biwa Asian Music

Society for Asian Music Small Grant

The Society for Asian Music is pleased to announce the availability of up to two small grants to support research in Asian music. Grants will range from $2000-$4000 and are available from June 2014 to May 2015.
Applicants must be full-time graduate students enrolled in U.S. institutions and may use these funds to supplement other grants.  Grants are to be used for research, including fieldwork, pre-dissertation research, travel, language study, and other related activities.
Grant proposals will be evaluated on the clarity of research objectives and the proposed budget being reasonable and sufficient to accomplish these objectives.  During the year of their award, grantees may be invited to make a presentation of their research at the Society for Asian Music Annual Membership Meeting (held in conjunction with the Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference).  At the end of the award year, grantees will be required to provide a report of their research progress, which will be published on the Society’s website.
Please submit a proposal of no more than 500 words to Frederick Lau ( by 30 May 2014. Proposals should include: (1) a project description, (2) an explanation of how the project fits into the applicant's current degree program; (3) a description of how the funds will be used; and (4) a detailed budget.
7 July, 2014