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A Call for Applications:
The POLONSKY FOUNDATION MA SCHOLARSHIPS IN CHINESE STUDIES
The Department of Asian Studies is happy to announce scholarships for MA students in Chinese Studies (all areas of and subjects within this broadly defined field are eligible).
The scholarship is in the sum of 50,000 NIS per year, for two years pending on the successfully passing the requirements of the first year and on our ability to receive funding for the continuation of this program.
Conditions and Eligibility: The scholarship is open for students who will be registered to an MA program at the Hebrew University in the academic year of 2022-2023. Preference will be given to first year MA students in the Department of Asian Studies, but candidates from other departments and those that already started their MA can apply. The scholarship will be awarded according to academic merits. To receive the scholarship for the second year (pending our ability to get funding for it) the students will need to submit a progress report, to have been accepted to the research oriented (with a thesis) MA program, and have an MA advisor who will approve their progress and the subject of their MA thesis.
Candidates should send, in one file, the following documents to the secretary of the Department of Asian Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org ):
- Grades transcript of the BA (and MA if they started already)
- Letter of intent, describing the candidate's fields of interests and his/her plans for the MA thesis (500 words maximum)
- In addition, two letters or recommendation should be sent directly to the secretary of the Department of Asian Studies (email@example.com )
Deadline for submission: July 30, 2022
The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers post-doctoral fellowships for the year 2022-2023. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea, and Mongolia.
Fellowships are granted for one academic year (October 2022-June 2023) or one term with the possibility of extension for an additional year. The starting date of the visit should not be later than four years after receipt of the Doctoral Degree; the fellow must hold a valid Doctoral Degree no later than October 2022.
The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend (tax free) of 6500 NIS. Fellows are also entitled to one airline ticket (economy class, up to 1500 USD$) for a direct flight from their hometown to Israel and back.
The fellows are expected to teach one semester-long course at the Hebrew University (for additional payment, according to Hebrew University regulations). The ability to teach a course in Hebrew is welcome but is not a prerequisite for attaining the fellowship. The fellows will participate in the various activities of the Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies. They are also expected to present their research at the departmental seminar of the Asian Studies Department, and possibly at other relevant forums. Any work outside the Hebrew University would be allowed only after specific approval by the Frieberg Center.
Applicants should submit an electronic copy - in one file - of their application to the email address below, no later than February 11, 2022.
The electronic application must include:
2. Research plan
3. A sample of the applicant's publications (if relevant)
4. Two letters of recommendation
The applicant should indicate the names and positions of the recommenders, but the letters of recommendation should be sent by the recommenders directly to the email address below.
Please send all the materials electronically to:
The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Email: firstname.lastname@example.org