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Research Opportunities

Conference and workshop program

HCBSS occasionally entertians proposals from scholars at Stanford or other institutions to organize and host academic events at Stanford, for which the Center can provide facilities, staff support, and limited funding.                                         

Inquires should be directoed to the Ho Center for Buddhist studies, Building 70, Room 71E, Mian Quad, Stanford University, CA 94305. E-mail: buddhiststudies@stanford.edu.

Doctoral fellows program

Due to recent changes in the relevant regulations, HCBSS can no longer accept applications for visiting appointments from doctoral students at other institutions wishing to do research at Stanford, unless there are exchange agreements with those institutions. For example, students enrolled at the following U.S. universities may take advantage of the university's Exchange Scholar Program: University of California at Berkeley, Brown University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University.  See Stanford Exchange Program for Students.

Inquiries should be directed to Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Building 70, Room 71E, Main Quad, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. E-mail: buddhiststudies@stanford.edu.

Postdoctoral fellows program

Administered by the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies. Two Years. Stipend: $58,000 anually plus relocation/research fund of $5,000.  For further information, see Ho Center for Buddhist Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships or email the fellowsihp administrator at tanya@stanford.edu.

Visiting scholars program

Each year HCBSS appoints a limited number of visiting scholars working in the fields of Buddhism and other Asian religions. Affiliation with the Center is also available to scholars visiting other units of Stanford. Funding for visiting scholars must come from non-Stanford sources.  Visiting scholars are welcome to participate in all the programs of the Center and are encouraged to offer reading groups on their materials and present their work in an annual fellows colloquium.

Inquiries should be directed to Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Building 70, Room 71E, Main Quad, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305. E-mail: ihl@stanford.edu.

For application guidelines, see Applying for Appointments.  For funding sources at Stanford, see Research Funding.