to: U.S. citizens holding a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree and having college or university teaching experience at the level and in the field of the proposed lecturing activity.
Description: Awards allowing U.S. faculty professionals to lecture, conduct research, and participate in seminars in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Fulbright Senior Specialists Program
Sponsor:
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
Open to: Faculty and professionals who hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree and have at least five years experience in their field.
Description: Awards support short-term academic opportunities (two to six weeks), providing international economy fare, approved travel expenses, and a honorarium.

IEAS Fellows Program
Sponsor:
Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), University of California, Berkeley
Open to: Mid-career professionals in the fields of business, law, government, industry, and other public institutions.
Description: Program enables fellows to pursues independent research, audit classes, attend IEAS lectures, seminars, and colloquia, and interact with Berkeley East Asian scholars.

Intellectual Exchanges Invitation Program
Sponsor: Korea Foundation
Open to: Overseas scholars of international distinction and distinguished individuals from abroad in the areas of politics, economy, and society.
Description: Program invites distinguished individuals to Korea to visit relevant Korean organizations and participate in academic and cultural events; program subsidizes round-trip airfare and hotel accomodations.

International Affairs Faculty Grant
Sponsor:
Office of International Affairs
Open to: OSU faculty
Description: The purpose of the Office of International Affairs faculty grant competition is to promote the understanding of foreign countries, cultures, and peoples through academic study. Grants will be given for projects that explore the languages, cultures, arts, politics, economy, or socio-demographic aspects of a foreign region. Proposals addressing global issues are also eligible if these issues are explored in a regional context. This includes, for example, proposals about public health, public policy, and climate change. International Affairs grants can be used to support two types of activities: research projects or student programs.

International Research Center for Japanese Studies - Visiting Research Scholar
Sponsor: International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Open to: Researchers of any nationality who are under 65 years of age and are living outside of Japan.
Description: The International Research Center for Japanese Studies seeks to promote comprehensive, international, and interdisciplinary research on Japanese culture, and to foster cooperation among researchers in Japanese studiesworldwide.The Visiting Research Scholar will be free to carry out his/her individual research, but must join in at least one team research project.The Visiting Research Scholar will contribute at least one article to either of the Center's two periodical publications, "Nihon Kenkyu" (in Japanese) or "Japan Review" (in European languages). Submission is expected during the visitor's stay at the Center or after his/her return to his/her home country.

James Henry Breasted Prize
Sponsor:
American Historical Association (AHA)
Open to: Faculty
Description: The James Henry Breasted Prize is offered for the best book in English in any field of history prior to 1000 AD in a four year cycle. The prize will rotate annually among (a) Near East and Egypt; (b) Far East and South Asia; (c) Africa, North America and Latin America; and (d) Europe.

Kokugakuin University Visiting Researcher Program
Sponsor:
Kokugakuin University
Open to: Applicants must be scholars or researchers engaged in professional research in a field dealing broadly with Japanese culture. It is anticipated that successful applicants will be between 30 and about 55 years of age. Applicants should possess sufficient command of the Japanese or English languages to facilitate everyday communication and life in Japan. Applicants without previous or adequate Japanese language ability may be required to take courses in Japanese language during their stay, as a means of deepening their understanding of Japanese culture. Applicants may not hold a fellowship from another institution during the period of their Kokugakuin grant.
Description: Toward the promotion of international academic communication and exchange, and in hopes of stimulating the development of research and education both in Japan and abroad, Kokugakuin University hereby administers a program of support for visiting scholars wishing to pursue research in fields related to Japanese culture. Applications are invited from foreign scholars and researchers at universities and research institutions outside Japan, who wish to undertake research at Kokugakuin under the guidelines of the "Visiting Researcher Program."

