Application portal opening June, 2023
Cultivating the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Research Grants in South and Southeast Asia
Application portal opening June 2023, Deadline Sept 1, 2023
Cultivating the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Research Grants are available for short- (up to 2 months), medium (2-6 months), and long-term (12 months) research projects that advance the fields of the humanities and social sciences in South and Southeast Asia. Junior faculty, graduate students, senior or independent scholars, women, and ethnic minority groups with South or Southeast Asian nationality are encouraged to apply.
Grants with rolling application deadlines:
AAS Council of Conferences (COC) Outreach Grants
AAS Council of Conferences (COC) Outreach Grants of up to $2,000 are made available to encourage education in Asian Studies.
AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) Distinguished Speakers Bureau
The Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (NEAC) solicits applications from American colleges or universities (especially those without well-established programs on East Asia) to invite a distinguished scholar to give a public lecture on their campus, to meet with teachers and students, and possibly to visit classes.
Not currently accepting applications:
The AAS-Gale Non-Residential Fellowship will support research or teaching projects that rely on Gale Primary Sources and use digital humanities methodologies.
AAS East and Inner Asia Council (EIAC) Small Grants
The East and Inner Asia Council of the AAS (EIAC) makes awards of up to $2,000. Dissertation-level graduate students and scholars with special interests in China, Taiwan, East or Inner Asia are invited to submit proposals.
The fellowship provides US $52,000 of funding for postdoctoral research and writing, to be expended over 8-12 months while the recipient is in residence or otherwise based at an academic institution, in Southeast Asia or abroad, other than their home institution and the institution at which their doctorate was obtained. The fellowship may be used in any discipline and for any country of Southeast Asia (i.e., Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam).
AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) Japan Studies Grants
The Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies, in conjunction with the Japan-US Friendship Commission, supports a variety of grant programs in Japanese studies designed to facilitate the research of individual scholars, to improve the quality of teaching about Japan on both the college and precollege levels, and to integrate the study of Japan into the major academic disciplines.
AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) Korean Studies Grants
The Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (NEAC), in conjunction with the Korea Foundation, offers a grant program in Korean studies designed to assist the research of individual scholars based in North America to improve the quality of teaching about Korea on both the college and precollege levels, and to integrate the study of Korea into the major academic disciplines.
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