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                                            Center for East Asian Studies
                                                          Graduate and Post-Graduate
                                                           Funding Opportunities For
                                                        Students in East Asian Studies
East Asia Fellowships through CEAS
          Name                                       Summary & Eligibility                           Application                          Contact Info
                                              (see website listed for more details)                   Deadline
Ichiro & Toyoko              CEAS awards one yearly fellowship covering participation in the         February      Center for East Asian Studies, Advisor
Matsudaira Memorial          Japan-America Student Conference. The JASC is an educational                          333 Ingraham Hall
Award Fund                   and cultural exchange program for university students (from                           Phone: (608) 262-3643
                             freshmen to Ph.D. candidates) from the US and                                         Email:
                             Japan. Approximately 40 students from each country spend an                           Web:
                             intense month living, traveling, and studying together with the aim
                             of better understanding each other's cultures and societies. The                      Japan-American Student Conference
                             locales alternate yearly in the US and Japan. Candidates submit                       2nd Floor, 606 18th Street, N.W.
                             applications directly to JASC, and submit an additional complete                      Washington, DC 20006
                             copy to the Center for East Asian Studies.                                            Phone: (202) 289-4231          Fax: (202) 789-8265
                                                                                                                   Email:       Web:
Chinese Language             CEAS accepts applications for one-year Chinese Cultural                 February      Center for East Asian Studies, Advisor
Scholarships, China          Scholarships provided by the Government of the People's Republic                      333 Ingraham Hall
Scholarship Council,         of China through the China Scholarship Council. The scholarship                       Phone: (608) 262-3643
People¡s Republic of China   covers tuition, instructional materials, housing, and medical care in                 Email:
                             addition to a monthly stipend for living expenses in China                            Web:
                             (equivalent to approximately US$100). Successful applicants are
                             responsible for all travel costs. Applicants must be current UW-
                             Madison undergraduate or graduate students with two years of
                             undergraduate study completed in good academic standing (at least
                             a 3.0 GPA). Preference will be given to students who have sufficient
                             Chinese language proficiency. The fellowship is only open to U.S.

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Chinese Language            CEAS accepts applications for Chinese Language Fellowships                February      Center for East Asian Studies, Advisor
Scholarships, Ministry of   sponsored by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China on                      333 Ingraham Hall
Education, Republic of      Taiwan. The awards are for approved overseas language study in                          Madison, WI 53706
China on Taiwan             Taiwan from September to August, and provide $NT 25,000 (US                             Phone: (608) 265-4745
                            $725) per month toward expenses. Applicants must be current UW-                         Email:
                            Madison graduate or undergraduate in good standing. Preference                          Web:
                            will be given to students who have completed at least one year of
                            Chinese by May. The fellowships are open to U.S. citizens or
                            permanent residents.

East Asian Foreign          FLAS academic year and summer graduate fellowships are funded             February      University of Wisconsin-Madison
Language and Area           by the U.S. Department of Education for graduate students studying                      International Institute Fellowships Office
Studies (FLAS) Graduate     East Asian area studies and languages. In the past, FLAS fellows                        328 Ingraham Hall
Fellowships                 have been chosen with varied course study from several University                       1155 Observatory Drive
                            Schools and Departments. The Fellowships offer generous award                           Madison, WI 53706
                            benefits, including a stipend plus payment of all tuition and fees.                     Web:
                            Summer FLAS fellowships can be used for language study abroad,
                            but academic year FLAS fellowships are generally used for study at                      Center for East Asian Studies, Advisor
                            UW-Madison, with the exception of dissertation research abroad.                         331 Ingraham Hall
                            Eligibility: U.S. citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in or                         Phone: (608) 265-4745
                            applying for admission to a UW-Madison graduate or professional                         Email:
                            school. For more information contact the student advisor at the
                            Center for East Asian Studies.

