Buddhist Scholarship Fellowship and Grant Competitions

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screen-shot-2016-09-25-at-6-55-26-pmThe American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies. In cooperation with the Foundation, ACLS offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions to expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, to strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and to increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies.

Dissertation Fellowships
One-year stipends to PhD candidates for full- time preparation of dissertations

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Two-year stipends to recent recipients of the PhD for residence at a university for research, writing, and teaching

Collaborative Research Fellowships
Support for teams of two or more scholars working on interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary projects

Research Fellowships
One-year stipends for scholars who hold a PhD degree, with no restrictions on time from the PhD

New Professorships
Multi-year grants to colleges and universities to establish or expand teaching in Buddhist studies

These are global competitions. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed, the citizenship of applicants, or the languages of the final written product. Applications must be submitted in English. Program information and applications are available here.

Deadline for applications for Fellowships: November 15, 2016

Deadline for institutional applications for New Professorships: January 11, 2017

For more information please email BuddhistStudies@acls.org.

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