Fellowship: SAH Study Program Fellowship. Japan Field Seminar, 6-18 December 2019
Graduate students and emerging scholars are invited to apply for the SAH Study Program Fellowship to participate in the SAH Field Seminar to Japan, December 6–18, led by Ken Tadashi Oshima.
The application deadline is Friday, 2 August 2019.
The Award. The fellowship covers the single occupancy price of the tour package. Also included is a travel stipend of up to $200 intended to provide underwriting for travel to and from the Study Day/Field Seminar destination. The travel stipend portion of the award is granted on a reimbursable basis, paid after the study tour with travel receipts and a completed Travel Reimbursement Form. SAH suggests that if additional financial support is needed to cover other related expenses (airfare, meals not covered, etc.) that the applicants contact their respective university/college, academic advisor, department head or employer to investigate the financial opportunities afforded them.
Award Criteria. The Study Program Fellowship is open to current full-time MA and PhD students and emerging professionals who have received a MA or PhD between 2015 and August 2019. Current membership in SAH is not required to apply, however, fellowship recipients will be required to join SAH before attending the tour and receiving the award.
Reporting Requirements. Study Program Fellowship recipients are asked to complete a report for each day of the tour, which includes a paragraph explaining how the tour contributed to the recipient’s research. Within one week of the conclusion of the tour, fellowship recipients are required to upload 100 images to SAHARA.
Application Details. To apply, you will need to provide:
• A statement (in English, 300 words) that explains how this fellowship will advance your studies or interests
• A curriculum vitae (5 pages max)
• One letter of recommendation
You can find more information and apply here.