Tang Visiting Scholar’s Fellowship at Columbia University in USA, 2018

The Tang Center for Early China is delighted to offer its Visiting Scholar’s Fellowship to pursue research programme. The fellowship is available for East Asian applicants.

The aim of the fellowship is to support one scholar each year for an in-residence research period of 10 months at Columbia University, or to two scholars for a period of 5 months each, depending on the need of the proposed projects.

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City, often cited as one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue the research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship will cover the following:

  • Fellowship funds can be used to cover airfare, living expenses, and fees accrued during the fellow’s residence at the university.
  • The Fellowship also includes a modest travel fund for the fellow to visit other US cities or institutions.
  • The successful candidate may be invited to teach short-term courses or seminars which, if it happens, will carry a supplemental adjunct salary.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must have PhD degree in hand at the start of the fellowship period, or have outstanding research credential.
  • Applicants must be able to manage the day-to-day conversation in English.
  • Applicants must be affiliated with an academic institution in their country of origin.

Nationality:  Applicants from China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau are eligible to apply for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have PhD degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have a certificate of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PET acceptable).

Research Scholarship

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via online:

  • Applicants must submit the following documents-
  • Basic application form.
  • Certificate of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PET acceptable).
  • 10 – 15-page double-spaced project proposal (in English).
  • Proposal contents should include the following:
  • The purpose of the project.
  • Research methods.
  • Potential contributions of research findings.
  • Project timeline.
  • Travel itineraries (if travel budget is requested)
  • Curriculum Vitae (in English).
  • Two letters of recommendation (in English).

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 30, 2017.

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