Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Stanford University

Shorenstein APARC Fellowships

Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellowships in Contemporary Asia

Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford Fellowship

Application period closed on December 31, 2013.

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University is pleased to announce its search for two 2014–15 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellows in Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies. Made possible through the generosity of Walter H. Shorenstein, awards will be made to two junior scholars (recent PhDs must have degree conferral by August 31, 2014) for research and writing on Asia.

The primary focus of the fellowship is on contemporary political, economic, or social change in the Asia-Pacific region (including Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia), or topics in international relations and international political economy. Fellows must be in residence for the duration of the appointment. They must take part in center activities throughout the academic year, and are required to present their research findings in center seminars. Fellows will also participate in the center’s publication program. The fellowship is a 10-month appointment with a stipend rate of $50,000 plus $3,000 for research materials. Appointments will begin in the fall quarter of the 2014–15 academic year.

Applicants should complete the following application form online:

Application Form


Applicants should then submit the following via e-mail, in PDF format. 

  • Brief research statement (not to exceed five typed pages, double-spaced), which describes the research and writing to be undertaken during the fellowship period as well as the proposed publishable product;
  • Curriculum vitae; and
  • Three letters of recommendation.



Fellowship Coordinator
Kristen Lee
Shorenstein APARC
Stanford University
Encina Hall, Room E301
Stanford, CA 94305-6055
(650) 723-2048 (voice)
(650) 723-6530 (fax)