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Center Faculty Grants

The East Asia Center is happy to serve as a partner on outside funding requests. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our director or administrative staff if we can offer logistical support for your application.

 

EAST ASIA CENTER ADMINISTERED GRANTS

Ellen Bayard Weedon Travel Grant for Studies in East Asia

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15 (FALL) AND MARCH 1 (SPRING)

Each year the East Asia Center Grants Committee awards money to lessen the cost of travel to East Asian countries by University faculty members and students.  These funds may be used to cover part or all of the cost of airfare between Charlottesville and an East Asian country. Travel within an East Asian country will not be covered by a Weedon travel grant.

The Nelson Scholars Program for Southeast Asian Studies

APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15 (FALL) AND MARCH 1 (SPRING)

Each year the Southeast Asia Programming and Grants Committee allocates money to be used to reduce the cost of travel to Southeast Asian countries by University students, for study, and faculty members, for research.  These funds may be used to cover part or all of the cost of airfare between Charlottesville and a Southeast Asian country, as well as program fees, reasonable accommodations, and research-related transportation within Southeast Asia.

Faculty Development Grants

APPLICATION DEADLINES: OCTOBER 15 (FALL) AND MARCH 1 (SPRING)

“Faculty Development Grants," designed to provide supplemental funds of up to $500 per application to help cover the costs associated with participating in East Asia-related workshops and conferences, both in the U.S. and abroad, by presenting or commenting on papers, research-related activities such as materials acquisition, transcription, and translation, and costs associated with the editing and publication of manuscripts, are made available by The East Asia Center to all East Asia-related faculty holding long-term paid appointments.  

(For large publication projects please apply for a publication grant using the same form; a publication grant can range from $1,000-$2,000, depending on the needs. For workshop and conference funding requests, ranging between $1,000-$5,000, please write to the Director and the Grants Committee at any time.)

 

ADDITIONAL UVA INTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Research Support for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

All full-time, regular Arts & Sciences faculty (tenured, tenure-track, and general faculty on multiyear appointments) in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are eligible to apply for this support: https://virginia.box.com/s/f8oh2c8rhgcw7hpqscakmkwwe3fcx2gh

Up to $4,000 awards are available for individual proposals and up to $8,000 for collaborative proposals. Questions concerning eligibility or suitability of proposals may be directed to Jenn Bair (jlb5md@virginia.edu), Associate Dean for the Social Sciences or Sarah Betzer (sb4fg@virginia.edu), Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities. The Application Deadline for the spring 2024 call is March 15, 2024.

Internal Funding Opportunities (Office of the Vice President for Research)

Summer Stipends in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Small Grants/Travel Grants (Office of the VPR) 

Center for Teaching Excellence Grants

Course Enrichment Grants (UVA Library)

Affordability and Equity Grants (UVA Library)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) grants

Buckner W. Clay Endowment for the Humanities (IHGC)

4-VA Research Grant Program (Office of the Provost)

Center for Global Inquiry + Innovation (CGII)

The Jefferson Trust

 

ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

China-U.S. Scholars Program Grants for Conference Participation and Research Travel

Scholarship for People from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Member Economies offered by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan).

Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies offered by Center of Chinese Studies, Taiwan National Central Library

Taiwan Studies Project collaboration

Fudan Development Institute Visiting Scholar Program

East China Normal University International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship-Visiting Program