General East Asia Fellowships Offered through Other Institutions
          Name                                       Summary & Eligibility                            Application                          Contact Info
                                              (see website listed for more details)                    Deadline
Abe Fellowships             The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international                 September     Abe Fellowship Program
                            multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The                    Social Science Research Council
                            program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of                          810 Seventh Avenue
                            researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range                  New York, NY 10019
                            importance and who are willing to become key members of a                               Phone: (212) 377-2700
                            bilateral and global research network built around such topics. It                      Fax: (212) 377-2727
                            strives especially to promote a new level of intellectual cooperation                   Email:
                            between the Japanese and American academic and professional                             Web:
                            communities committed to and trained for advancing global
                            understanding and problem solving. Terms of the Fellowship are
                            flexible and are designed to meet the needs of researchers at different
                            stages in their careers. The program provides Abe Fellows with a
                            minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 months of full-time support over
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                           a 24 month period. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the terminal
                           degree in their field, or have attained an equivalent level of
                           professional experience by the date of initial activation of the
Asian Cultural Council     The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural           February   Asian Cultural Council
Fellowships                exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States                437 Madison Avenue, 37th Floor
                           and the countries of Asia. The emphasis of fellowships awarded to                   New York, New York 10022-7001
                           individuals is on artists, scholars and specialists from Asia for                   Phone: (212) 812-4300
                           research, study and creative work in the United States. Some grants                 Fax: (212) 812-4299
                           are also made to Americans pursuing similar activities in Asia and to               Email:
                           educational and cultural institutions engaged in projects of special                Web:
                           significance to Asian-American exchange. The program offers a
                           variety of fellowships. See website for more details.
Blakemore - Freeman        The Blakemore Foundation grants approximately 30 fellowships             January    The Blakemore Foundation
Fellowships for Advanced   yearly for advanced study of modern Chinese, Japanese and Korean.                   1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4800
Language Study             These are intended for use pursuing professional, academic, or                      Seattle, Washington 98101-3266
                           business careers involving regular use of Asian language. The grants                Phone: (206) 359-8778
                           fund a year of advanced language study at institutions in Asia. The                 Email:
                           grants cover tuition and a stipend for related expenses, basic living               Web:
                           costs and transportation. Eligibility includes: receipt of
                           undergraduate degree, language ability at or near advanced level of
                           study, ability to devote oneself to full-time language study for the
                           duration of the grant, and U.S. citizenship.
University of Chicago      The Center for the Art of East Asia and Department of Art History at     March      Center for the Art of East Asia
Department of Art          the University of Chicago invite applications for a Postdoctoral                    Department of Art History, University of Chicago, 5540
History and the Center     Fellowship award for the academic year. The University seeks an                     South Greenwood Avenue
for the Art of East Asia   outstanding scholar in East Asian art history who will further his/her              Chicago, IL 60637
Postdoctoral Fellowship    own research during the period of the award. The holder of this                     Email:
                           fellowship is required 1) to be in residence throughout the academic                Web:
                           year (three quarters); 2) to participate in regular colloquia and
                           workshops in the program; and 3) to conduct research in a stated
                           field of concentration. The fellowship carries a stipend of $32,000
                           and a travel and research budget of $3,000. Applicants must have
                           received their degree between certain years. The University of
                           Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
East Asia and Pacific      The East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) provide U.S.         December   The National Science Foundation
Summer Institutes for      graduate students in science and engineering first-hand research                    4201 Wilson Blvd.
U.S. Graduate Students     experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, or Taiwan, an                         Arlington, VA 22230
(EAPSI)                    introduction to the science and science policy infrastructure of the                Phone: (703) 292-5111
(from NSF)                 respective location, and orientation to the culture and language. The               Email:
                           primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and                   Web:
                           Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research              
                           laboratory, and to initiate personal relationships that will better
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                           enable them to collaborate with foreign counterparts in the future.
                           Eligibility includes being a U.S. citizen and enrolled at a U.S.
                           institution, pursuing studies in fields of science or engineering.
East-West Center           Graduate Degree Fellowships are available to individuals interested      November   East-West Center
Graduate Degree            in participating in the educational and research programs of the East-              1601 East-West Road
Fellowships                West Center while pursuing graduate degree study at the University                  Honolulu, Hawaii 96848-1601
(must be enrolled in a     of Hawaii. Fellowships for both Master¡s (24 mo.) and doctoral (48                  Phone: (808) 944-7735
graduate degree program    mo.) degrees are available. Degree fellows have opportunities to                    Email:
at University of Hawaii)   participate in the Center¡s research projects in several areas of                   Web:
                           international study. Must be a citizen or U.S. permanent residents or
                           citizens of countries in Asia and the Pacific including Russia. Must
                           also apply to graduate program of the University of Hawaii.
                           Required tests include TOEFL for non-native English speakers and
                           the GRE or GMAT.
Mellon Postdoctoral        Postdoctoral teaching-research fellowships in the humanities, each       October    Program Administrator
Fellowship                 awarded for the one-year period, offer stipends of $40,000. While in                Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships
                           residence at Cornell, postdoctoral fellows hold department affiliation              Cornell University Society for the Humanities
                           and have limited teaching duties and the opportunity for scholarly                  A.D. White House
                           work. Mellon Foundation postdoctoral fellowships are available in                   27 East Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853-1101
                           five areas of specialization.                                                       Phone: (607) 255-9274
Stanford University        Stanford University offers several graduate fellowships for East Asia    Varies     Center for East Asian Studies
Graduate Fellowships       studies, which include summer internship programs, summer grants,                   Room 51-L, Building 50
                           fellowship for study of women in Asia, travel grants, and many                      Stanford University
                           more.                                                                               Stanford, CA 94305-2034
                                                                                                               Phone: (650) 723-3362       Fax: (650) 725-3350
Leadership in Asian        A year long, post-master¡s degree (e.g., MA, MBA, LLM, JD, etc.)         January    Daniel B. Wright
Affairs Fellowship         program to help bridge the gap between scholarly research and the                   The National Bureau of Asian Research
Program (National          needs of American foreign policy with the rapidly changing China at                 1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Bureau of Asian            NBR¡s headquarters in Seattle. Award is $30,000 as well as travel                   Suite 305
Research)                  and research-related expenses.                                                      Washington, DC 20004-1701
                           Applicants must have/be the following                                               Phone: (202) 347-9767
                           1.)American Citizen or permanent resident                                           Fax: (202) 347-9766
                           2.)Master¡s degree by time fellowship begins                                        Web:
Weatherhead East Asian     Columbia University invites applications for its Expanding East          January    ExEAS Postdoctoral Fellowships
Institute                  Asian Studies (ExEAS) Postdoctoral Fellowships. Candidates from                     Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Columbia University        all East Asian disciplines and areas are welcome to apply. The                      Columbia University
                           Fellows will devote one year, half time to teaching once course and                 Mail Code 3333
                           participating in the activities of the ExEAS teaching collaborative                 420 West 118th Street, 9th Floor
                           and half time to their own research or writing. The Institute will                  New York, NY 10027
                           offer two or three awards with a stipend of $41,000 each for the year.              Email:
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                           Recipients of the award must have completed all Ph.D. degree                            Web:
                           requirements (completed and filed the dissertation) between July
                           2002 and July 2005.

