The fellowship is a one-year position, with a possibility of a second year, if the candidate and the University so desire. The work begins in late August. Teaching duties are divided between United College, where Fellows lead their own class in English Conversation, and one of several departments, where Fellows act as Teaching Assistants in a regular course. Williams pays $7000, divided in June and January installments. CUHK adds approximately HK$ 10,000 in monthly salary and a campus apartment that you share with the other Williams person and, possibly, another US fellow. Fellows can, at no additional expense, take Chinese language courses at CUHK, which are encouraged but not required. Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance.
Through the generosity of the Taiwan Ministry of Education and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston (TECO), the Department of Asian Studies at Williams College has been awarded a scholarship for Williams students to study Mandarin language in Taiwan during 2018-19. As explained in a letter received from TECO, “this scholarship is being awarded to your esteemed college in the hopes of fostering a strong friendship between Williams College and Taiwan and furthering our mutual academic goals of cross-cultural understanding and exchange.”
Supported by an endowment for Asian Studies established by family and friends in memory of James A. Linen III, Class of 1934, the Department of Asian Studies offers a limited number of grants to assist Williams College undergraduates in traveling to Asia during the summer for educational purposes. For the purposes of these grants, “Asia”
The Chinese program in the Asian Studies Department is now accepting applications for the Chinese Government Scholarships. Deadline is Wed, January 31 at noon. Please follow link for more information and application instructions.
Chinese Government Scholarship
TALK TO US. Join any of the language tables Wednesday, November 15, 6 – 7:30 PM at Mission Park dining for conversation in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swahili. Learn about our languages, our cultures and our countries, and socialize with us at dinner.
Tuesday, October 24 in Hollander 040 from 7 – 8 pm.
Come and meet ASST faculty and students, and enjoy some delicious ice cream and snacks. We are eager to tell you more about ASST Winter Study and Spring 2018 courses.
Considering study abroad in an Arabic-speaking country? This is your opportunity to have your questions answered – large and small! Faculty and returning students are looking forward to meeting with you. Tues, Nov 14, 7:30 – 8:30, Schapiro 241.
Tuesday, November 14, 7 – 8 pm, Hollander 040. Study Abroad in Chinese-speaking areas: which programs to go to? What types of funding are available? These questions answered, and more!
Tuesday, November 7, 12:30 – 1:30 at Spice Root restaurant on Spring Street.
Come and find out more about great opportunities to spend a semester or year abroad in Russia and other countries where Russian is spoken. Lunch will be on us! It would be helpful if you could let Prof. van de Stadt know in advance that you are coming: