the D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and
Technology in East Asia. The Foundation provides
fellowships and grants to support graduate students
and young scholars who are working in the history of
science and technology in East Asia from the
beginning of the 20th century, regardless of their
nationality, origins, or gender. Comparative
studies of East Asia and the West as well as studies
in related fields (mathematics, medicine and public
health) are also welcome. English is the official
language of the Foundation. All application
materials (including sample chapters, papers or
essays) should be written in English. All
publications, workshops, and meetings that the
Foundation supports use English only.
FellowshipsThe deadline for the receipt of fellowship applications is December 15, 2013. Successful recipients will be notified by e-mail in late-January. The fellowship term is September 1 through August 31, but can be adjusted with permission from the foundation. If a recipient receives another fellowship or grant, he/she must report it to the foundation. The foundation may adjust the amount of the fellowship award accordingly.
Post-doctoral Fellowship: One fellowship (up to $55,000) will be awarded annually to a distinguished young scholar who has received his/her doctoral degree within the previous 5 years. Applicants should include an invitation letter from their host institution; the host institution cannot be changed without permission from the foundation.
Dissertation Fellowship: One or two fellowships (up to $25,000 each) will be awarded annually to Ph.D candidates who are writing their dissertations. Applicants should include at least two draft chapters with their application.
GrantsThe deadline for the receipt of applications is December 15, 2013. Grant recipients will be notified by e-mail in late-January. If a recipient receives another fellowship or grant, he/she must report it to the foundation.
Traveling/Research Grant: Several grants (up to $2,500 each) will be awarded annually to scholars who are traveling either to present papers at international conferences, workshops or annual meetings, or for short-term research projects (less than a month). Those applicants who do not reside in the United States, please contact the foundation to check for eligibility.
Group Grants: Several grants (up to $5000 each) will be available to groups that organize workshops or international meetings. These meetings should be conducted in English.
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