Shorenstein Fellowships

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies announces its 2011-2012 Walter H. Shorenstein Fellowships.

Made possible through the generosity of Walter H. Shorenstein, awards will be made to two junior scholars (recent Ph.D.s must have degree conferral by August 31, 2011) for research and writing on Asia.

The primary focus of the program is contemporary political, economic, or social change in the Asia-Pacific region (including Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia), or topics in international relations and international political economy.

Fellows must be in residence for at least three academic quarters, beginning the fall quarter of the 2011 academic year. Fellows take part in center activities throughout the academic year, and are required to present their research findings in center seminars.

Fellows also participate in the center’s publication program. Fellows receive a stipend of $42,000, plus $2,500 for research materials.

Applicants should submit :

  1. a brief research statement (not to exceed five typed pages), which describes the research and writing to be undertaken during the fellowship period as well as the proposed publishable product;
  2. curriculum vitae; and
  3. three letters of recommendation.

Address all materials and queries to :

Fellowship Coordinator,
Victoria Kwong,
Shorenstein APARC,
Stanford University,
Encina Hall, Room E301,
Stanford, CA 94305-6055,
650-723-2408 (voice),
650-723-6530 (fax),
vckwong@stanford.edu.

Applications must be received by December 18, 2010.

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