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Faculty Research Grant Program in Vietnamese Studies

The Asia Foundation

Program Summary

The Asia Foundation, with generous support from the Henry Luce Foundation, invites faculty of American institutions of higher learning to apply for a five-month research and curriculum development grant in Vietnam. This program encourages the development of courses in Vietnamese studies in the United States, and provides round-trip economy class international airfare, travel allowance, five-month stipend, health and accident insurance, and a book allowance.

The successful candidate will be placed as a visiting scholar at an appropriate research or educational institution in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. Upon return to his/her home institution, he/she will be expected to teach the material developed during the five-month field research in Vietnam.

The period for the grant is September 2002-December 2003.

Eligibility

Applicants must be faculty members at an accredited American college or university, with doctoral degrees from institutions of higher education. They must also hold regular teaching positions in one of the following disciplines: international relations, political science, economics, sociology, or Asian Studies.

Stipend

This program provides round-trip economy class international airfare, travel allowance, five-month stipend, health and accident insurance, and a book allowance.

Deadline

Application deadline is March 31, 2002.

Application and for more information

For further information and application details, please visit The Asia Foundation's website at http://www.asiafoundation.org/programs/prog-asia-viet.html or call Asian-American Exchange (415) 982-4640 ext. 3304.

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