The Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Kansas, a federally designated National Resource Center, offers travel grants to scholars from outside the Lawrence, Kansas area who wish to use the University's East Asian Library collection during FY2023 academic years. Travel grants of up to $400 each will be awarded to cover travel and lodging expenses. Grants will be awarded to faculty members and graduate students engaged in thesis/dissertation research.
ABOUT EAST ASIAN COLLECTION
The East Asian Collection has over 334,000 volumes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, substantial periodical holdings, and electronic resources. The collection is especially strong in the fields of Chinese and Japanese art history, history, literature, religion, and Japanese women's studies. For further information about the collection, please visit https://lib.ku.edu/east-asian-collection/about or contact Michiko Ito (Japanese) at mito[at sign]ku.edu or Cecilia Zhang (Chinese) at cecilia[at mark]ku.edu
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are accepted at any time during the year.
Application form is available here.
In addition to applicant’s contact information, affiliation, application must include:
For questions, please contact:
Center for East Asian Studies
Travel Committee Members
Getting here is easy - Lawrence is located on I-70 just 45 minutes' drive from the Kansas City International Airport (I-435 South to I-70 West; also see Airport shuttles). I-70 exit 202 is the most direct route to the KU Campus.
As you exit the airport, follow the signs to Topeka, which will direct you to:
(For details, please see KU Visitors Center and ISSS)