The C.V. Starr Fund for Asian/Pacific/American Research awards grants to NYU students, NYU adjunct faculty members, and A/P/A Institute visiting scholars working on academic and/or community projects with particular emphasis on the New York metropolitan region. The goal of this fund is to promote a convergence of theory and practice in Asian/Pacific/American Studies and its related fields by providing financial support for research expenses and/or conference participation.
The C.V. Starr Fund for Asian/Pacific/American Research is administered by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, which provides a space for the sharing of scholarship, art, activism, and other cultural and political exchanges about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in New York City and beyond.
NYU students, NYU adjunct faculty members, and A/P/A Institute visiting scholars may apply for up to $1,000 to support one of the following:
- Field work and research
- Conference and symposium participation
Recipients may be awarded the grant up to two times.
- A one to two page project description. The description should include a strategy on how the applicant’s project or conference participation will further the knowledge of Asian/Pacific/American Studies and add to the scholarship in the field.
- A detailed budget outlining how the applicant plans to use the grant funds, along with a list of any other funding sources.
- A signed letter of recommendation (preferably from an academic advisor or faculty member supervising the project, to be emailed by the recommender to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline).
- Additional relevant supporting materials (optional).
- Friday, September 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. ET for Fall 2023 activity (deadline extended)
- Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. ET for Spring 2024 activity
- Monday, May 13, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. ET for Summer 2024 activity
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