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July 02, 2008

New Fulbright Scholar Award in Hong Kong

Postdoctoral Research in the Social Sciences for China Specialists

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2008
Start Date: Sept. 2008 or later, grant must be completed by Aug. 31, 2009
Status: Open

Purpose: To support young scholars seeking to extend their doctoral dissertations and prepare them for publication as a monograph or a series of articles for major journals. Applicant will give periodic seminars in area of research and may be asked to teach one course in area of specialization or to mentor graduate students.

Qualifications: Applicants who received their Ph.D. no more than three years before the time of application, or applicants who are in the last stage of completing their dissertations. Applicants who do not have their doctorate at the time of application must have received it by the time that the grant begins.

Language: Level of capability in Mandarin or a Chinese dialect appropriate to the project.

Eligible disciplines: political science, public administration, public policy, international relations, anthropology, sociology, psychology, geography, urban studies, social policy, social work

Host Institution: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Grantee may make short visits to China to collect data as part of the grant activities.

Length of Grant: 9 months to 12 months

Starting Date: September 2008 or later but grant must be completed by August 31, 2009

Benefit Package: A monthly stipend (HK$25,000), a housing subsidy (HK$6,000), international travel (HK$15,000) and a research allowance (HK$25,000) for travel and purchase of materials. Benefits will be paid in Hong Kong dollars.

Deadline: October 1, 2008

More information: For more information on this award and the Fulbright Scholar Program in Hong Kong, visit www.cies.org or contact David Adams, dadams@cies.iie.org or 202.686.4021

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
3007 Tilden Street, NW, Suite 51, Washington, DC 20008-3009
Telephone: 202.686.7877
Fax: 202.362.3442
email: apprequest@cies.iie.org

Posted by moyera at July 2, 2008 11:02 AM