CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT 2017-2018

ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM SINGAPORE
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT 2017-2018
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) invites scholars to apply for fellowships in:
1. Southeast Asian jewellery;
2. Southeast Asian Islamic art;
3. Austronesian art;
4. Peranakan art; and
5. Research relating to Asian port cities

The ACM prizes multi-disciplinary work, cross-cultural studies, and research on ongoing projects at the museum. Research related to the collections at the ACM would be an advantage.

The research fellowship supports in-depth original study and writing on specialised aspects of Asian culture. Applications will be screened by a committee of curators and scholars.

The application form is available here.

To learn more about the ACM collection, visit www.roots.sg, which presents objects from the national collection.

For enquiries, please contact the ACM’s Research Unit at: nhb_acm_rpu@nhb.gov.sg.

Applications close on 30 April 2017.

Application instructions

1. Electronic applications should be submitted to nhb_acm_rpu@nhb.gov.sg. Attachments should not exceed 10MB. 

2. The application package should include:      

  1. Completed application form

  2. Research proposal

  3. Proof of completion of a doctoral degree (if a PhD candidate, proof of completion of the more important degree)

  4. Recommendations from two referees in support of the application and research proposal. Referee should state how long and in what capacity he/she has known the applicant and evaluate the scholarly merit of the proposed research project, as well as the applicant’s research potential. Referees can also send the letters directly to nhb_acm_rpu@nhb.gov.sg.

  5. A writing sample or copy of a chapter of the dissertation in English. 

3. Candidates will receive email acknowledgements of the receipt of their applications. They will be informed of the results by the end of June 2017.

 

Applications close on 30 April 2017

Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.