China-related Fellowships Offered through Other Institutions
        Name                                         Summary & Eligibility                             Application                         Contact Info
                                             (see website listed for more details)                      Deadline
ACLS Committee on        This program is for scholars in the humanities to do research in the          November        Office of Fellowships and Grants
Scholarly                People's Republic of China. US citizens and permanent residents who                           American Council of Learned Societies
Communication with       have lived in the US continuously for at least three years by the                             633 Third Avenue
China Programs:          application deadline are eligible to apply. This program supports                             New York, NY 10017-6795
American Research in     individuals with the Ph.D. or equivalent to do in-depth research on China                     Email:                        Web:
the Humanities in        or the Chinese portion of a comparative study. Grants are offered for 4 to          
China                    12 months of continuous research in China. Applicants should
                         demonstrate that they have fully utilized the available resources in the US
                         and are prepared by virtue of study, training, and planning to take full
                         advantage of an opportunity to do research in China. See website for more
China Times Cultural     This scholarship is meant to support dissertation research in Chinese         June            China Times Cultural Foundation
Foundation               Studies done by doctoral candidates at U.S and Canadian institutions.                         136-39 41 Avenue #1A
Scholarships for         Scholarships are in the amount of $10,000. They are awarded on the basis                      Flushing, NY 11355
Doctoral Dissertation    of scholarly merit, without discrimination by academic discipline, race or                    Phone: (718) 460-4900
Research in Chinese      citizenship. The Foundation may reduce the amount of award to                                 Email:
Studies                  successful candidates with major concurrent awards. Awards will be                            Web:
(UCLA Center for East    announced in October. Eligibility includes: Doctoral candidates, in
Asian Studies)           humanities or social sciences, with an approved dissertation prospectus.
                         Enrollment at a university in the U.S. or Canada is required.
Chinese Cultural         Chinese Culture Research Fellowship sponsored by the Ministry of              Three           China Scholarship Council
Research Scholarship     Education of China for international experts in Chinese culture to carry      months          No. 160 Fuxingmennei Street,
                         out short-term research in China. Duration of fellowship maximum 5            before          Beijing 100031, P.R.China
                         months. Applicants must be non-Chinese nationals, in good health and          departure for   Phone: 0086-10-66413253, 66413132
                         under the age of 55. Applicants must hold professor, associate professor      China           Fax: 0086-10-66413255
                         titles, or must have obtained doctorate degree. Applicants must hold                          Email:
                         fixed profession engaging or mainly engaging in Chinese cultural                              Web:
                         research, and have published works or papers in this field. Scholarship
                         includes stipend, accommodations, emergency health care, and research
Chinese Government       Five scholarships provided by the Chinese Ministry of Education granted       March           Official Address of China Scholarship
Scholarship              each year to American graduate students to study in China. Scholarship                        A3 Building 2, NO. 9, Chegongzhuang Street
Postgraduate; Doctoral   includes tuition, instructional materials, housing, medical care, and a                       Beijing 100044, P. R. China

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Scholarship              monthly stipend paid in RMB Yuan. This scholarship is not designed to                    Phone: 0086-10-88393619
                         support doctoral dissertation research.                                                  Fax: 0086-10-88393620
International Research   The International Research and Exchange Board is a private, nonprofit        November    International Research & Exchange Board (IREX)
& Exchange Board         organization dedicated to promoting advanced field research and                          2121 K Street NW
(IREX)                   professional exchange programs between the U.S. and the countries of                     Suite 700
                         Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus,                 Washington, DC 20037
                         Eurasia, China, and comparable contiguous societies. IREX administers                    Phone: (202) 628-8188
                         academic exchange programs for US scholars traveling to Central and                      Fax: (202) 628-8189
                         Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and Mongolia. Applicants must be U.S. citizens                  Email:
                         or permanent residents for three years. Grant opportunities include:                     Web:
                         Individual Advanced Research Program: Grants of 2 to 9 months to pre-
                         doctoral and postdoctoral scholars for research at institutions in Central
                         and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. American scholars in policy research
                         and development, and cross-disciplinary studies are strongly urged to
Pacific Cultural         Grant offered to encourage foreign scholars to pursue research in Chinese    March       Pacific Cultural Foundation
Foundation               culture, history and contemporary problems, behavioral sciences, business    September   38 Chungking S. Road, Section 3.
Seminar Grant in         management, art, ecology, economics, culture, education, history,                        Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.
Chinese Studies          journalism, linguistics, literature, music, education, philosophy,                       Phone: (02) 337 7155
                         sociology, criminology, religion, political science, performing arts. The                Fax: (02) 337 7167
                         maximum grant is US$5,000.                                                               Web:
Peking University        Annual Fellowships for Advanced Research in Chinese Studies,                 January     2 Divinity Avenue & Vanseng Hall
Harvard-Yenching         September 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008. Award covers the following: tuition,                 25 Francis Avenue
Graduate Fellowship      monthly stipend of 2,000 renminbi, faculty adviser, access to Peking                     Cambridge, MA 02138
                         University library and computer facilities, roundtrip airfare from home                  Phone: (617) 495-4050
                         city to Beijing (up to $1600). Applicant minimum requirements: U.S.                      International Students Division
                         citizen (exceptions may be made), doctoral student at an accredited U.S.                 Office of International Relations
                         institution, Chinese studies in the humanities or social sciences (with an               Peking University, Beijing 100871 P. R. CHINA
                         emphasis on culture), sufficient level of ability in Chinese language to                 Fax: ++86-10-6275-1240 or ¡ 1233
                         conduct research in China. Supporting materials required of all                          Web:
                         applicants: Completed application form, official academic transcripts of
                         undergraduate and graduate coursework, three letters of recommendation
                         from professors knowledgeable about the work of the applicant, including
                         one from applicant¡s PhD adviser, a detailed research proposal (no longer
                         than 2 pages), evidence of the applicant¡s level of ability in Chinese
                         language (e.g., standardized test scores; proficiency rating; letter from
                         Chinese language instructor).

