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It is our pleasure to announce the EATS Library Grant for the year 2017. Recipients will be given the opportunity to travel to a library or archive of your choice to conduct short-term research relevant to Taiwan Studies by 31 December 2017. Grants will be allocated up to 500 Euros maximum per person, subject to the number of received applications.

Note: Only current EATS members are eligible to apply. EATS Board members are excluded from application. The grant is open to undergraduate students, Master students and PhD candidates only. In the event that no suitable application is submitted, EATS reserves the right not to award the 2017 Library Grant.

Application Guidelines:

Please submit to EATS Board at (c.c. Dr Niki Alsford at a short proposal that includes the following:

  1. Research outline (title and description of maximum 1 page of A4)
  2. Details of the selected library or archive that has Taiwan related materials and the relevance it holds to your research (please state the location of the library or archive and offer a brief introduction to the materials you intend to look at. For example, archival records, newspapers, digital materials, etc.).
  3. Duration of stay (up to 2 weeks)
  4. Budget (including travel and accommodation fees)

Please make sure that you have obtained the necessary forms and permissions to access the library or archive. We are not responsible for this. However, we will provide you with a letter of grant acceptance for your use as evidence. The grant can only be offered in Euro. Successful applicants must use the grant by 31 December 2017.

Upon completion you will need to file a report of work done and submit all necessary travel documents to show proof of your research stay. You will need to write a publishable report to be included in EATS News. Please also acknowledge the support of EATS Library Grant in subsequent research papers and publications. Previous reports by EATS Library Grant awardees can be found in EATS News and EATS Website for reference. For most recent examples, please follow this link.

Application deadline: 30 April 2017

Final results will be announced on EATS Website and Facebook. Recipients will be informed by email by 31 May 2017