The University of Michigan Nam Center for Korean Studies is now accepting applications for its 2011 travel grants for scholars of Korea to use the University of Michigan Asia Library.
Asia Library Travel Grants
The Nam Center for Korean Studies will award two grants on a competitive basis to help defray the cost of travel, lodging, meals, and photo-duplication for scholars of Korea 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 Yunah Sung, Korean Studies Librarian, at email@example.com.
Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of Korea at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library between Feb 8, 2011 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