H-Asia reports:

August 22, 2005

Taiwan Studies Research Fellowship 2005
From: _classicalliberalism@GMAIL.COM_

Taiwan Studies Research Fellowship 2005

The Cultural Division of the Taipei Representative Office is pleased
to announce a Taiwan Studies Research Fellowship, funded by the
Ministry of Education in Taiwan.

The program is designed to assist postgraduates and academic staff to
undertake a visit to Taiwan in connection with a research project
about the Republic of China on Taiwan or on an aspect of Taiwan’s
relations with the UK. The purpose of the program is to enhance the
knowledge and understanding of Taiwan among UK academics. Two awards
will be made this year. The academic selection process will be
undertaken by the British Association for Chinese Studies.

Level of award: Return airfare to Taiwan and a stipend of US$180 per

Period of award: Up to 3 weeks (inclusive of arrival and departure

Application deadline: Applications must be submitted by 7 September

Dates of visit: the visit must be completed by 31 November 2005.

Conditions: A written report on the visit must be submitted to the
Taiwan Representative Office by 31 December 2005.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a) UK citizens and a full-time member
of academic staff or a postgraduate student at a recognized
institution of higher education, b) holders of a postgraduate degree
or equivalent (applicants without formal qualifications must
demonstrate successful research experience).

Application forms are available from your department or from Carol
Rennie, secretary@bacsuk.org.uk

Other queries about the scheme should be addressed to
Mr To-ming Chu, Assistant Director
Cultural Division of the Taipei Representative Office in the UK
Tel: 020 7436 5888 _cduk1@dial.pipex.com_