The Center for Chinese Studies will award two grants on a competitive basis to help defray the cost of travel, lodging, meals, and photo-duplication for scholars of China at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library. The grants will be paid as reimbursements of expenses in compliance with the University and International Institute's travel guidelines. Candidates must secure approval prior to travel.
The Asia Library collection includes over 756,949 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Further information about the library is available at http://www.lib.umich.edu/asia-library or by contacting the Library Assistant at 734.764.0406.
Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of China at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library between January 10 and August 14, 2011.
Up to $700 per trip.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis through May 31, 2011.
Applicants must submit the following by email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
An application letter
A brief statement (not to exceed 250 words) describing their research and the need to use the Asia Library collection
A list of sources they would like to access (applicants must check availability of these sources in the Library's online catalog before submitting applications)
A current curriculum vita
An estimated budget and proposed travel dates