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Graduate Student and Faculty Mobility Grants

Basic Requirements

Graduate students and faculty (professors and researchers) who have a full-time affiliation at any East European academic institution may apply for travel grants for the following activities within the European region: participating in a conference or workshop, attending a lecture.

The maximum grant amount for attending conferences, workshops, or lectures is EUR600 for graduate students, EUR800 for faculty.

Students and scholars interested in applying for funding to cover one-week visits for specialized research at Sinological libraries in Cambridge, Heidelberg, Leiden, London, Munich, Oxford or Paris should feel free to apply to the EACS' Library Travel Grants program (

All applications must include the following items, in the order listed below:

  1. 1. Project abstract (approximately 500 words).
    2. A detailed itemized budget (If this sum is to be supplemented by matching funds, please include this information in the budget).
    3. A description of the proposed project of no more than 7 pages in length.
    4. Project director’s curriculum vitae.
    5. Letters of support from the applicant(s) and participating institution(s).

Documents to be submitted by faculty (professors or researchers):

  1. 1. For conference participation, copy of conference paper and proof of its acceptance.
    2. For workshop participation and lectures, official letter of invitation from the organizers.

Documents to be submitted by students :

  1. 1. Supervisor's letter of recommendation.
    2. Proof of institutional affiliation.

Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted to our online application database. E-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted every year from August 1 (to start the application process, please click here).


1. The deadlines for Graduate Student and Faculty Mobility Grants are:
    September 15—for academic events from January through June of the following year.
    January 15—for academic events from July through December of the same year.

2. Final results for applications made before September 15 are announced in late December. Results of applications submitted for the January 15 deadline are announced in early June.

3. For applications which do not receive funding, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors within seven days after the results are made public. For applications that do receive support, the Foundation will inform the institutions and project directors as quickly as possible in order to arrange for contracts to be signed.

4. The Foundation does not provide a written critique for unsuccessful applications

  1. Contact Information

    Tel: +886-2-2704-5333 ext. 19