The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies
January 10, 2018
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) invites applications in the 2017-18 competition year of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies. In cooperation with the Foundation, ACLS offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions supporting work to expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, to strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and to increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies.
• Dissertation Fellowships: one-year stipends to PhD candidates for full-time preparation of dissertations
• Postdoctoral Fellowships: two-year stipends to recent recipients of the PhD for residence at a university for research, writing, and teaching
• Research Fellowships: one-year stipends for the creation of critical editions, translation of canonical texts, and translation of scholarly works
• Grants for Critical Editions and Scholarly Translations: one-year stipends for the creation of critical editions, translation of canonical texts, and translation of scholarly works
• New Professorships: multi-year grants to colleges and universities to establish or expand teaching in Buddhist studies
These are global competitions. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed, the citizenship of applicants, or the languages of the final written product. Applications must be submitted in English. Program information and applications are available at www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/.
Deadline for submission of fellowship applications: November 15, 2017.
Deadline for institutional applications for New Professorships: January 10, 2018.