K.P. Tin Visiting Fellowship in Chinese Education
Sponsor:
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education
Open to: Faculty; citizenship unrestricted.
Description: Award supports academic activities conducive to the development of education in China; covers basic expenses and accommodation for the period of stay in Hong Kong, through train fare between Guangzhou and Hong Kong, and return train fare between the visitor's institution and Guangzhou (if necessary).

Korean Studies Workshop for Educators
Sponsor: Korea Foundation
Open to: Classroom teachers and educational administrators.

Matthew Linton Visiting Fellowship in Mathematics Education
Sponsor:
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education
Open to: Faculty
Description: Fellowship designed to support academic exchange activities with scholars in the area of mathematics education in China; award covers through train fare between Guangzhou and Hong Kong, an honorarium to be determined by the Dean, and out-patient care at the University Health Clinic.

Mellon Fellowships for Assistant Professors
Sponsor:
Institute for Advanced Study
Open to: Assistant professors in areas represented in the School of Historical Studies (Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe, the Islamic world, East Asian studies, the history of art, and modern international relations), provided at the time of their arrival they will have served at least two and not more than four years as assistant professors in institutions of higher learning in the United States or Canada and provided they can return to their institution
Description: Support for six to twelve consecutive months of full-time research in the humanities and humanities-related social-sciences.

Mershon Center Faculty Grants
Sponsor:
Mershon Center
Open to: OSU faculty
Description: The Mershon Center for International Security Studies seeks applications from Ohio State University faculty for grants to support projects related to the study of national security in a global context. Junior faculty members are especially encouraged to apply. Faculty projects may involve travel, research, seminars, conferences, interviews, laboratory experiments, graduate student assistance, and policy-relevant workshops.

Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for Scholarly Exchange
Open to: Principal organizer must be affiliated with a university or research institution and hold a Ph.D.
Description: Award supports planning of meetings, workshops/seminars, and/or conferences leading to publication of scholarly volumes.

Onwel Visiting Fellowship in Education
Sponsor:
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education
Open to: Faculty
Description: Award enables fellows to visit the Faculty of Education for a period of up to one month to deliver lectures and conduct seminars and workshops related to the field of education in Hong Kong.

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Sponsor: J. Paul Getty Trust
Open to: Holders of recent Ph.D.s in art history (or in other fields, if the holder's research promises to contribute substantially to the understanding of art and its history).
Description: Non-residential fellowships providing a stipend for a twelve-month period.

Research Grants
Sponsor:
American Council of Learned Societies
Open to: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF)
Description: Grants for research, generally not awarded for more than three years ; research focusing on the political, social, economic, and cultural development of Taiwan is especially encouraged; priority given to collaborative projects within institutions in Taiwan.

Senior Scholar Grants
Sponsor:
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF)
Open to: Full professors on sabbatical leave
Description: Grants assist senior scholars in research and writing for one year, supplementing their sabbatical pay.

Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund
Sponsor:
The British Academy
Open to: Residents of the U.K., the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands who are seeking support for post-doctoral research.
Description: Grant for research on the antiquities, historical geography, early history, or arts of those parts of Asia which come within the sphere of the ancient civilizations of India, China, and Iran.

Summer Stipends
Sponsor:
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Open to: Faculty and staff members of colleges, universities, and primary and secondary schools; independent scholars and writers.
Description: Award for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing.

Travel Grants
Sponsor:
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF)
Open to: Assistant, associate, and full professors.
Description: Grants to help fund the presentation of papers at conferences on subjects relating to Chinese studies; for travel and hotel costs not covered by the conference organizer.

Travel Grants to East Asian Libraries
Description: Various awards that support the use of East Asian libraries.

Unsolicited Grants
Sponsor:
United States Institute of Peace
Open to: Non-profit organizations and individuals.
Description: One to two-year awards.

Walter O. Spofford, Jr. Memorial Internship
Sponsor:
Association for Asian Studies
Open to: AAS members; dissertation level graduate students, junior or senior independent scholars, and adjunct faculty are especially encouraged to apply. 

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