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Funding for Individual Research (with Residential Requirements)

International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) – IIAS Fellowship

Amount:

  • A monthly grant of 2,000 EUR (3,000 CAD, which amounts to 30,000 CAD/10 months)
  • A one-time grant of (max) 1,000 (1,500 CAD) towards the costs of (international) travel

Deadline: March 1 and October 1 of each year

Requirements:

Citizenship: Open
General:
work on an important aspect of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities

Eligibility:

  • The applicants should work on an important aspect of Asian studies research in the social sciences and humanities. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. Researchers who would like to work on a collaborative grant proposal or develop their PhD thesis into a book publication are also welcomed.
  • Applicants must have fulfilled all requirements of the PhD. If you are a PhD candidate at the time of application, you may also apply, provided that you graduate within 5 months after the application deadline.

Details:

  • This position is intended for visiting, excellent scholars from around the world to work on an individual piece of research at IIAS in the Netherlands.
  • We are particularly looking for researchers focusing on the three IIAS clusters 'Asian Cities', 'Asian Heritages' and 'Global Asia'. However some positions will be reserved for outstanding projects in any area outside of those listed. Applications that link to more than one field are also welcome.
  • The grant has a maximum period of 10 months.
  • Affiliated fellows are expected to participate in IIAS events.

Link:

https://iias.asia/page/iias-fellowship-application

International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) – ASC-IIAS Fellowship

Amount:

  • A monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing

Deadline: March 15 and September 15 of each year 

Requirements:

Citizenship: Open
General:
must be researchers specializing in Asian-African interactions

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be researchers specializing in Asian-African interactions.
  • Candidates should have a PhD.

Details:

  • This fellowship aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways traditionally been conceived in the West.
  • The fellowship is of maximum 6 months.

Link:

https://iias.asia/page/asc-iias-fellowship-application

Funding for Individual Research (without Residential Requirements)

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada – Distinguished Fellowship

Amount:

  • The fellowships are unpaid, but an honorarium may be offered when the Foundation approaches select Distinguished Fellows to ask for their assistance when shaping certain research projects.

Deadline: Nominations can be submitted by October 20, 2017

Requirements:

Citizenship: Open
General:
must have made significant contributions to Canada-Asia relations

Eligibility:

  • We typically select individuals who have made significant contributions to Canada-Asia relations in one of the following areas: scholarship, public policy, business, diplomacy, arts and culture, and civil society.
  • APF Canada is currently accepting nominations.
  • For a candidate to be considered by Selection Committee, the application material should include a letter explaining the contribution, for example: op-ed writing, Canada-Asia agenda writing, etc., and a recent CV which highlights Asia Pacific experience and contributions.

Details:

  • Fellows are chosen by an in-house Selection Committee composed of a panel of experts, as well as members of APF Canada’s Board of Directors. Successful candidates are established members of the Canada-Asia practitioner community and possess knowledge and demonstrated work in the fields of Canada-Asia relations and policy.
  • The term of the appointment is for three years.

Link:

https://www.asiapacific.ca/grants/distinguished-fellowships