Applications Due: December 19, 2022
Faculty Research Grants | Korea/Asia Grants | O’Donnell Grants
The Korea Foundation and the Scowcroft Institute invite applications for research grants on East Asia, including Korea. Research must include, but not be limited to, holdings of the George Bush Presidential Library. The grant program, formerly administered by the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, is made possible through the support of the Korea Foundation.
Deadline: The application deadline is December 19, 2022, 11:59 p.m. Awards will be announced in January 2023.
Awards: The program awards grants ranging from $500 to $2,500. Funds are issued in two payments. One-half of the approved funds will be distributed once travel arrangements have been made, and the remaining balance will be distributed after the submission of the final report. Please note: Applicants located outside of the U.S. have a different process for the disbursement of funds.
Award Period: January 2023 – July 2024
Eligibility: Researchers and scholars interested inconducting relevant research at the George Bush Presidential Library. Includes, but is not limited to tenured, non-tenured, tenure-track, Pre-Doc, and Post-Doc researchers and scholars interested in the era of the 41st U.S.A president, George H.W. Bush (1989-1993). This can include national or international research. (Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to write, call or email the Bush Library staff in advance of submitting an application to determine whether the library contains material relevant to their research topic.)
Review: Applications will be reviewed by a panel of scholars and administrators from the Bush School, other colleges/schools on campus, and the George Bush Presidential Library archival staff.
Selection Criteria: Funding priority will be given to proposals that a) have the greatest likelihood of publication and subsequent usefulness to educators, scholars, students, and policymakers, and b) bring newly available research materials to light.
Application: Applicants should submit the following documents to email@example.com:
- Grant Application Form: Complete the Korea/Asia Grant Application Form and save it with the title, “Korea/Asia Grant 2022_Last Name.” The application form includes:
- Contact InformationProposal TitleProposal AbstractBudget
- References(Names and institutions/affiliations of three academic/writing references)
- Project Description: (Limit 2 pages) Proposal detailing the nature and scope of the research project
- Curriculum Vita: (Limit 5 pages)
Publications Receiving Support Must Acknowledge: “The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and the George Bush Presidential Library Archives.”
Reporting Requirements: Upon completion of the project, grantees are required to submit a brief report on their research to the Scowcroft Institute and a copy of any publications resulting from their research. The publications will be placed in the George Bush Presidential Library.
How to Apply: Complete the Grant Application Form and save it with the title, “Korea/Asia Grant Application 2022_Last Name.” Attach the Grant Application Form, Project Description (limit 2 pages), and your Curriculum Vita (limit 5 pages) and submit the documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line put “Korea/Asia Grant Application.”
Location: The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Easterwood Airport in College Station is served by American Airlines and is a two-hour drive northwest of Houston and a three-hour drive south of Dallas-Fort Worth.
The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) is a research institute housed in the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. The institute is named in honor of LTG (r) Brent Scowcroft, whose long and distinguished career in public service included serving as National Security Advisor for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. The Institute’s core mission is to foster and disseminate policy-oriented research on international affairs by supporting faculty and student research, hosting international speakers and major scholarly conferences, and providing grants to outside researchers to use the holdings of the Bush Library.
Program Contact: Questions concerning the Korea/Asia Grant Program should be directed to:
- Monica Bruno Holder, MS
- Assistant Director, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs
- The Bush School of Government and Public Service
- Texas A&M University
- 4220 TAMU
- College Station, TX 77843-4220
- Phone: (979) 458-6992
- email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org