The Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University is offering a postdoctoral fellowship in Chinese Studies for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicants from all around the world can apply for this fellowship. This award is open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences studying any historical period.
nd undergraduate students, internationally-recognized library collections, and outstanding institutional support, Stanford University is home to one of the most distinguished East Asian Studies programs in the country.
Wonderful opportunity to get a $60,000 stipend for postdoctoral study in the USA.
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Course Level: Fellowship is available for undertaking postdoctoral research program at the Center for East Asian Studies.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Chinese Studies.
Scholarship Award: The fellowship will begin September 1, 2020, and end August 31, 2021, with a 12-month stipend of approximately $60,000.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Fellows are required to be in residence in the Stanford area during the appointment period; to teach one course during the academic year; and to participate in all regular Center activities. Stanford University Press will have first right of refusal for manuscripts produced during the postdoctoral appointment.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants must have been awarded their PhD no later than August 31 the year in which the fellowship begins, and may not be more than four years beyond receipt of the doctoral degree at the start of their fellowship.
- In addition to non-affiliated PhD’s, this fellowship may be awarded to those who hold continuing, assistant professor-level teaching positions, if they meet other application qualifications.
- S. citizenship is not required.
- Those who have received their PhD from Stanford University will not normally be considered.
Nationality: Applicants from all around the world can apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have been awarded their PhD no later than August 31 the year in which the fellowship begins, and may not be more than four years beyond receipt of the doctoral degree at the start of their fellowship.
English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply:
Applications will only be accepted via the Interfolio online application portal. No email or paper submissions will be accepted.
The inner folio application consists of an online Applicant Biographical Information form, and the following required documents:
- Current curriculum vitae
- Research statement for the year of appointment (max. 5-page double-spaced)
- Writing sample (dissertation chapter or other paper) no longer than 30 pages (whether single-spaced or double-spaced)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Two syllabi for proposed courses
Application Deadline: The 2020-21 application period is now open. The application deadline is January 15, 2020.
Questions regarding this fellowship may be addressed to John Groschwitz, Associate Director, at [email protected]