.: Online Applications :.
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On this site, you may submit the following types of applications:
2015-16 Hiroshi Wagatsuma Graduate Fellowships (for UCLA Graduate Student)
Application Period: 2/6/2015 - 4/3/2015
Hiroshi Wagatsuma Graduate Fellowships will be awarded to UCLA graduate students working on a dissertation or comparable research project with a substantial cross-cultural or comparative dimension, preferably one concerning Japan or other Asian country and North American comparison. Applications should discuss how the proposal meets the requirements of the award to continue in the spirit of Prof. Wagatsuma's work.

Graduate student applicants must be current UCLA students in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Please have the following information prepared before beginning your application:
- Proposal of 2-3 pages in length
- Unofficial UCLA transcript
- Current CV
- Budget
- Contact information for two academic references

Please see http://international.ucla.edu/asia/funding/ for full fellowship descriptions and requirements.
2015-16 Hiroshi Wagatsuma Memorial Faculty Grant (for UCLA Faculty)
Application Period: 2/6/2015 - 4/3/2015
The Wagatsuma Fellowship was created in honor of former UCLA Anthropology Professor Hiroshi Wagatsuma, who for many years served as an important bridge of mutual understanding between students and academics in Japan and the United States. He pursued cross-cultural studies in anthropology, psychology, sociology, and law until his death in 1985.

Grants of up to $5000 are available for UCLA faculty in support of research, a conference, workshop, or publication in a collaborative research project with a Japanese scholar. These grants may not be used for salary supplements for UCLA faculty or visiting Japanese scholars.

Please have the following information prepared before beginning your application:
- Project Proposal
- Current CV
- Budget
- Name of Department Fund Manager
2015-16 UCLA Taiwan Studies Lectureship Graduate Research Fellowships (for UCLA Graduate Student)
Application Period: 12/1/2014 - 4/3/2015
Through a grant from the Taiwan Ministry of Education, the UCLA Asia Institute will offer awards of up to $6000 to UCLA graduate students for pre-dissertation or dissertation-level research in Taiwan. Students from any discipline may apply, but research must incorporate topics or methodologies of the humanities or social sciences. Applications for 2015-16 should be submitted to the UCLA Asia Institute by April 3, 2015. Before submitting the application, students must identify and contact a faculty mentor or university department or program in Taiwan who is willing to sponsor the student. Graduate student applicants must be current UCLA students in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Each application must be accompanied by a proposal of 2-3 pages in length, an unofficial UCLA transcript, CV, budget, one UCLA faculty letter of recommendation, and one endorsement letter from a faculty member or institution in Taiwan.
HKUST Graduate Exchange Application 2015-16 (for UCLA Graduate Student)
Application Period: 1/3/2015 - 4/3/2015
HKUST School of Humanities and Social Science Graduate Student Exchange Program and International Doctoral Student Visitor Supplement. See
http://asia.ucla.edu/asia/article/117725 for program information.
Required Application Materials:
- A dissertation or research proposal
- Statement of purpose describing the proposed plan of study to be carried out at HKUST.
- Two letters of recommendation
- Confirmation of funding for the exchange (grant, fellowship, personal funds, etc.)
- CV
- Transcript
- Funding amount requested and budget