CfA: Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies grant program 2021/2022

Date of event:   31/12/2020 − 31/12/2020

Deadline: 31 December 2020

The Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies is pleased to announce that the website has now been updated with current information regarding the 2021/2022 academic year grant cycle. For your convenience, an official announcement of this year’s Doctoral, Individual, Institutional, and Library Grant programs for posting can be downloaded here.

Founded under the auspices of the Harry G. C. Packard Collection Charitable Trust, the Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies provides grants for Japanese and non-Japanese scholars of the arts of East Asia at advanced levels of achievement. Grants to non-Japanese scholars cover the categories listed below, with examples of typical projects.

Advanced Research and Publication by Individual Scholars

  • Travel costs
  • Acquisition of photographs and other materials

Institutional Projects

  • Meetings and symposia
  • Production costs associated with scholarly publications

Purchase of Library Materials

Dissertation Research

  • Overseas travel and research for graduate students.

Students must complete all requirements for the PhD except the dissertation by March 1 prior to the grant period. Please note that as of this year, the Center has transitioned to an electronic application system. For security purposes, all applicants should contact the administrator to receive a secure upload link for submitting an application.

The deadline for electronic submissions for the 2021-2022 grant program is December 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm. For application forms and detailed instructions, visit the website, or contact Maiko Behr, Administrator, Non-Japanese Grant Award Program, at: