An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition

The Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University

Program Summary

The Fairbank Center for East Asian Research is pleased to announce the 2006-2007 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship to support research in Chinese Studies. Well-designed projects at any stage, from initial research to revision for publication, are welcome. Priority will be given to those candidates who have had no previous postdoctoral fellowships. Those who have received their Ph.D. from Harvard University are normally not considered for this fellowship. Candidates must be able to provide evidence of successful completion of their Ph.D. degree by June 1, 2006 and may not be more than five years beyond receipt of the Ph.D. Applicants who are not native speakers of English must include with their application the date and score of the most recent TOEFL examination and other evidence of proficiency in English (such as a letter from an academic advisor). The Asia Center Publication Program has first right of refusal on the completed manuscript of An Wang Fellows. Up to six fellowships will be offered for the coming year.


1 February 2006.

Your application packet must include an original signed application form, an updated curriculum vitae, and a 5-page double-spaced plan of research and writing for the year of appointment. Two letters of reference should be mailed directly to the Fairbank Center. Including a chapter of your dissertation or another writing sample is strongly encouraged.

Total stipend for one year


Application and for more infrormation

Fairbank Center for East Asian Research
Attn: An Wang Fellowship
625 Mass. Ave., 2nd Fl.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Tel.: 617-495-4046
Fax: 617-495-9976

Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006