US-Mongolia Field Research Fellowship Program 2013
The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) US-Mongolia Field Research program supports students, post-doctoral scholars, and faculty to conduct short-term field research in Mongolia between May and October 2013. Applicants must be US citizens currently enrolled full-time (students) or employed at least part-time (post-docs and faculty) at a university or college. Students graduating in Spring 2013 are eligible for the program. Joint applications submitted by a student and post-doctoral scholar or faculty member are highly encouraged, but individual applications are welcome. The program will provide awards of up to $4,000 and is funded from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs through a grant by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is February 15, 2013. For more information, please visit: www.mongoliacenter.org/field.
ACMS Library Fellowship 2013
The ACMS Library Fellowship supports US advanced graduate students, faculty members, or professionals in library and information sciences from colleges and universities to conduct short-term library development projects and/or research in Mongolia for a period of up to 12 weeks between May and October 2012. Applicants must be US Citizens. 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. The ACMS Library Fellowship program is intended to help support the development of the ACMS Research Library and build stronger connections among local library partners through specific defined projects designed to enhance collection content, resource accessibility, and training. Fellows are hosted by the ACMS and will conduct projects that have measurable positive outcomes for the scholarly community served by the ACMS. Fellows spend a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 12 weeks onsite in Mongolia at the ACMS library. Prior experience working in Mongolia is not a requirement. Applications are due by February 15, 2013. More information is available at: www.mongoliacenter.org/librarian.
ACMS Intensive Mongolian Language Program 2013
The American Center for Mongolian Studies invites students and scholars to enroll in an eight week Intensive Mongolian Language Program from June 10 to August 9, 2013 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The purpose of this summer language program is to provide Intermediate-level students of the Mongolian language with an opportunity to enhance their communicative competence through systematic improvement of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, in an authentic environment with experienced language teachers. The program entails 8 weeks of intensive study of the Mongolian language, over a 9-week period, at the Intermediate level of language learning which is equivalent to approximately 9 semester credit hours. The Language Program Fellowship provides up to $3000, including $2,000 to cover airfare or other expenses and a $1000 tuition waiver. Both fellowships are awarded to applicants based on merit and need. 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, 2013. For further details visit: www.mongoliacenter.org/language.
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