Belmont University Faculty Development Opportunities
for Asian Studies
Belmont Sources of Faculty Development Funding:
University Wide Faculty Development Grant for Infusing Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum. Contact Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn
College and School Faculty Development Funds for Conferences and Study--Contact your Dean
Teaching Center Travel Study Grants--Contact the Director of the Teaching Center
Outside Sources of Faculty Development Funding:
Association for Asian Studies.As usual, the AAS is the leader here too. See the grants and fellowships page at the AAS site for dozens of opportunities, including downloadable application forms on many. See also the AAS master list of Conferences related to Asia.
AsiaNetwork--Belmont is a member of this elite consortium of private four-year colleges and universities interested in enhancing the teaching of Asian studies in the undergraduate curriculum by nonspecialists.
ASDP (Asian Studies Development Program) --This program is jointly sponsored by the East-West Center and the University of Hawai'i. The program annually sponsors three types of fellowships to faculty.
- Institute on Infusing Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum, an
- NEH Faculty Summer Institute or Seminar on some aspect of Asian Studies, and
- Field Studies to countries in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea, and India.
United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia.Has grants and fellowships available to faculty and universities.
CIES Fulbright Awards. Awards for lecturing or research in Asia. Deadlines for lecuring and research are August 1 for the following year. Campus contact: Dr. John Paine.
ABE Fellowships. Fellowships of up to one year for research on contemporary policy issues between Japan and the U.S.
Opportunities for Study, Conferences, Seminars:
Teaching Opportunities in Asia:
- Belmont Opportunities in China at Lingnan University and Hong Kong Baptist University
- Teach in China, CIEE Program
- Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)