Application Requirements: Conferences
Funding is available for small-scale conferences and workshops (or large-scale conferences, in conjunction with co-sponsoring units) that explore research and topics related to Asia. Successful applicants for conference funding will have demonstrated clear programmatic and logistical planning in their conference proposals.
Maximum award: $10,000
Requests for funding exceeding the maximum award amount will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Deadline: Proposal submissions are accepted twice a year.
|Preliminary Deadline||Final Deadline|
|Fall||October 1||November 1|
|Spring||March 1||April 1|
Fellows are encouraged to submit a draft proposal by the preliminary deadline and meet with the review committee to discuss the proposal and make any necessary changes. A final version of the proposal must be submitted by the final deadline.
- Title, description of the academic topic, overview of the problems and issues addressed
- Purpose/objectives of the conference
- Projected date(s)
- Intended audience (faculty, students, public) and estimated attendance
- Other organizing individuals or units
- List of proposed participants (including institutional affiliations and topics)
- Expected format (paper presentations, panels, round-table discussions, etc.)
- Expected outcome, both abstract (in terms of research) and concrete (such as publications)
- Relevance and value to the Institute
- Line-item budget with justification
- Other sources (internal and external) from which funding has been requested
Post-Conference: A brief page write-up of the conference must be submitted within two weeks following the conference, including the following:
- Brief description and purpose of the conference
- Total cost, with specific amounts from each funding source
- List of participants
- Attendance (and by whom)
- How the conference met its objectives
- Next steps for pursuing a scholarly product or ensuring lasting impact
- What could be done (programmatically, logistically) to improve future conferences