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Stanford University       The Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University is pleased to          January        Center for East Asian Studies
Postdoctoral Fellowship   announce the establishment of two new post-doctoral positions in Chinese                       Bldg. 50 Main Quad
in Chinese Studies        Studies. The post-doctoral are open to scholars in the humanities and                          Stanford University
                          social sciences studying any historical period. Applicants must have been                      Stanford, CA 94305-2034
                          awarded the Ph.D. no later than August 31, prior to the term in which                          Phone: (650) 723-3362
                          he/she plans to start the post-doctoral position and may not be more than                      Fax: (650) 725-3350
                          five years beyond receipt of the doctoral degree. Fellowships may be                           Web:
                          given to those who hold continuing, assistant professor-level teaching
                          positions. Residence in the local area and participation in Center activities
                          are required during the appointment. Each award carries a 12-month
                          stipend of $32,000.

Japan-related Fellowships
         Name                                         Summary & Eligibility                                Application                      Contact Info
                                               (see website listed for more details)                         Deadline
Association for Asian     The Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) of the Association for Asian                  October (for   NEAC Japan Grants
Studies NEAC Japanese     Studies, in conjunction with the Japan-US Friendship Commission,                fall/winter    Association for Asian Studies
Studies Grants            supports a variety of grant programs in Japanese studies designed to            awards)        1021 E. Huron St.
                          facilitate the research of individual scholars, to improve the quality of                      Ann Arbor, MI. 48104
                          teaching about Japan on both the college and pre-college levels, and to         February       Phone: (734) 665-2490
                          integrate the study of Japan into the major academic disciplines. Please        (for spring/   Web:
                          note: Individual applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents,       summer
                          and institutional applicants must be located within the USA. Variety of         awards)
                          grants offered including: Research Travel within the USA, Short-term
                          Travel to Japan for Professional Purposes, Seminars on Teaching About
                          Japan, Instructional Materials, Japan-related Speakers and Panels at
                          National Conventions of Major Scholarly Disciplines, etc.
KKC Japan Education       The Graduate Fellowship Program is for graduate students for one year           January        Professor Terumasa Ueno
Exchange Graduate         of research study in Japan. The fellowship is for $24,000 for one year,                        Chair of the Graduate School of Letters
Fellowship Program        not renewable. The purpose of the program is to support future                                 Kobe College
                          American educators to become more knowledgeable about Japan.                                   4 ¡ 1 Okadayama
                          Qualifications for the Fellowship include: 1.) Graduate students who                           Nishinomiya 662 JAPAN
                          have a record of teaching effectively about Japan , or who show promise                        Fax: 798-51-8559
                          to do so in the future, 2.) Preference given to applicants who have                            Phone: 798-51-8557
                          documented interest in Japanese studies, such as the arts, culture,                            Web:
                          education, language, history, journalism, or business, 3.) Preference will
                          be given to those advanced graduate applicants who provide written
                          conformation or the research or study site in Japan, 4.) Must be US
                          citizens, 5.) Must be enrolled, in good standing, in a graduate program at
                          an accredited higher education institution in the US, 6.) Fellowship is for
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                         teaching/research master¡s or doctoral degrees only.
                         7.) Students enrolled in professional graduate degree programs are not
                         eligible (i.e., M.B.A., J.D., M.D., etc.), and 8.) Fellowship recipient must
                         plan to teach in the US after completing their degree.
Japan Foundation         The Doctoral Fellowship is designed for doctoral students majoring in          November   The Japan Foundation, New York
Doctoral Fellowship      humanities and the social sciences who have completed necessary                           152 West 57th Street, 17th Floor
                         courses for a doctorate (or will complete by the time of starting a                       New York, NY 10019
                         fellowship), who are eligible for submitting a doctoral dissertation, and                 Phone: (212) 489-0299
                         who need to visit Japan to prepare their dissertation. Duration: 4 to 14                  Fax: (212) 489-0409
                         months. Award: Round-trip discount economy-class air ticket (PEX),                        Email:
                         living expenses (monthly 310,000 yen), various allowances, and                            Web:
                         insurance. Applicants who have been in Japan continuously for more              
                         than a year, or have conducted research in Japan for more than two                        --or¡
                         months continuously in a year (from 1 December 2005 to 30 November              
                         2006; (US applicants, from 1 November 2005 to 31 October 2006) are
                         excluded (in principle). Applicants must have advanced proficiency in
                         either Japanese or English. As for doctoral candidates, applicants who are
                         particularly promising as a future Japanologist will be given higher
                         priority for selection.
Japan Foundation         Research Fellowships are intended for scholars, researchers, and               November   The Japan Foundation, New York
Research Fellowship      professionals who wish to conduct research in Japan for periods ranging                   152 West 57th Street,17th Floor
                         from 2 to 12 months. Award includes round-trip discount economy-class                     New York, NY 10019
                         air ticket (PEX), living expenses (monthly 370,000 yen or 430,000 yen),                   Phone: (212) 489-0299
                         various allowances and insurance. All projects related substantially to                   Fax: (212) 489-0409
                         Japan in the humanities and social sciences, including comparative                        Email:
                         research, are eligible. Scholars should hold an academic position in a                    Web:
                         research institution and have substantial experience in research, teaching,     
                         and writing in their respective fields of study. Applications from
                         researchers and professionals with equivalent research or analytical
                         experience are also eligible. Applications can be downloaded from the
Japan Foundation         The Japan Foundation Short-Term Research Fellowships give established          November   The Japan Foundation, New York
Short-Term Research      scholars, researchers and professionals the opportunity to conduct                        152 West 57th Street, 17h Floor
Fellowship               intensive research in Japan, such as collecting data and materials, and                   New York, NY 10019
                         interviewing for short-term periods, ranging from 21 to 60 days. This                     Phone: (212) 489-0299 Fax (212) 489-0409
                         program is intended for projects substantially related to Japan in the                    Email:
                         fields of humanities and social sciences, including comparative research.                 Web:
Joint Japan/World Bank   The Program's objective is to foster an international community of             March      The World Bank Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate
Graduate Scholarship     trained professionals in the field of economic and social development. On                 Scholarship Program
Program                  completion of their study programs, the World Bank and the Government                     1818 H Street,
                         of Japan require scholars to return and apply their enhanced knowledge                    NW Washington, DC 20433
                         and skills to contribute to the development process in their respective                   Web:
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                      home regions and communities. The JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides
                      annual awards to cover the cost of completing a master's degree or its
                      equivalent or studying towards a doctoral degree. Eligibility includes: be
                      a national of a World Bank member-country; be under 45 years of age
                      ( preferably under 40); be in good health; be of good character; hold, at
                      minimum, a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a development-related
                      field, and have attained the degree with superior grades; have at least two
                      (yet preferably four to five) years of full-time professional experience in
                      a field related to economic development, in the applicant's home country
                      or in another developing country, and usually in public services. The
                      annual value of a scholarship has averaged around $30,000.
Monbukagakusho        The term of this scholarship is 18 months to two years (including 6           Early August   Japan Information Center
Scholarship Program   months of Japanese language studies). Qualifications include: Applicants                     Olympia Center, Suite 1000
Research Studies      must be under 35 years of age as of April 1 of the year of departure, must                   737 N. Michigan Ave.
                      be university or college graduates, must intend to continue a course of                      Chicago IL 60611
                      study previously begun, i.e. shall not begin study in a field new to the                     Phone: (312) 280-0430
                      applicant, must gain a pledge from a Japanese professor that he or she is                    Fax: (312) 280-6883
                      willing to supervise the study of the applicant, must learn and receive                      Email:
                      instruction in the Japanese language. Applicants must choose one of the                      Web:
                      two following options:              1) 24-month tenure from April of the
                      initial year to March (for example, April 2007 to March 2009).
                      2) 18-month tenure from October of the initial year to March (for
                      example, October 2007 to March 2009).
JSPS Postdoctoral     The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for ABD¡s and recent                 December       SSRC Japan Program
Fellowship Program    Ph.D.¡s provides promising and highly qualified researchers in the                           810 Seventh Avenue, 31st Floor
                      humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct extended                      New York, NY 10019
                      research at leading universities and research institutions in Japan.                         Phone: (212) 377-2700
                      Fellowship terms are for single continuous stays of 3-11 months (short-                      Fax: (212) 377-2727
                      term) or 12-24 months (long-term). Administered by the Japan Society                         Email:
                      for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), the program welcomes applications                       Web:
                      in the social sciences and humanities. Projects need not be explicitly             
                      related to the study of Japan but must require work with colleagues and
                      resources in Japan.

