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The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies


The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies offers an articulated set of fellowship and grant competitions that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies.

New Professorships in Buddhist Studies offer multi-year grants to colleges and universities wishing to establish or expand teaching in Buddhist studies. This new opportunity for seed funding complements other competitions funded by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

Read more about this program.

Skidmore College
Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York is planning a professorship to augment its existing interdisciplinary Asian studies program and to anchor the newly created Religious Studies Department. The position will respond to the growing interest in Buddhist studies among undergraduates at Skidmore College, enabling them to pursue MA and PhD degrees in the field.

University of New Mexico
The Department of Philosophy is seeking to strengthen its concentration in Asian philosophy with the appointment of a professor of Buddhism. The university plans to introduce the study of Buddhism into a new disciplinary context, training graduate students in Buddhist philosophy.


New Professorships in Buddhist Studies