ANHS Senior Fellowship Program

2014-04-05 - 2014-04-05


Senior fellowship program

The Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) annually awards senior fellowships for support of short-term research or other scholarly projects that will 
advance knowledge of the Himalaya-Karakoram-Hindukush mountain regions. The fellowship will support work focusing on any aspect of Himalayan studies.

2011 Senior Fellowship Guidelines

ANHS invites applications for its 2011 Senior Fellowship Program. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or have equivalent professional experience.

The application deadline is April 1, 2011 with an anticipated award date of May 1, 2011.  The project or research must be completed by May 2012. A non-refundable processing fee of US$30 must be submitted with the completed application form. Please make checks payable to the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies; payments may also be made via PayPal to[email protected].

The fellowship is open to all regardless of citizenship. The award for ANHS individual members or scholars affiliated with ANHS institutional members will be US$1,500. For all other scholars, the award will be US$1,250. 

ANHS will assist with the visa process in Nepal through the ANHS Research Center in Kathmandu. Should the fellowship be awarded for work in any other Himalayan region country, ANHS will request the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) organization in that country to assist with the visa process. However, final responsibility for obtaining visa and research permission, as necessary, will remain with the awarded fellow.

Applicants should provide the following:
A current curriculum vitae.
Research or project proposal that should include the following:
Brief abstract of the research or project of approximately 250 words for use on the ANHS website;

Statement describing the nature of the proposed research or project, including the contribution it will make to Himalayan studies. This should be double-spaced and not exceed 1,500 words;

Location(s) where the research or project will be conducted and time schedule for its completion; and

Summary budget (please also note any other grant applications submitted). If travel is involved, please be specific as to costs.

All application material should be sent electronically to: [email protected]