Other Scholarships

Announcement of Postdoctoral position at HUJI for the academic years of 2019-2021

The program for Buddhist Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) is pleased to announce a new post-doctoral position at the university for the academic years of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. The position is for a full academic year, beginning in October 2019 and continuing through September 2020, and is potentially renewable for a second year. The position has been made possible through the generosity of the Khyentse Foundation.

The main requirements of the position are to conduct high quality research in Buddhist Studies and to contribute to the life of the program. The latter will include – (a) offering one graduate level two-point credit course in the field of Buddhist Studies: at HUJI a two-point credit course is offered throughout one semester, i.e. 14 weekly meetings of 90 minutes each, in either the fall or spring terms. (b) to offer support for our graduate students in their research, mainly through advanced reading in Buddhist languages. (c) to participate in the activities of the program.

Advanced knowledge of at least one classical Buddhist language is a must. Our main needs today are in Tibetan or Chinese Buddhism, but scholars from any field of Buddhist Studies are encouraged to apply. The scholarship will be of 33,000$ distributed evenly over twelve months, which should allow for relatively comfortable living in Jerusalem over the period of the scholarship.

In order to apply, please send the following documents to buddhiststudies@mail.huji.ac.il: (a) a letter of intent and research program (up to 4 pages); (b) an updated CV; (c) one reading sample from the applicant’s publications; (d) two letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the recommenders, stating in the title that they are a recommendations for the applicant.

The final date for the submission of applications is April 30, 2019. Results will be announced by the end of May at the very latest. For any further details or questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Eviatar Shulman at Eviatar.shulman@mail.huji.ac.il.


Post-Docs and PhD fellowships: History of Mongol Eurasia

The European Research Council (ERC) project Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering Post-Docs,  PhDs and Visiting PhD's fellowships beginning in 2015-16 for outstanding candidates  fluent in Chinese, Arabic and Persian (at least one of the above) and with a sound knowledge of the history of the Mongol Empire. The successful candidates will take part in a team work, which creates a prosopographical database of people active under Mongol rule, and can use the  accumulated data for their own research.
For detailed announcement see the attached files or visit the fellowships and funding opportunities section at the Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia website.
For more info about the project contact Michal Biran at biranm@huji.ac.il
Deadline: February 1st 2015. The application finished.

Call for Enrollment of MA and PhD Students: The Asian Sphere: Trans-Cultural Flows Program 

Additional information at The Asian Sphere website.

The European Research Council (ERC)  project Post-Docs and PhD scholarships as well as visiting PhD's scholarships

The European Research Council (ERC)  project   Mobility, Empire and Cross-Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasiaat the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering  Post-Docs and PhD scholarships as well as visiting PhD's scholarships.
Deadline: January 31, 2013. The application finished.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's institutions.

The application finished.

The Gutwirt Fellowship Scholarship

The Gutwirt Fellowship is offering a scholarship for excelling M.A. students in Chinese studies. Furthermore, another scholarship is offered for M.A. students in Japanese studies. applicants must apply by January 21th, 2010.
The application finished.