Institutional Funding Opportunities

Asia Project Grants
Sponsor:
Henry Luce Foundation
Open to: Grants are limited to the humanities and social sciences and are typically for longer-term programs or projects that respond to critial needs in the field of Asian studies. Most awards are made to colleges, universities and organizations based in the United States.
Description: Grants typically supporting research, creation of new scholarly and public resources, and the exchange of ideas and information between Americans and Asians.

Conference/Seminar/Workshop Grants
Sponsor:
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
Open to: Support for conferences and/or workshops on specific subjects related to the Foundation's goals and objectives.
Description: Support for six to twelve consecutive months of full-time research in the humanities and humanities-related social-sciences.

Dispatch of Korean Studies Professors
Sponsor: Korea Foundation
Open to: Overseas universities are eligible for the program if they have offered Korean Studies courses or conducted related research.
Description: To assist overseas universities in expanding their selection of Korean Studies courses, the Foundation recruits and dispatches selected Korean Studies professors, lecturers and instructors in subject areas specified by the universities.

Distribution of Resouces for Korean Studies
Sponsor:
Korea Foundation
Open to: Universities, national and public libraries, research institutes, museums, and other art and cultural organizations.
Description: To encourage overseas Korea studies and to introduce Korea, the Foundation provides overseas universities, national and public libraries, major policy research institutes, and cultural and art institutions with printed, audiovisual, and multimedia materials published in Korea and abroad in Korean and foreign languages.

Establishment of Professorships
Sponsor:
Korea Foundation
Open to: Overseas universities that have built a substantial basis for long-term development of Korean Studies are eligible for support under the program.
Description: The Foundation supports the establishment of Korean Studies and Korean language professorships at overseas universities that have demonstrated a strong commitment to the field. The Foundation provides financial assistance in the form of either a tenure track position or an endowed chair. The Foundation normally subsidizes salaries for newly established Korean Studies professorships for three years. In some cases, however, support can be extended for a further two years.

Institutional Enhancement
Sponsor:
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
Open to: Academic institutions
Description: Academic institutions are invited to apply for support to improve and strengthen their Chinese studies programs in the humanities and social sciences. Priority will be given to institutions that already have graduate or undergraduate program in Chinese Studies. The grants for new teaching positions are usually given for no more than three years. Matching-funds from the sponsoring institutes are strongly recommended. They many include salary and fringe benefits for a three year period. Other forms of Institutional Enhancement may include one-year subsidies for visiting professors or summer programs. Based on the allocation of available funds, grants for library acquisitions, exchanging faculty or research fellows will also be considered. The Foundation does not fund library acquisitions other than those related to the establishment of new teaching positions.

Support for Korean Studies Program
Sponsor: Korea Foundation
Open to: Korean Studies centers affiliated with universities or related institutes and organizations are eligible for support under the program.
Description: The Foundation sponsors various activities and programs carried out by Korean Studies centers affiliated with universities and other organizations. This includes support for the organization of workshops, public lectures, conferences and other activities on Korean art and culture.

Support for Overseas Museums
Sponsor:
Korea Foundation
Open to: Foreign museums with significant collections of Korean relics or artworks
Description: Support For the Establishment of Korean Galleries, Support For Korea Related Exhibitions and Cultural Programs, Workshop for Korean-Art curators, Dispatch of curators specializing in Korea to overseas museums.

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

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