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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

University of Pittsburgh Travel Grant

The East Asian Library (EAL), University Library System (ULS) at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its 2019 travel grants. These grants are made available through special funding from the Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh. The purpose of the grants is to support scholars who wish to do research at the East Asian Library, University of Pittsburgh. The grants will be available up to $500 for each candidate depending on the need and the location of the individual. Special consideration will be given to those researchers in Pennsylvania and the nearby region whose libraries have no major East Asian collections, and without receiving such grants previously.

The East Asian Library at Pitt consists of over 490,000 volumes/items in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and English. The primary focus of the collections is on humanities and social sciences. For further information about the East Asian Library and its collections, please visit our website at https://pitt.libguides.com/eal
Applications received before May 31 will receive priority consideration. To apply, please send a letter of application with a brief description of your research topic, a curriculum vitae, the type/subject of materials you need, and an estimated budget to Haihui Zhang, Head of the East Asian Library at haihuiz@pitt.edu

Friday, March 29, 2019

2019-20 Stanford East Asia Library Travel Grants


Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of East Asia at other U.S. institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the Stanford East Asia Library between August 15, 2019 and August 14, 2020. Priority consideration will be given to those at institutions with no or few library resources in the East Asian languages, and no major East Asian library collections are available nearby. Please note that award travel must be completed and receipts submitted for reimbursement before August 14, 2020. 
Applicants do not have to be US citizens, but they must be affiliated with a U.S. institution and travel should originate and terminate in the US; no international tickets are allowed.


Up to $750 per trip.


Applications are due by May 15, 2019

More details

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

University of Chicago CEAS - Library Travel Grants for AY 2018-2019

The University of Chicago accepts all year around applications for our library travel grants (provided by our Center for East Asian Studies).
Please circulate the following message among your patrons.

The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago (CEAS) is pleased to send a reminder that Library Travel Grants are available for AY 2018-2019. 
CEAS Library Travel Grants are designed to assist scholars from outside the Chicago metropolitan area in their use of University of Chicago’s East Asian collections for research related to China, Japan and Korea. Priority consideration is 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.
There will be a limited number of grants available in 2018-2019, of up to $500 each, to be awarded on a merit basis to faculty members, graduate students, and independent scholars engaged in research. 
Rolling applications are accepted each year.
For more information, please visit https://ceas.uchicago.edu/page/library-travel-grants or contact CEAS at eastasia@uchicago.edu.

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
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: