Japanese Studies Pre-Dissertation Research Grant
Eligibility: University of Chicago graduate students engaged in pre-dissertation research. Students who have received a CEAS Japanese Studies Recruitment Fellowship are not eligible for this grant.
Deadline: April 10, 2017 by 3:00 PM
The award takes the form of a reimbursement for up to $3,000 of expenses and supports pre-dissertation research in Japanese Studies. Typically, funds are used to finance summer research in the target country. The funds are intended to enable University of Chicago graduate students to lay the foundations for their research plans (for example, to survey holdings in archives, or to identify and meet with scholars and advisers with whom a student plans to work in Asia). A student is eligible for this grant only once during his/her graduate school career. Reimbursable expenses include economy airfare, local travel, accommodations, and meals. Receipts and paperwork must be submitted within 30 days of returning from travel. No exceptions.
The following should be uploaded in PDF format as part of your online application, with the exception of the project budget and letters of recommendation:
> A statement of how the proposed use of the grant furthers your larger research goals.
> A project budget.
> One letter of recommendation.
Please note: upon submitting the online application, the faculty member you specify will receive an email with directions to submit a letter of recommendation. This email is intended as a courtesy reminder; you should be in contact with your professor regarding a letter of recommendation prior to your submission.
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This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:
https://ceas.uchicago.edu/page/japan-studies-funding#Pre-Diss Research Grant