SSRC Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship for International Applicants, 2018

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Applications are invited for junior fellowship for transregional research under the rubric InterAsian Contexts and Connections.

The Social Science Research Council Transregional Research Program aims at promoting excellence in transregional research and interrogating boundaries that have long divided world geographies and academic communities.

The Social Science Research Council is an independent, international, nonprofit organization founded in 1923. Governed by a board of directors, it fosters innovative research, nurtures new generations of social scientists, deepens how inquiry is practiced within and across disciplines and mobilizes necessary knowledge on important public issues.

The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for the postdoctoral research program.

Study Subject: Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

This fellowship competition is open to all disciplines across the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen,

These fellowships are open to all scholars in the humanities and social sciences (but not the arts).

Scholarship Award: Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

There is no fixed fellowship amount. Fellowship awards will range from $20,000–$45,000 and applicants will be asked to provide a detailed budget request and justification.

SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen,

Fellows will receive 2,500 € per month for three months and one round trip economy class plane ticket to Göttingen. In addition, the University of Göttingen will provide in-kind support in the form of office space and access to university resources.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections

Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application, and should be no more than five years out of a Ph.D. program (e.g. all applicants must have received the Ph.D. no earlier than 2011 and by September 2016).

SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen,

Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

How to Apply: All applicants will be required to submit the following information using the SSRC online application portal by the submission deadline of September 19, 2016 (12:00 PM EST):

  • Online application, consisting of personal information and project details
  • Short CV
  • Project Bibliography
  • One letter of reference

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 27, 2017.

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