ICS-HYI Fellowship for China Studies

ICS-HYI Fellowship for China Studies

About: Applications are invited from Indian citizens for a multi-year doctoral fellowship in China Studies, starting in September 2014 and sponsored jointly by the Institute ofChinese Studies, Delhi (ICS) and the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts (HYI).
The applicants will already be registered in a PhD programme in an Indian university or applying to a PhD programme in the social sciences or humanities including anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, economics, geography, history, international relations, language and literature, legal history, philosophy, political sciences, religion, and sociology, and would have adopted a specific China focus in their studies.
Fellowship: Rs 30,000 per month (subject to certain conditions_please see the advertisement).
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
The applicant will submit by e-mail to info@icsin.org
a) CV with academic record, awards, contact details
b) Academic transcripts from MA-level onwards (scanned copies)
c) PhD research proposal submitted to or approved by the university
d) Statement of purpose, detailing candidate’s interest in China and relevance of the PhD proposal for Chinese studies or India-China comparative studies
e) Proof of relevant language capability, if applicable (scanned copies)
f) Three signed references on official letterheads, at least two of which must be from academics in universities or scholars in research institutions to be sent separately to info@icsin.org
Applications incomplete in any respect will not be considered.
IMPORTANT DATES:
Last date: for receiving applications, including references: 15 November 2013.
Announcement of candidates selected for interview: 15 December 2013
Interviews on: 10 January 2014
Announcement of final list of selected candidates: 10 February 2014
Start of Fellowship stipend in India: March 2014 (for continuing PhDs students), September 2014 (for those yet to begin their PhD programmes)
Start of Fellowship in China: September 2014
For further enquiries please contact info@icsin.org

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