Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11466-MC

Cross-Strait Studies Research Program

  • Multi-country
  • China
  • Taiwan
Global/Multi-country
East Asia and the Pacific

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct research in the area of specialization on an issue concerning the relationships between mainland China and Taiwan. Projects generally focus on contemporary topics. Applicants must demonstrate in the project statement why residency in both Taiwan and China is necessary. Applicants can also conduct short-term research in Hong Kong. Projects that involve collaboration with host country colleagues and institutions that contribute to Cross-Strait cooperation are encouraged.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the East Asia and the Pacific Team to discuss their proposed research before applying.

Grant Length
Five to 10 months
Grant Dates

Grants must begin between August 1, 2021 and May 1, 2022, and they must be completed by September 30, 2022.

Locations

Any appropriate institutions. including nonprofit institutions of higher education and research, authenticated colleges, authenticated universities, libraries, archives, museums, arts centers, hospitals, public television and radio stations, government agencies, national laboratories, privately sponsored nonprofit institutes, nonprofit organizations, government charted nonprofit research organizations, and foundations.

Grantees spend a portion of their grant period in Taiwan and a portion in mainland China. However, no more than 60 percent of the grant period should be spent in one or the other location. Applicants must begin their grant in Taiwan.

Additional short-term travel to Hong Kong may also be proposed.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Law
Political Science
Public Administration
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Applications in the following specializations are particularly sought: Comparative Politics; Dispute Settlement, Diplomacy; Environmental Studies; Free Trade Agreement and Regional Economic Integration; International Law; International Relations; Negotiation; Public Policy; Regional Security.

Special Features

Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program

Fulbright Scholars in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have the opportunity to apply for funds to support short-term (3-14 days) travel to other countries in the EAP region for activities such as lectures, workshops, graduate or faculty seminars, master classes or recitals, curricular advising or panel presentations. EAP Regional Travel Program funding covers transportation only. Regional Travel Program activities/host sites should not be included in the initial Fulbright application. Scholars may pursue invitations for short-term activities in other EAP countries once notified that they have been selected for a Fulbright grant, and may only apply for travel program funds once they have actively started their Fulbright grant in their host country. Scholars on Flex grants are not eligible for the regional travel grant.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Professionals
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 2
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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