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It is our pleasure to announce that three more EATS Library Grant will be allocated for the year 2018.

Recipients will be given the opportunity to travel to a library of your choice to conduct short-term research relevant to Taiwan Studies by 31 December 2018. Grants will be allocated up to 500 Euros maximum per person, subject to the number of received applications.

Note: Only 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 2018 Library Grant.

Application Guidelines:

Please submit to EATS Board at (c.c. Beatrice Zan 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 that has Taiwan related material and the relevance it holds to your research (please state the location of the library 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. 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 2018.

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: 31 March 2018

Final results will be announced by email to the recipients. It will also be publicised on EATS Website and Facebook.