Fellowships and Appointments

Uyghur Studies Fellowships and OTHER Opportunities

The following organizations have an explicit mission to support research within Uyghur studies:

  • Please contact us if you know of funding opportunities within Uyghur studies. 
multidisciplinary Fellowships and OTHER Opportunities

While the following organizations do not exclusively fund Uyghur-related research, they are likely to support applications from academics within Uyghur studies:


The East-West Center has a variety of opportunities at the graduate, post-graduate, and professional levels. It funds both US and non-US citizens.


IBRU, Durham University’s Centre for Borders Research will be hiring a new research associate, beginning 4 January 2016. The researcher will be expected to initiate her or his own research that broadly aligns with IBRU’s research mission, while also contributing to projects initiated by other academic staff associated with the Centre.

Share Your Story!

One of the missions of the Uyghur Studies Initiative is to encourage graduate and early-career area studies research in history, the humanities, and the social sciences. As such, we are particularly eager to disseminate information funding opportunities across disciplines.

  • Funding Organizations: Please contact us to share opportunities about fellowships and other opportunities 
  • Uyghur Studies Scholars: If you are willing to share with us information regarding the funding of your early research, please do so! Of course, you can choose to remain anonymous – either way, we would be thrilled to share your success stories with our community.     
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