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Awards

From October 1 through December 31, 2016 nominations are being accepted for the Khyentse Foundation Award for Outstanding Dissertations in Buddhist Studies, Europe (second round). More information can be found on the Foundation's webpage.

Funding opportunities

The following fellowships and scholarships are the most interesting for researchers active in the field of Buddhist studies:

1. The Research Foundation Flanders offers PhD fellowships of 4 years (deadline: January, every year); accessible to all European students              (http://www.fwo.be/Aspirant.aspx)

2. Ghent University offers PhD fellowships of 2 x 2 years ; accessible to both Belgian and foreign students (http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/phd/BOF/DOC/docen.htm) (This call is the only call from the Special Research Fund that is open to all nationalities)

3. The Research Foundation Flanders offers post-doc fellowships of 3 years (deadline: January, every year); accessible to all post-doc, also non-European (http://www.fwo.be/Postdoctoraal-onderzoeker.aspx). Ghent university offers good candidates whose application was not accepted a second chance through funding of its own (http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/postdoc/postdoc.htm)

4. Ghent University has joint PhD scholarships for all PhD, also non-European (deadline usually September 1, every year) (http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/phd/BOF/FJD/jointDoctorate.htm)

5. Ghent University has joint PhD scholarships for candidates of developing countries, among which China (deadline usually mid-March) (http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/phd/BOF/docos.htm)

6. Ghent University can accept China Scholarship Grant holders (humanities are also accepted). Additional funding is possible (http://www.ugent.be/en/research/funding/phd/BOF/dosChina.htm)

7. Visiting professors and post-doctoral researchers can also apply for funding (1 to 3 months) at Ghent University (http://www.flw.ugent.be/FRF) (incoming stay)

8. Erasmus Mundus programs:

http://www.lotus.ugent.be/index.asp (mainly South-East Asia; some opportunities for Chinese students)

For any additional information or questions, please feel free to contact us.