Indo-Pacific studies

Asian Studies Center Student Group Event

Amount: 
up to $300 per event
Deadline details: 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Purpose of grant: 
The ASC student group event funding is meant to allow student groups which plan on hosting an event related to Asian studies to apply for a portion of the event's cost. Awards are capped at $300.
Eligibility: 

All registered student groups are eligible to apply for funding.

To apply, please fill in the application form here and upload

  1. A description of the event and how it relates to Asian Studies
  2. An Itemized budget for the event
Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Indo-Pacific Graduate Student Research Grants

Amount: 
Awards will be approximately $500-$1,000 depending on the quality and number of requests.
Deadline: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Purpose of grant: 
The purpose of this award is to provide funding for graduate students conducting research on the INPAC region.
Eligibility: 

Students must be enrolled in an approved degree program at the University of Pittsburgh. Awards must be used in conjunction with a specific research project on the INPAC region (South Asia, South East Asia, or the Pacific Islands). Students who receive the award will be asked to supply INPAC with a short (2 paragraph) summary of the results of the research the grant supported within one year of receipt of the award.

Region: 
5
6
7

Application: The application should include:
-     A cover sheet that gives your name; address; phone number; e-mail address; major department; degree sought; other fellowships to which you have applied/funds available for the project; and your advisor's name and phone number.
-     A two page project proposal that outlines: the questions you seek to answer, the methods you will use to address them, your preparation to carry out proposed research, a timeline for completion of proposed research activities, and the format in which you plan to present results.

Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Laura Brown
Contact details: 
lcb32@pitt.edu

Indo-Pacific Graduate Student Conference Participation Grants

Amount: 
The maximum amount is $500 for international travel and $250 for domestic travel.
Deadline: 
Friday, March 18, 2016
Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides partial support for graduate students to travel to a professional conference and present a paper on the INPAC region.
Eligibility: 

Priority is given to first time applicants.

Region: 
5
6
7

Applications should be submitted BEFORE the conference takes place.  Application materials should ALL be submitted via email and should include:
*A cover letter that briefly explains:
(a) the name of the conference you will attend,
(b) paper title, panel title, and a brief abstract of the paper,
(c) evidence that the paper has been accepted for presentation (if this is not available on-line, please submit a photocopy).
Submit all application materials via email to lcb32@pitt.edu in MS word or PDF format.
 

Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Laura Brown
Contact details: 
lcb32@pitt.edu

Indo-Pacific Undergraduate Student Research Grants

Amount: 
$500-$1000
Deadline: 
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Purpose of grant: 
The purpose of this award is to provide funding for undergraduate students conducting research on the INPAC region.
Eligibility: 

Students must be enrolled in an approved degree program at the University of Pittsburgh. Awards must be used in conjunction with a specific research project on the INPAC region (South Asia, South East Asia, or the Pacific Islands). Students who receive the award will be asked to supply INPAC with a short (2 paragraph) summary of the results of the research the grant supported within one year of receipt of the award.

Region: 
5
6
7

The application should include:

Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Laura Brown
Contact details: 
lcb32@pitt.edu

Asian Studies Small Grants

Amount: 
$1000-$2000
Deadline: 
Monday, December 10, 2018
Purpose of grant: 
For non-travel purposes, the Asian Studies Small Grants can now be used by any Asia-focused faculty. But for travel purposes, this grant will only fund research travel to study areas in Asia that are not China, Japan, or Korea.
Eligibility: 

Faculty are eligible to apply for up to $2000 for Asia-related activities. This grant can be used for non-travel programming and research for all areas of Asia, and for research and conference travel for study areas of Asia outside China, Korea, and Japan. Preference is given to projects that begin during the current fiscal year.  Full-time and part-time tenure-stream, tenured and non tenure-stream faculty (including lecturers, adjunct faculty, and contract faculty) at all Schools, Departments, Centers, Institutes and Campuses of the University of Pittsburgh are eligible to submit proposals.

Region: 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
  • Application form (here)
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Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7370

INPAC Studies Tuition Remission Scholarship

Amount: 
One semester of in-state Pitt tuition
Deadline: 
Friday, January 26, 2018
Purpose of grant: 
Provides tuition remission
Eligibility: 

Graduate students whose studies focus on the Indo-Pacific region

Applicants must submit completed application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a written statement (five page maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives, research interests and plans for use of the award. Applicants must also submit a current CV, GRE scores and, if applicable, TOEFL scores. Send all materials to: Attn: Fellowship application, Asian Studies Center, 4400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Scholarship sponsors: 
Grant Eligibility: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371