SSRC Transregional Research Fellowship for International Students in USA

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Scholarship Description:

SSRC Transregional Research Fellowship for International Students in USA is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

SSRC Transregional Research Fellowship, Applications are invited for junior fellowship for transregional research under the rubric Inter Asian Contexts and Connections. Fellowships will be awarded for up to $45,000. The grants will enable fellows to devote sustained attention to completing first books and/or formulating second projects and developing innovative teaching materials and resources. In addition, the fellows’ workshop will create networks and shared resources that will continue to support fellows well beyond the grant period. The last date of submission of application is August 25, 2015.

Participating Institute: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in USA.

Study Subject: Fellowship competition is open to all disciplines across the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellowships will be awarded for projects that reconceptualize research on Asia as an interlinked historical and geographic formation stretching from West Asia (including Turkey) through Eurasia, Central Asia, and South Asia to Southeast Asia and East Asia.
Degree Level: Fellowships are available for postdoctoral research programme.

Eligibility: Fellowship recipients must be in receipt of the PhD by June 1, 2014 and must be no more than five years out of a PhD program (e.g. all applicants must have received the PhD no earlier than spring 2010).

Eligible Nationalities: Applicants of all countries are eligible to apply.


What does it cover: Fellowships will be awarded for up to $45,000. Fellowship can be used for: salary support; travel and living expenses in the field; data collection; language acquisition; research assistance (up to 10% of total amount requested); books and materials; and limited equipment and software. Funds may be used for attending one conference at up to $1,000 per domestic conference and $1,500 per international conference only if the fellow is presenting on fellowship-related research and his/her attendance directly furthers the purposes of the fellowship-supported research project.

Notification: These pre-proposals will be evaluated by the Program’s Selection and Advisory Committee, and select applicants will be contacted in October 2015 and invited to submit a full proposal by December 2015. Award decisions will be announced in January 2016.

Application Procedure: Applicants are required to submit a preliminary pre-proposal by the deadline of August 25, 2015. This pre-proposal is comprised of two main sections – applicant details and project details. In addition, all prospective applicants will be required to submit a 2-3 page Curriculum Vitae and one letter of reference by this deadline. All pre-proposals must be submitted online. In addition, all reference letters must be submitted online. The online application form includes detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to request an online reference, as well as instructions for your letter writer on how to submit an online reference. At the full proposal stage, applicants will be expected to provide additional project details, including a 10-page narrative research proposal, a specific research plan/timeline and a project budget, including the total amount requested and a breakdown of the expenditure of funds. In addition, applicants that have passed onto this stage will be asked to submit letter(s) of affiliation as relevant. Full proposals will not be submitted via an online applications system. Materials will be submitted via email to Applicants will be provided with detailed application instructions at both stages.

Online Application

Deadline: The last date of submission of application is August 25, 2015.

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Degree Level:

SSRC Transregional Research Fellowship for International Students in USA is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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