Fellowship for those Candidates who enrolled in USA,Canada and Mexico University
Job Description: Doctoral candidates who are non-ROC citizens and who are enrolled in an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America may apply for financial support for writing dissertations in the field of Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. Citizens of the ROC should apply for Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad.
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Grants are available only to doctoral candidates who are neither employed nor receiving grants from other sources. Applicants should have completed all other requirements for their Ph.D. degree, and must be in the last stage of their doctoral program. The maximum amount of each award is $15,000, which is given for a period extending to one year. Successful candidates are expected to complete their dissertations by the end of the grant period. Funding for successful applications will be provided in two installments (July and January). The completed thesis should be submitted to the Foundation when the project is finished.
Applications for Doctoral Fellowships will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
1.The significance of the contribution that the proposed project will make to the advancement of research in the field of Chinese Studies.
2.The quality or potential quality of the applicant’s work, including its originality in the field of Chinese Studies.
3.The quality of the approach, organization, and methodology of the proposed project.
4.The likelihood that the applicant can successfully complete the entire project during the grant period.
1.Applicants must not accept full-time employment during the grant period, and should inform the Foundation if they are applying for or subsequently receive other sources of funding. The Foundation reserves the right to adjust the terms of the grant (including termination of the grant) should an applicant receive other sources of funding.
2.Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America.
3.Applicants must have qualified for Ph.D. candidacy and be in the last stage of writing the dissertation.
Application deadline: October 15 2010