Global Fellows Program
from around the world
scholarships offered yearly
Fung Global Fellows
Program reflects Princeton University’s commitment to engaging
with scholars from around the world and inspiring ideas that
program brings exceptional international early-career faculty
members working in the social sciences and the humanities to
Princeton for a year of research, writing, and collaboration.
is administered by the Princeton Institute for International and
Regional Studies, which serves as a site for integration and joint
activity across all of the University's international and area
year, the Fung Global
Fellows Program will select six scholars from around the world to be
in residence at Princeton for one academic year and to engage in
research, writing, and collaboration around a common theme.
program includes a public seminar series where the fellows will
present their work to the University community.
will be awarded through a competitive application process to
employed outside the United States who have demonstrated outstanding
scholarly achievement, exhibit unusual intellectual promise, and are
still early in their careers.
program is supported by a gift from William Fung, group chairman of
Li & Fung, a Hong Kong-based multinational group of export and
earned a BSE in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1970 and an
MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1972, and then
began his career at the family firm. He joined Princeton's Board of
Trustees in 2009, and has previously supported Princeton's
groundbreaking financial aid program.
this new age of globalization, Princeton should be even more
involved in fostering scholarship everywhere it takes place,"
this gift, I hope to enable Princeton to become a stronger catalyst
for developing new and exciting research and for creating
international scholarly communities."
Fung Global Fellows Program welcomes applications from scholars who
have received their Ph.D. (or the equivalent of an Anglo-American
Ph.D.) within 10 years of the proposed start date of the fellowship.
a fellowship beginning in fall 2013, applicants must have received
their degree no earlier than September 1, 2003.
receipt of the Ph.D. is determined by the date on which all
requirements for the degree at the applicant’s home institution,
including the defense and filing of the dissertation, were
must hold a position outside the United States of America at the
time of application and are expected to return to that institution
at the conclusion of the fellowship.
will be awarded to candidates who have demonstrated outstanding
scholarly achievement and exhibit unusual intellectual promise but
are still at the beginning of their careers.
for the fellowship include the strength of the candidate’s
research projects, the relationship of those projects to the
program’s theme, the candidate’s previous scholarly work, the
candidate’s ability to contribute to the intellectual life and
intellectual exchange of the program, and the candidate’s work
experience outside the United States.
selection committee is looking to establish a cohort of fellows
whose research represents diverse analytical approaches and
addresses a wide variety of periods and places. The Fung Global
Fellows Program has a particular interest in fostering innovative
citizens and noncitizens, regardless of race, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or
disability, are eligible to apply.
must reside in or near Princeton during the academic year of their
fellowship so that they can attend weekly seminars and other events
are also expected to present a paper from their ongoing projects at
one of the sessions of the weekly seminar.
application deadline for the 2013–14 Fung Global Fellows Program
is November 1, 2012. Apply
scholars whose research engages with the theme “Languages and
Authority” and who meet the eligibility criteria as outlined below
are invited to submit their application online by November 1, 2012.
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