IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize in Asian Studies 2019

We invite submissions for the IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize in Asian Studies 2019. The thesis must have been evaluated in the period 1 November 2018 – 31 October 2019. Both students and their supervisors can apply.

Deadline: 1 November 2019, 9.00 a.m.

The International Institute for Asian Studies offers an annual award for the best master’s thesis in the broad field of Asian studies, written at a Dutch University.

The Award

  • The honorary title of ‘Best Master’s Thesis’ in Asian studies
  • A maximum three-month stipend to work at IIAS, in order to write a PhD project proposal or a research article

Criteria

  • The master’s thesis should be in the broad field of Asian studies, in the humanities or social sciences
  • The thesis must have been written at a Dutch university 
  • Only master’s theses which have been graded with an 8 or higher are eligible
  • The thesis must have been evaluated in the period 1 November 2018 – 31 October 2019
  • Both students and their supervisors can apply

Submission

Please submit four hard copies of the master’s thesis and a cover letter including the grade awarded and your contact details.

Submissions should be sent to:

Secretariat 
International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)
P.O. Box 9500
2300 RA Leiden

Information: iias@iias.nl