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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship, Library of Congress

The Asian Division of the Library of Congress is now accepting applications for the Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship. Graduate students, independent scholars, researchers, and librarians with a need for fellowship support are especially encouraged to apply. The deadline for the 2019 application season is midnight January 27, 2019. For more info, please visit http://www.loc.gov/rr/asian/ftm.html?loclr=fbint.

Monday, November 19, 2018

2019-20 Princeton University Library Research Grants

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.

Applications will be considered for scholarly use of archives, manuscripts, rare books, and other rare and unique holdings of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, including the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; as well as rare books in Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, and in the East Asian Library (Gest Collection).  Special grants are awarded in several areas: the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies supports a limited number of library fellowships in Hellenic Studies, the Elmer Adler Fund supports research in the graphic arts, and the Cotsen Children’s Library supports research in its collection on aspects of children’s literature. The Maxwell Fund supports research on materials dealing with Portuguese-speaking cultures. The Sid Lapidus '59 Research Fund for Studies of the Age of Revolution and the Enlightenment in the Atlantic World supports relevant special collections research.


The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.  Grants are tenable from May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Harvard-Yenching Library Travel Grant Program FY18-19

The Harvard-Yenching Library is pleased to announce its Travel Grant Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The purpose of the grant is to assist scholars from outside the Boston metropolitan area in their use of the Harvard-Yenching Library’s collections for research. There will be nineteen grants of $600 each (seven in Chinese studies, seven in Japanese studies, and five in Korean studies) to be awarded on a merit basis to faculty members and to graduate students engaged in dissertation research. Priority consideration will be given to those at institutions where there are no or few library resources in the East Asian languages and no major East Asian library collections are available nearby. Please note that the awards must be used by September 30, 2019

Applications for the travel grant, including a letter with your mailing address, a brief description of the research topic, and an estimated budget should be addressed to the following. You can send in your application either in paper form or as an email attachment.


James K. M. Cheng
Librarian
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard University
2 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138



The deadline for receiving applications is December 21, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

2018-19 Stanford East Asia Library travel grants

Applications are now open for the 2018-2019 cycle of Stanford East Asia Library travel grants. This grant will provide up to $750 in funding for scholars who wish to travel to Stanford to use the East Asia Library’s resources.  More information is available at:

Friday, December 15, 2017

2018-19 Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.

Applications will be considered for scholarly use of archives, manuscripts, rare books, and other rare and unique holdings of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, including the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library; as well as rare books in Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, and in the East Asian Library (Gest Collection).  Special grants are awarded in several areas: the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies supports a limited number of library fellowships in Hellenic Studies, the Elmer Adler Fund supports research in the graphic arts, and the Cotsen Children’s Library supports research in its collection on aspects of children’s literature. The Maxwell Fund supports research on materials dealing with Portuguese-speaking cultures. The Sid Lapidus '59 Research Fund for Studies of the Age of Revolution and the Enlightenment in the Atlantic World supports relevant special collections research.


The deadline to apply is January 31, 2018.  Grants are tenable from May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Harvard-Yenching Library 2017-2018 Travel Grant

The Harvard-Yenching Library is pleased to announce its Travel Grant Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The purpose of the grant is to assist scholars from outside the Boston metropolitan area in their use of the Harvard-Yenching Library’s collections for research. There will be nineteen grants of $600 each (seven in Chinese studies, seven in Japanese studies, and five in Korean studies) to be awarded on a merit basis to faculty members and to graduate students engaged in dissertation research. Priority consideration will be given to those at institutions where there are no or few library resources in the East Asian languages and no major East Asian library collections are available nearby. Please note that the awards must be used by September 30, 2018

Applications for the travel grant, including a letter with your mailing address, a brief description of the research topic, and an estimated budget should be addressed to the following. You can send in your application either in paper form or as an email attachment.


                                                          James K. M. Cheng
                                                          Librarian
                                                          Harvard-Yenching Library
                                                          Harvard University
                                                          2 Divinity Avenue
                                                          Cambridge, MA 02138

                                                          E-mail:  jkcheng@fas.harvard.edu 


The deadline for receiving applications is December 22, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellowship

This program provides support to outstanding scholars in the field by offering the opportunity to conduct research in Japan.

Scholars and Researchers (Long-Term) (2-12 months)
Scholars and researchers in the humanities or social sciences. Applicants must hold Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience at the time of application.

Scholars and Researchers (Short-Term) (21-59 days)
Scholars and researchers in the humanities and social sciences who need to conduct intensive research in Japan. Applicants must hold Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience at the time of application.

Doctoral Candidates (4-12 months)
Doctoral candidates in the humanities or social sciences. Applicants must have achieved ABD status by the time the fellowship begins.

Application deadline: 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, November 1, 2017