Asia Library Travel Grants

The Asia Library at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 travel grants on behalf of the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Japanese Studies, and Nam Center for Korean Studies.  

The three Centers are offering Asia Library Travel Grants on a competitive basis and now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 travel grants. The grants are to help defray the cost of travel, lodging, meals, and photo-duplication for scholars of China, Japan, and Korea at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the University of Michigan Asia Library.

The Asia Library is one of the most comprehensive collections of East Asian materials in North America. The collection encompasses more than one million volumes of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean language materials in the humanities and social sciences, particularly strong in history, philosophy, literature, and film studies. The Library also has a comprehensive coverage of electronic resources, such as electronic full text journals, e-books, and databases. For further information about the library, please visit the website at

The grants will be paid as reimbursements of expenses in compliance with the International Institute’s travel guidelines. Candidates must secure approval prior to travel.

Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of China, Japan, and Korea at other institutions.

Up to $1,000 per trip.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Application Procedures:

* Lieberthal-Roegel Center for Chinese Studies

* Center for Japanese Studies

* Nam Center for Korean Studies

If you have any questions, please email or the appropriate center. Thank you very much.

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Last modified: 02/11/2020