Henry Luce Foundation Resident Scholar Fellowship
One nine-month fellowship is available for a postdoctoral Asian or American scholar whose research focuses on East Asia or Southeast Asia. Fellows receive a $40,000 stipend and housing and office space on the SAR campus.Download the flier (PDF, 426 KB)
The following criteria guide SAR's selection of the Luce Fellow:
- Citizenship: Applicants may be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or nationals of the following Asian countries or regions, listed alphabetically: Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Non-U.S. citizens must be affiliated with universities in the United States or in their country or region of citizenship.
- Academic Discipline: Applicants should be pursuing research in one of the following social sciences or humanities: anthropology, economics, education, geography, history, languages, law, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, social work, or sociology, or in an interdisciplinary field that incorporates two or more of these disciplines.
- Career Standing: The fellowship is restricted to postdoctoral scholars who are finishing research projects and who would therefore benefit from the time to think, write, and interact with a diverse group of intellectuals.
- Research Topic: The research program that applicants propose to undertake at SAR must be primarily focused on one of the East Asian countries listed under “citizenship” above.
- English Fluency: To facilitate full engagement in the SAR intellectual community, applicants who are Asian nationals must demonstrate their fluency in English, such as through their record of professional interaction in written and spoken English.
Applications to the Resident Scholar Program are due on November 1st of each year.
Elise M. Edwards|
Project: “Fields for the Future: Soccer, Nation, and Citizens in Japan”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of History and Anthropology, Butler University
Craig R. Janes|
Project: “Creating Vulnerability: Environmental Change, Failed Development, and Livelihood Insecurity in Post-Socialist Mongolia”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Sponsored by Henry Luce Foundation