Grants & Awards Archive

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Call for Submissions – EACS Young Scholar Award 2022

Feb 13, 2022
Deadline Extended: 15th Mar 2022 The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. The

EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA) 2020

Oct 22, 2020
On 19th September 2020, the three finalists of the EACS Young Scholar Award presented their lectures to an audience of EACS members and a jury of experts during an online Zoom event. The YSA jury received 32 submissions of high quality which were subsequently reviewed by both internal and external reviewers.

Research Grant Program of the Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz

Aug 29, 2020
Deadline: 30th Sep 2020 Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin invites international researchers to apply for a research grant in 2021 within the framework of the Grant Programme of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. The scholarships are available for research in Berlin with the extensive collections of Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, such as the holdings of the

Travel grant: Sino-Tibetan Languages: Research Methodologies and Approaches to Linguistic Field Studies and Language Documentation among Tibeto-Burman Speaking Minorities in China

Jul 20, 2020
Ghent, Belgium 26th-30th Oct 2020 Deadline: 31st Jul 2020 Thanks to the generous support of the TIANZHU FOUNDATION, we are pleased to award up to 800 Euros in travel remuneration of five international PhD students. This money can be used for travel, accommodation, and meals. To apply for this travel grant, please send a

Call for Applications: Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants and China Travel Grants

Jul 20, 2020
Deadline: 9th/16th Oct 2020 Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) confers Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants to young academics with an international focus. The travel

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2021

Feb 20, 2020
Deadlines: 20th Mar & 20th Oct 2020 Thanks to the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the EACS will continue to fund in 2020, one-week visits for specialized research in Sinological libraries or for research in one of the major European museums for Chinese art, depending on the availability of funds. Applications

Announcement of the Charles Leslie Prize 2020

Feb 2, 2020
Deadline: 15th Apr 2020 The Charles Leslie prize seeks to honour the work of Charles Leslie and his dedication to IASTAM, and aims to encourage young scholars in the field that he helped to establish. This prize is awarded to the best original, unpublished scholarly essay on Asian medicine submitted to the

EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA)

Aug 11, 2019
Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. The Young

Max Weber Foundation China Travel Grants

Aug 11, 2019
China Travel Grants Deadline: 18th Oct 2019 Since 2018, the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards travel grants once a year (for three years to begin with), with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scientists (doctoral and post-doctoral) from sinology or

PhD studentship: Mining ‘realms of memory’ for alternative histories of Mao’s China

Feb 13, 2019
SOAS University of London, UK Deadline: 14 Mar 2019 In recent years the history of the early decades of the PRC has attracted considerable attention in both Chinese and Western-language historiographies. Standard accounts of ‘liberation’ and the subsequent building of the New China on the one hand and violent coercion and subsequent failed

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2018 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2018 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October

Call for Submissions: EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA)

Oct 6, 2017
Deadline: 15th Jan 2018 The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. The Young Scholar

Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants

Aug 2, 2017
Deadline: 13th Oct 2017 Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) confers Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants to young academics with an international focus. The travel grants

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2017

Dec 9, 2016
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2017 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2013 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised re-search in Sinological libraries in Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and October

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2016

Feb 19, 2016
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2016 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2016 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Berlin, Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris. Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20 and

Price of the French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation

Feb 1, 2016
Deadline: 30th Jun 2016 The French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation was established in 1996 under the aegis of the French Academy for Social and Moral Sciences with the purpose of “awarding every year two prizes to natural persons or legal entities whose achievements or projects in the fields of arts, culture or social sciences

EACS Young Scholar Award 2016

Oct 6, 2015
Deadline: 15th Jan 2016 The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. The

EACS Young Scholar Award 2014

Dec 30, 2013
Winner Chen LI (University of Oxford, UK)  |  Stone Carved Tombs of the Han Dynasty: A Study on the Origins     Short-listed Candidates Yu TAO (University of Oxford, UK)  |  Enemies of the State or Friends of the ‘Harmonious Society’?: Religious Groups and Collective Protests in Contemporary Rural China Huiyi

CCK Foundation Library Travel Grant 2014

Nov 30, 2013
Deadlines: 20th Mar & Oct 2014 Thanks to the continued support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation the EACS also in 2014 is able to fund one-week visits for specialised research in Sinological libraries in Berlin, Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris.Applications received before the two deadlines of March 20

French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation Award

Apr 16, 2012
Deadline: 30th Jun 2012 The French-Taiwanese Cultural Foundation was established in 1996 under the aegis of the French Academy for Social and Moral Sciences with the purpose of “awarding every year two prizes for artistic or literary works that shed light on relations between Taiwan and Europe and/or contribute to

EACS Young Scholar Award 2012

Jun 29, 2011
Deadline: 15th Jan 2012 The Board of the European Association for Chinese Studies is pleased to announce again the EACS Young Scholar Award (YSA). The purpose of this award is to encourage research in Chinese studies among young scholars, especially, but not exclusively, scholars studying and working at European institutions. We

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