Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships for International Applicants in UK, 2015

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures is awarding international fellowships to scholars from North America, Asia or Europe. One fellowship for a maximum period of one year and two or three short-term fellowships of three months to half a year each will be awarded. The annual Fellowship carries a value of £23,500. The short Fellowships carry a value of between £6,000 and £12,000 depending upon their length. The closing date for application is 28 February 2015.. The Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships, established in 2000 through generous funding from Lord Sainsbury of Turville, are designed to strengthen academic ties with Japanese studies programmes in the US, Canada, Asia and Europe. Since 2012 the Fellowships are awarded to scholars not only from or active in North America, but to academics working in institutions or museums with a focus on Japan in Asia and Europe. The Fellowships provide recipients with an opportunity to work in a scholarly environment conducive to completing a publication project. The Institute is offering one Fellowship for a maximum period of one year and two or three short-term Fellowships, of three months to half a year each, to scholars who have either received a PhD from a North American, Asian or European university, or who are currently employed by an academic institution or museum. Any area of Japanese culture is eligible, although preference will be given to applications focusing on the history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology or architecture.. Fellowship is available for conducting research at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowship is awarded in any area of Japanese culture. Preference will be given to applications focusing on the history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology or architecture.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The Institute is offering Fellowship to scholars who have either received a PhD from a North American, Asian or European university, or who are currently employed by an academic institution or museum. Any area of Japanese culture is eligible, although preference will be given to applications focusing on the history of art, cultural heritage, archaeology or architecture.
Benefits of the scholarship: The annual Fellowship carries a value of £23,500. The short Fellowships carry a value of between £6,000 and £12,000 depending upon their length.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The Institute is offering one fellowship for a maximum period of one year and two or three short-term Fellowships, of three months to half a year each, to scholars.
Number of scholarships: The Institute is offering one Fellowship and two or three short-term Fellowships.

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