Korea-related Fellowships
        Name                                    Summary & Eligibility                                Application                       Contact Info
                                          (see website listed for more details)                       Deadline
Academy of Korean     Individuals in the humanities and social sciences who are currently           October        Office of International Cooperation
Studies Fellowship    engaged in Korea-related teaching and research activities are eligible to                    The Academy of Korean Studies
Program for Korean    apply for the following fellowship programs (the fellowship is not open                      50 Unjung-dong, Bundang-gu
Studies               to Korean nationals except those with permanent resident status in                           Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do
                      foreign countries): Senior Research Fellowship, Junior Research                              Korea <463-791>
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                        Fellowship, Pre-doc Fellowship. The period of fellowship may begin                          Phone: +82-31-709-9843
                        any time between January 1 and December 31, and fellows are eligible                        Fax: +82-31-709-9945
                        for a maximum of one year support after arrival. The fellowship provides                    Email:
                        economy-class round-trip international airfare; free accommodations on                      Web:
                        campus; monthly stipend (dependent on the type of award); and access to
                        the facilities of the Academy, including the library.
Association for Asian   The Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies, in          October (for   NEAC Korea Grants
Studies NEAC Korean     conjunction with the Korea Foundation, offers a grant program in Korean      fall/winter    Association for Asian Studies
Studies Grants          studies designed to assist the research of individual scholars based in      awards)        1021 E. Huron St.
                        North America, to improve the quality of teaching about Korea on both                       Ann Arbor, MI. 48104
                        the college and pre-college levels, and to integrate the study of Korea      February       Phone: (734) 665-2490
                        into the major academic disciplines. Grants are available in the following   (for spring/   Web:
                        categories: 1. Research Travel - North America, 2. Short-term Research       summer
                        Travel to Korea, 3. Research Assistance, 4. Workshops and Conferences,       awards)
                        5. Projects that Enhance Korean Studies Teaching and 6. Travel Grants
                        for Korean Studies Graduate Students.
Daesan Foundation       Grants designed to encourage the development of Korean studies               August         The Daesan Foundation
Awards                  overseas, encouraging the study of all aspects of Korean literature in                      #907, Kyobo Bldg., 1,
                        particular, thus making Korean culture better known throughout the                          Jongno 1-ga, Jongno-gu
                        world. Research categories include: research in Korean studies;                             Seoul, Korea
                        scholarships for students majoring in Korean studies; translation,                          Phone: 82-2-721-3202/3
                        publication, and acquisition of books related to Korean studies; academic                   Fax: 82-2-725-5419
                        symposia on topics related to Korean studies; travel abroad by academics                    Email:
                        specializing in Korean studies; research and activities in other areas                      Web:
                        connected with Korean studies.
Korea Foundation        The Foundation provides support for Korean Studies programs of foreign       Varies with    Korea Foundation Fellowship Program Team
Fellowship Program      universities and research institutes, fellowship programs and other areas.   award          Seocho P.O. Box 227
                        Fellowships are designed to nurture foreign experts in Korean Studies                       Diplomatic Center Building
                        and to facilitate their research activities. The following fellowships are                  1376-1, Seocho 2-dong, Seocho-gu
                        available: Korean language training, field research, graduate studies,                      Seoul 137-072, Korea
                        postdoctoral fellowship and advanced research grant. Non-Korean                             Phone: 82-2-3463-5614 Fax: 82-2-3463-6075
                        nationals eligible. Masters and doctoral degree candidate options are                       Email:
                        available.                                                                                  Web:
Korean Studies          Scholarship is offered through the Institute of Korean Studies at Yonsei     May            Institute of Korean Studies
Research Fellowship     University. The purpose of the scholarship is to support the development                    Yonsei University
                        of Korean Studies in foreign countries and to promote academic                              Shinchon-dong 134,
                        interactions between the scholars in Korea and future Korean specialists                    Seodaemun-ku, Seoul, Korea 120-749
                        abroad. The fellowship includes two programs: one for doctoral                              Email:, or
                        dissertation research on Korea and the other for graduate studies at                        Web:
                        Yonsei University. The Fellowship is open to all fields of Korean
Korea Society           The Korea Society offers a variety of fellowships: The Korean Language       Varies with    The Korea Society
Fellowships             Program (classes for spring term start Jan.); Summer Fellowship in           award          950 Third Avenue, Eighth Floor
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                           Korean Studies (application deadline Feb.); The Korea Society Language                       New York, New York 10022
                           Study Award, 2007¡ 2008 (application deadline Mar.); Fall Fellowship in                      Phone: (212) 759-7525     Fax: (212) 759-7530
                           Korean Studies (application deadline Apr.)                                                   Web:

