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September 24, 2008

Research Fellowship from OYCF and 1990 Institute for 2008

The Overseas Young Chinese Forum ("OYCF") and The 1990 Institute are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our Joint Research Fellowships in 2008, which sponsor research projects by overseas scholars, professionals and graduate students that analyze economic and social issues in contemporary China, with a focus on policy implications. Preferential consideration will be given to projects that involve fieldwork in China or collaboration with researchers in China. Topics of particular interest include (but are not limited to) micro-lending, environmental policy, bio-energy, and rural education.

The 1990 Institute has provided up to $10,000 for 2008, and up to two fellowships in the amount of $5,000 will be granted based on the quality of the research proposals and budgetary requirements.

The application deadline is November 20, 2008. Awards will be announced by December 20, 2008

To be eligible to receive the fellowship, you must (a) have a Ph.D., J.D., S.J.D. or a comparable advanced academic graduate degree from a university in North America or Europe, or (b) be an ABD (all but dissertation) student pursuing a doctoral degree, or (c) be pursuing post-doctoral research, at such institutions. If you are interested in applying for the fellowship, please download the Information and Application Procedures for the Joint OYCF-The 1990 Institute Research Fellowships from http://www.oycf.org/Research/research.htm.

All applications shall be submitted to OYCF, and final selection decisions will be made by a Review Committee convened by The 1990 Institute with the participation of OYCF members.

To submit your application, you will need an application form, curriculum vitae or resume, a detailed research proposal, an itemized budget, and two letters of reference. Information and application form can be found at the above web address.

Posted by zzhu at September 24, 2008 02:10 PM