2020 ACMS Mongolia fellowship opportunities

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Type: 
Fellowship
Location: 
Mongolia
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Science, Historic Preservation

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is offering several fellowship opportunities in 2020, with some upcoming deadlines in February. For more information about the different programs, please visit http://mongoliacenter.org/fellowships or contact Natso Baatarkhuu at natso@mongoliacenter.org.

ACMS Field Research Fellowship Program provides awards of up $4000 to US citizen students and/or university faculty to conduct academic field research in Mongolia between May and October. The fellowship is supported with funding from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. Deadline for receipt of complete applications: February 15, 2020.

ACMS Library Fellowship Program provides US citizens who are advanced graduate students or faculty in library science or related fields with up to $4000 to conduct short-term projects and/or research in Mongolia between May and October. This program helps support the development of the ACMS research library through specific defined projects designed to enhance the collection content and resource availability. The fellowship is supported with funding from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. Deadline for receipt of complete applications: February 15, 2020

ACMS Intensive Mongolian Language Program. Students and scholars are invited to enroll in an eight week Intermediate Intensive Mongolian Language Program at the ACMS in Ulaanbaatar, from June 8 to August 7, 2020. The focus of this program is to provide students with an opportunity to enhance their communicative competence through systematic improvement of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, in an authentic environment. Some full and partial fellowships are available to cover the cost of tuition, which is $2,000. Deadline for receipt of applications: March 1, 2020.

ACMS Textile Conservation Directed Fellowship. ACMS is accepting applications for Textile Conservation Directed Fellowship of $4,000 to help support a U.S. citizen textile conservation specialist to work on a joint US-Mongolia project at the National Museum of Mongolia. The project is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar’s U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant titled, “Conserving and Preserving Mongolia’s Endangered Textile Traditions and Collections.” Deadline for receipt of applications: February 15, 2020.

ACMS Mongolia Field School. The second annual interdisciplinary Mongolia Field School hosted by the American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) will be held from June 08-August 14, 2020 in Ulaanbaatar and various field sites throughout Mongolia. The Field School is open to all participants, including undergraduate and graduate students, teachers at all levels and life-long learners interested in academic studies and research that explore Mongolia's unique history, culture and contemporary issues. A significant number of scholarships of up to $2,500 are available thanks to the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation and other donors, with awards based on merit, diversity, and need. All applicants who apply by the March 1, 2020 deadline are given priority consideration for fellowship awards. Priority deadline is March 1, 2020, final deadline April 30, 2020.

Contact Info: 

Natso Baatarkhuu, Comms Specialist at American Center for Mongolian Studies

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