Call for Proposals:
Dissertation Workshop on Modern East Asia Application
Deadline: May 5, 2017 Note: Indiana
University has extended the application deadline for students in Japanese
studies only. We encourage students working on Japan to apply for the
The Indiana University East Asian Studies Center is hosting the third
Joint Consortium National Dissertation Workshop with a special focus on
“Modern East Asia” at Indiana University Bloomington on June 23, 2017.
The consortium includes UCLA, USC, University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign, and Indiana University. We invite all doctoral
students and masters students working on theses or planning to continue
their studies in the humanities, social studies, and fine arts whose
area of research falls within East Asia to apply. Participants are
required to fund their own travel to Indiana University, as well as
some meals. The East Asian Studies Center will provide materials, some
meals, and one night of lodging. For more information and application
instructions, please visit our website.
Taiwan Studies Graduate Fellowships and Faculty
Travel Grants Application
Deadline: June 2, 2017 Graduate Research
Through a grant from the Taiwan Ministry of Education, the UCLA Asia
Pacific Center offers awards of up to $6000 to UCLA graduate students
for pre-dissertation or dissertation-level research in Taiwan. Students
from any discipline may apply, but research must incorporate topics or
methodologies of the humanities, social or behavioral sciences.
Applications will be accepted each quarter and should be submitted to
the UCLA Asia Pacific Center by the posted deadlines. Graduate student
applicants must be current UCLA students in good standing with a
minimum GPA of 3.0. Each application must be accompanied by a proposal
of 2–3 pages in length, an unofficial UCLA transcript, CV, budget, and
one UCLA faculty letter of recommendation. Proposals should identify an
institution or scholar in Taiwan who will host you. Include the dates
of your proposed travel. Faculty Travel
The UCLA Asia Pacific Center will offer short-term travel grants of up
to $2000 to UCLA faculty for research or academic collaborations in Taiwan.
Faculty from any discipline may apply, but research must incorporate
topics or methodologies of the humanities, social or behavioral
sciences. Applications will be accepted quarterly, and should be
submitted to the UCLA Asia Pacific Center via the online application.
The application should include a brief proposal including purpose and
dates of the visit, collaborating institutions and scholars in Taiwan,
and an estimated budget. For further information and
to apply for either award, please visit our website.