Information for International Applicants
ACLS supports several programs for international non-U.S. scholars and U.S. scholars collaborating with international scholars:
- With financial support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, ACLS offers the African Humanities Program, which funds dissertation completion for doctoral candidates in Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda, and early-career postdoctoral research and writing for scholars in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. The fourth competition took place in 2012-13.
- With funding from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, the ACLS administers a program supporting conferences and publications on "Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society." This program awards funds to support planning meetings, workshops, and/or conferences leading to publication on scholarly volumes.
- With funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, between 1999 and 2010, the ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine supported humanities scholars doing exemplary work in the former Soviet Union during a time of crisis, so as to assure continued future leadership in the humanities. In 2007, the International Association for the Humanities (IAH) was founded as an independent association of humanities scholars primarily in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine and continues to offer short-term grants. For the information on competitions conducted by the International Association for the Humanities, see its website.
ACLS fellowship programs open to non-U.S. citizens affiliated with U.S. institutions include:
ACLS is affiliated with the following centers and programs encouraging international research:
- The Center for Educational Exchange with Vietnam (CEEVN) administers and supports educational and academic exchanges between Vietnam and the United States. It has been affiliated with the ACLS since 1994.
- ACLS, in cooperation with the Social Science Research Council, supports various research and planning activities to encourage research on specific countries or regions of the world, as well as comparative and transnational research projects.
The following programs are no longer offered:
Center for Educational Exchange with Vietnam (CEEVN)
CEEVN administers and supports educational and academic exchanges between Vietnam and the United States. It has been affiliated with ACLS since 1994.
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