General Fellowships (Applicable to East Asia) Offered by UW-Madison
         Name                                          Summary & Eligibility                              Application                       Contact Info
                                               (see website listed for more details)                       Deadline
Vilas Fellowships          Ten awards of $1500 are granted for international research travel.             End of        Graduate Student Collaborative
                           Approximately 200 awards of $600 are granted for either domestic or            October       408 Bascom Hall
                           international travel for research or a conference.                                           500 Lincoln Drive
                           For more information on this and many other UW fellowships, please see                       Madison, WI 53706
                           the website:                                                                                 Phone: (608) 262-0201
Scott Kloeck-Jenson        The SKJ International Internship Grants to support doctoral students           February      Steve Smith, Associate Director
Fellowships:               interested in undertaking practitioner internships on social justice issues.                 301 Ingraham Hall
International Internship   Amounts awarded to each scholar will depend on the proposed                                  1155 Observatory Drive
Grant                      destination, but will most likely average $2,500. The program is open to                     University of Wisconsin-Madison
                           students of any nationality who are enrolled in a doctoral program at the                    Madison, WI 53706
                           University of Wisconsin-Madison and are planning to spend a summer                           Phone: (608) 262.0646
                           working as an intern in an organization committed to international social                    Email:
                           justice. Projects which are related to Global Studies themes will receive                    Web:
                           particular attention. The institution or organization with which the
                           student will work should be located outside of the United States. The
                           student should spend a minimum of 10 weeks as an intern.
Scott Kloeck-Jenson        International Pre-Dissertation Travel Grants supports summer travel for        February      Steve Smith, Associate Director
Fellowships: Pre-          doctoral students hoping to explore potential field research sites outside                   301 Ingraham Hall
Dissertation Travel        the United States. Amounts awarded to each scholar will depend on the                        1155 Observatory Drive
Grants                     proposed destination, but will most likely average $1,000. The program                       University of Wisconsin-Madison
                           is open to students of any nationality who are enrolled in a doctoral                        Madison WI 53706
                           program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and are planning to                           Phone: (608) 262-0646
                           conduct preliminary dissertation field research. Projects which are related                  Email:
                           to Global Studies themes will receive particular attention. Students are                     Web:
                           expected to spend approximately 10 weeks in the field.

