The Tang Visiting Scholar’s Fellowship is offered each year to one scholar 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. The applicant must be non-US based, and preference is given to scholars from East Asia.
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.
- 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 day-to-day conversation in English.
- Applicants must be affiliated with an academic institution in their country of origin.
- Past recipients are not eligible to apply for two years, except for projects evaluated by the Tang Advisory Committee as necessary to receive multiple years of support.
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