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Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies, The



ACLS offers an integrated set of fellowship and grant competitions that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies. There are no restrictions as to the location of work proposed, or the citizenship/residence of applicants. The final products of research supported may be in any language. Although the final products of research can be in any language, all applications must be submitted in English. Stipend of $30,000. Tenure: 10 consecutive months, initiated in September, devoted full time to the dissertation. No other employment is permitted during the fellowship period. The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Dissertation Fellowships in Buddhist Studies provide one-year stipends to PhD candidates for full time preparation of dissertations. The fellowship period may be used for fieldwork, archival research, analysis of findings, or for writing after research is complete. Eligibility: 1, Pursuit of the PhD degree at an accredited, degree-granting university, 2.Completion by April 15 of all requirements for the PhD degree except research and writing of the dissertation (the equivalent of ABD in the US system). The application must be written in English by the applicant.


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Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences

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International students

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Amount Awarded:
$25,000 and above


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American Council of Learned Societies


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