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Funding for Graduate and Postdoctoral Research in China

Most of the organizations listed below award fellowships to scholars across disciplines in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Organizations are listed alphabetically, but disciplines awarded under each are highlighted in the text to facilitate searching. Programs listed below make awards to individuals rather than to institutions. Contact program offices for application deadlines.

American Council of Learned Societies

228 East 45th Street

New York, NY 10017-3398

Telephone: 212-697-1505

Description: The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) administers a general humanities postdoctoral fellowship program and a pre- and postdoctoral fellowship program for scholars in the humanities and social sciences for research on China. These programs, however, are not intended specifically for research in China. Individual programs are described below.

Application materials are available from the ACLS Office of Fellowships and Grants. Requests for applications must be submitted in writing by U.S. mail (no inquiries or applications will be accepted by fax) and must include the following information: highest degree held and date received; country of citizenship or permanent legal residence; academic or other position; field of specialization; proposed subject of research or study, proposed date for beginning tenure of the award and duration requested; and specific award program for which application is requested. Graduate students should include their current level of

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