                                                                                                                                               Updated: June 2007

General Fellowships (Applicable to East Asia) Offered by Other Institutions
         Name                                          Summary & Eligibility                            Application   Contact Info
                                               (see website listed for more details)                     Deadline
Visiting Scholars          The Academy invites postdoctoral scholars and junior faculty to apply        Varies        Visiting Scholars Program
Program: American          for research fellowships. Fellowships are offered in the areas of science,                 American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Academy of Arts and        scholarship, business, public affairs and the arts. The Academy is                         136 Irving Street
Sciences                   interested in work that explores the impact of science and technological                   Cambridge, MA 02138
                           advances during the past 225 years on American institutions, global                        Phone: (617)576-5000
                           security, international relations, the humanities and culture, and                         Fax: (617) 576-5050
                           education. Stipend for postdoctoral scholar is $35,000 for an academic                     E-mail:
                           year; junior faculty is awarded up to $50,000. Scholars will receive                       Web:
                           office space and computer services at the academy and library privileges
                           in cooperation with Harvard University.
American Association of    International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to     December      AAUW Educational Foundation
University Women:          women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents.                           International Fellowships
International Fellowship   Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are                      PO Box 4030
                           supported. The Foundation will award 57 fellowships for the academic                       Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
                           year. Six of these awards are available to members of International                        Phone: (319) 337-1716 ext. 60
                           Federation of University Women affiliate organizations. These                              Email:
                           fellowship recipients may study in any country other than their own. The                   Web:
                           Foundation also awards several annual Home Country Project Grants                
                           ($5,000 to $7,000 each) to women who received AAUW Educational                             nal.cfm
                           Foundation International Fellowships between 2001 and 2005. These
                           grants support community-based projects designed to improve the lives
                           of women and girls in the fellow's home country.
Center for International   CISAC supports a social science fellowship program for pre-doctoral          February      Michelle L. Gellner
Security And               and postdoctoral scholars and professionals, which provides                                CISAC
Cooperation: Freeman       opportunities for concentrated study in a multidisciplinary environment.                   Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Spogli Institute for       Visiting fellows spend the academic year at Stanford University                            Stanford University
International Studies      completing their projects, participating in seminars, and interacting with                 Encina Hall, C223
(CISAC)                    each other and the resident faculty and research staff. The Center                         616 Serra Street
                           facilities on the Stanford campus include offices, a conference room, and                  Stanford, CA 94305-6165
                           a specialized library. Fellows also have access to other Stanford                          Phone: (650) 723-9626        Fax: (650) 723-0089
                           libraries. Eligibility: Fellowships are available to Ph.D. candidates who                  Email:
                           have made substantial progress toward the completion of their                              Web:
                           dissertation and to scholars with Ph.D. or equivalent degrees from the           
                           United States and abroad. The Center invites applications from a variety                   ostdoctoral_fellowships_in_international_security/
                           of disciplines. The Center also seeks applications from military officers
                           or civilian members of the United States government, members of
                           military or diplomatic services from other countries, and journalists
                           interested in arms control and international security issues. The value of
                           each fellowship award is determined by the applicant¡s graduate
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                            education and background. Stipends, with health insurance, for the nine-
                            month academic year will be $20,000 for pre-doctoral fellows.
                            Postdoctoral stipends, with health insurance, start at $35,000 and are
                            commensurate with experience.
Charlotte W. Newcombe       Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed            November    The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Doctoral Dissertation       to encourage original and significant study of ethical or religious values                  P.O. Box 5281, CWN Department
Fellowship                  in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. In addition to topics in               Princeton, NJ 08543
                            religious studies or in ethics (philosophical or religious), dissertations                  Phone: (609) 452-7007 or 1-800-899-9963
                            might consider the ethical implications of foreign policy, the values                       Fax: (609) 452-7828
                            influencing political decisions, the moral codes of other cultures, and                     E-mail:
                            religious or ethical issues reflected in history or literature. Fellows will                Web:
                            receive $18,500 for 12 months of full-time dissertation writing.
                            Approximately 28 non-renewable fellowships will be awarded from
                            among more than 400 applications. Graduate schools will be asked to
                            waive tuition for Newcombe Fellows.
Columbia University         Newly appointed fellows must have received a Ph.D. between January 1,           October     The Society of Fellows in the Humanities
Society of Fellows in the   2001 and July 1, 2000. Research on project that is the focus of the                         Columbia University , Heyman Center
Humanities                  application, teaching duties in the Core Curriculum, attendance at                          Mail Code 5700
                            Society of Fellows lectures and events and Core Curriculum training                         2960 Broadway
                            meetings, active participation in the intellectual life of the Society.                     New York, NY 10027
                            Amount: $52,000 plus full fringe benefits. Each fellow is eligible for an                   Phone: (212) 854-4631
                            additional $3,000 in research aid. One year appointment at a rank                           Fax: (212) 854-4069
                            equivalent to that of lecturer. The appointment may be renewed for a                        Email:
                            second year. As Mellon Fellows, successful candidates teach a section of                    Web:
                            Columbia University's famous core courses: Contemporary Civilization,             
                            Literature, Music, or Art Humanities, Asian Civilizations or Humanities.                    ip.html
                            In their second year, Mellon fellows may teach an additional one-
                            semester course on a topic of their choice.
Fulbright ¡ IIE             These awards are for pre-doctoral graduate study and research abroad in         September   The Institute of International Education (IIE)
Scholarship                 academic fields and for professional training in the creative and                           Midwest Branch-155 N. Wacker Drive,
For Graduate Study &        performing arts. Eligibility limited to US citizens. Graduating seniors                     Suite 714
Undergrad Research          and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Applications are made                        Chicago, IL 60606
Abroad                      through the UW-Madison International Institute Fellowships Office.                          Phone: (312) 346-0026         Fax: (312) 346-2574
                            Selection is based on the academic or professional record of the                            Web:
                            applicant, the feasibility of the proposed research/study plan, letters of
                            recommendation, the applicant¡s language preparation, and personal                          UW-Madison Contact:
                            suitability.                                                                                Dr. Erin Crawley, Fellowships Officer
                                                                                                                        Phone: (608) 262-9632

