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Postdoctoral Fellowships: The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China
November 4, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 8:55 pm
- Amount: up to $50,000
- Tenure: two consecutive semesters of time released from teaching; fellowship to begin between June 2016 to September 2017. (Stipends for shorter periods—minimum one semester—will be pro-rated.)
1) An applicant must hold a PhD from an institution in the United States or Canada. OR be a US or Canadian citizen/permanent resident with a PhD from any institution. The PhD degree must be completed by November 4, 2015 (including defense and revisions) and conferred by May 31, 2016. (If the date of conferral is after the application deadline, the application must include an institutional statement attesting that all requirements for the PhD have been fulfilled. Successful applicants will be asked to submit proof of conferral.)
2) An applicant who is not a US or Canadian citizen/permanent resident must have an affiliation, a long-term regular research or teaching appointment, with a university or college in the United States or Canada.
3) An applicant must hold a PhD degree conferred no earlier than January 1, 2007.
- Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted through the ACLS Online Fellowship Application system (http://ofa.acls.org/) no later than 9 pm Eastern Standard Time, November 4, 2015.
- Notifications will be sent in May 2016.
- Final report required on completion of the fellowship period.
Postdoctoral fellowships support work based on the applicant’s research in China that aims to produce a scholarly text in English.
A working knowledge of Chinese is required.
Stipends may be used for travel, living expenses, and research costs. Other support may be accepted (sabbatical leave or other grants) but the total received cannot exceed the 125% of the fellow’s academic annual salary. There is no financial support for dependents.
Applications will be evaluated on the basis of:
- The research design and intellectual organization of the project;
- The importance of proposed research in the context of existing literature, which must be identified;
- The ability of the applicant to accomplish the proposed research, based on academic training and success of previous research projects; and
- The feasibility of the plan of work.
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