Stanford University Library Travel Grants

Here’s another competition for travel grants for students and scholars of East Asian Studies to use Stanford University’s East Asian Library collection.

The Stanford University Center for East Asian Studies is now accepting applications for its 2010-11 travel grants for scholars of East Asia to use the Stanford East Asia Library collection.  Funded by the Department of Education Title VI program, the Center will award up to six grants on a competitive basis to help defray the cost of travel and lodging for scholars of East Asia at other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the Stanford East Asia Library. The grants will be paid as reimbursements of expenses in compliance with University travel guidelines. Candidates must secure approval prior to travel.  The Stanford East Asia Library collection includes roughly 700,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and western languages.

Further information about the library collections is available at http://lib.stanford.edu/eal or by contacting the relevant area librarian.

Eligibility

Scholars (faculty and advanced graduate students) of East Asia at

other institutions who wish to utilize the collection at the Stanford

East Asia Library between February 1 and August 14, 2011.

Amount

Up to $500 per trip.

Application Procedures

Applicants must submit the following by email to  jgroschwitz@stanford.edu

*  A current curriculum vita
*  A brief statement (not to exceed 250 words) describing their research, the need to use the East Asia Library collection, and proposed travel dates
*  A list of resources they would like to access (applicants must check availability of these resources in the Library’s online catalog or by contacting the relevant area librarian prior to submitting applications)
*  An estimated budget

Deadline

Applications are due February 1, 2011

Contact

John Groschwitz
Associate Director
Center for East Asian Studies
Phone: 650.736.1759
Email: jgroschwitz@stanford.edu

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