                                                                                                                                          Updated: June 2007

Jacob K. Javits           The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program provides financial assistance to      October    Gary Thomas or Carmen Gordon
Fellowship Program,       students of superior ability, as demonstrated by their achievements and                 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
Department of Education   exceptional promise, to undertake study at the doctoral and Masters of                  U.S. Department of Education
                          Fine Arts (MFA) level in selected fields of the arts, humanities, and                   191990 K St., NW, 6th Floor
                          social sciences. Eligible fields of study include area studies. Awards                  Washington, DC 20006-8524
                          are made for one year, renewable to a maximum of four years. The                        Phone: (202) 502-7542
                          award consists of two parts: a stipend to the Fellow for a 12-month                     E-mail:
                          period for personal expenses (based on need), and an institutional                      Web:
                          payment to be accepted by the institution on behalf of the Fellow in lieu
                          of all tuition and fees.
Jennings Randolph         The Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace awards Senior          January    United States Institute of Peace
Program: Senior           Fellowships to enable outstanding scholars, policymakers, journalists,                  1200 17th Street NW
Fellowship and Peace      and other professionals from around the world to conduct research at the                Washington, DC 20036
Scholar Awards            U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington on issues concerning international                Phone: (202) 457-1700
                          conflict and peace. The Institute funds projects related to preventive                  Fax: (202) 429-6063
                          diplomacy, ethnic and regional conflicts, peacekeeping and peace                        Web:
                          operations, peace settlements, post-conflict reconstruction and
                          reconciliation, democratization and the rule of law, cross-cultural
                          negotiations, U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century, and related topics.
                          The fellowship award includes a stipend based on the fellow's previous
                          year's salary and professional standing, up to a maximum of $80,000 for
                          a ten-month fellowship. Fellows are also provided partial reimbursement
                          of health insurance premiums; an office with a computer and voicemail;
                          and the services of a part-time research assistant. The competition is
                          open to citizens of all nations. Women and members of minorities are
                          especially encouraged to apply.
Library of Congress       The Library of Congress, the Association of American Universities, and       November   American Council of Learned Societies
Fellowships in            the American Council of Learned Societies are pleased to announce the                   633 Third Avenue
International Studies     Library of Congress Fellowships in International Studies, supporting                    New York, NY 10017-6795
                          postdoctoral research in all disciplines of the humanities and social                   Phone: (212) 697-1505
                          sciences using the foreign language collections of the Library of                       Fax: (212) 949-8058
                          Congress. Proposals in multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary studies                Web:
                          are also welcome, as are proposals focused on single or multiple
                          geographical areas. Up to 10 fellowships will be available for four to
                          nine months each, with a stipend of $3,500 per month. During the
                          fellowship period, scholars will be expected to be engaged in full-time
                          research at the Library. In all cases applicants must demonstrate the need
                          for use of the Library of Congress foreign language holdings.
                          Correspondingly, applicants must document competence in the
                          appropriate language or languages at a level that would suffice to
                          conduct research, and present a record of work that promises a high
                          quality research project of a publishable nature. Eligibility: Applicants
                          must hold a Ph.D. and strong preference will be given to scholars at an
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                          early stage of the career¡ those within seven years of the degree.
                          Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents as of the
                          application deadline date, and may be affiliated with any academic
                          institution. Independent scholars are also welcome to apply. Can apply
National Security         The NSEP awards scholarships to American graduate students for study          December       National Security Education Program
Education Program         of world regions critical to US interests. Eligibility: US citizenship and                   David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships and
(NSEP), David L. Boren    graduate students in a regionally accredited US post-secondary                               Graduate Fellowships
Graduate Fellowships      institution. All recipients of NSEP awards are also required to seek                         Institute of International Education
                          employment with a federal agency or office involved in national security                     1400 K Street, NW
                          affairs.                                                                                     Washington, DC 20005
                                                                                                                       Phone: 800-618-NSEP           Fax: (202) 6-7698

                                                                                                                       UW-Campus Erin De Vos, Office of International
                                                                                                                       Studies and Programs, 256 Bascom Hall
Social Science Research   These fellowships support humanists and social scientists conducting          November       International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship
Council (SSRC)            dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world. The                       Program (IDRF)
International             program is open to full-time graduate students in the humanities and the                     Social Science Research Council
Dissertation Field        social sciences enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States. The                      810 Seventh Avenue
Research Fellowships      program invites proposals for field research on all areas or regions of the                  New York, NY 10019
                          world, as well as for research that is comparative, cross-regional, and/or                   Phone: (212) 377-2700
                          cross-cultural. Applicants should provide evidence of having attained an                     Fax: (212) 377-2727
                          appropriate level of training and skill to undertake the proposed field                      Email:
                          research, including evidence of a degree of language fluency adequate to                     Web:
                          complete the project. Applications should exhibit grounding in the
                          methods and theories of a particular discipline or sub-discipline, but also
                          must be of demonstrable cross-disciplinary interest. Applicants must
                          have completed all Ph.D. requirements except for the field-work
                          component by the time the fellowship begins. Standard fellowships will
                          provide support for 9 to 12 months in the field, plus travel expenses, but
                          they will rarely exceed $20,000. Applications should be requested from
                          SSRC well before the deadline.

Travel Grants for East Asian Library Access
         Name                                      Summary & Eligibility                                 Application                        Contact Info
                                            (see website listed for more details)                         Deadline
University of Chicago     Limited number of travel grants available to assist visiting scholars from    By August      Travel Grant Program
Center for East Asian     outside the Chicago metropolitan area in their use of the East Asian                         Judd Hall, Suite 302
                                                                                                                                            Updated: June 2007

Studies                  Library section of the Regenstein Library. Grants of up to $250 each will                 The University of Chicago
Library Travel Grant     be awarded. Special consideration will be given to those residing in the                  5835 South Kimbark Avenue
Program                  Midwest and in areas where no major East Asian collection is available.                   Chicago, IL 60637-1515
                         To apply: Submit a brief description of your research topic related to East               Web:
                         Asian studies, a curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of their intended
                         use of the library collection.
Harvard-Yenching         Fourteen grants of $400 each are available, four each in Chinese and                      James K. M. Cheng, Librarian
Library, Harvard         Korean studies, and six in Japanese studies. Grants will be awarded on a                  Harvard-Yenching Library
University               merit basis to faculty members and graduate students engaged in doing                     2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Travel Grant Program     dissertation research. Applications should include a letter, brief                        Fax: (617) 496-6008.
                         description of the research topic and an estimated budget.                                Email:
University of Michigan   Grants up to $500 for Japan scholars at other institutions who wish to        October     Asia Library Travel Grants
Asia Library Travel      utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library.            (academic   University of Michigan
Grants                   Interested scholars should submit a brief statement to the Center for         year)       Center for Japanese Studies, Suite 3603
                         Japanese Studies describing their research and need to use the Asia                       1080 S. University Ave.
                         Library collection. Scholars should also present a current curriculum vita    April       Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106
                         and proposed travel dates.                                                    (summer)    Email: