Opportunities

EnviroLab Asia supports activities that deepen research, develop partnerships, encourage networking, and engage in creative thinking. Types of support include funding for class speakers, conference travel, production of publications or other products and/or special events.

The following is a description of funding opportunities available for 2019-2020. A Google calendar with application due dates can be downloaded here (for iCal users). A public calendar may be viewed here. Google Forms is used to manage the applications. If you do not have a google account, please contact Karin Mak (kmak[at]cmc.edu) for application materials.

To support research and scholarship on environmental issues in Asia, the following opportunities are available for 5C community:

 

 

Opportunity Description Application Due Dates
EVENTS
Events and Program Funding Requests EnviroLab Asia supports 5C events that educate campus communities about environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia.

Application information:
https://tinyurl.com/EnviroLabEventsFunding

Rolling
FACULTY/STAFF TRAVEL
Conference Travel Fund Open to 5C faculty/staff/students who are interested in attending a conference that addresses environmental issues in Asia. Applicant may be a conference presenter or participant. The fund covers travel costs (airfare, lodging, ground transportation, and per diem) for up to $1500 per traveler for travel taking place July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

Apply here:
http://tinyurl.com/EnviroLabAsiaConferenceTravel

  • September 13, 2019
  • November 11, 2019
  • January 29, 2020
  • March 25, 2020

 

 

FACULTY/STAFF RESEARCH
Research Labs Open to 5C faculty/staff who are interested in working collaboratively across 5-C campuses and across disciplines to study environmental issue(s) in East or Southeast Asia. The concept for the Research Labs was born out of an expressed need for a flexible framework that best suited the skills, expertise, and interests of faculty/staff. Research Labs will produce at least 1 final academic product, such as a working paper, article, book, art piece, etc.

One Research Lab typically has 4 faculty/staff. Each Research Lab will receive: $10,000 for stipends, and $15,000 in support (for supplies and/or travel expenses).

We look to fund Research Labs that meet the guiding principles of EnviroLab Asia, especially cross-disciplinary and cross-campus collaborations.

Apply here:

https://tinyurl.com/ResearchLab2018

October 16, 2019
FACULTY/STAFF PUBLISHING
Manuscript Review Open to 5C faculty/staff who are working on finalizing any type of academic product (journal article, publication, book, etc.). This fund supports the invitation of a professional academic or expert to formally review a draft of an academic product with other faculty and students.

Apply here:
https://tinyurl.com/RollingManuscriptReview

 

  • October 25, 2019
  • March 4, 2020

 

Subvention Fund Open to 5C faculty/staff to support the production of any academic product (manuscript, journal article, book, art project, etc.). For example, funds may be used for copy editing or indexing. Funding is available for up to $2,000 and available to be used until June 30, 2020.

Apply here:
https://tinyurl.com/RollingSubvention

 

  • October 10, 2019
  • March 11, 2020

 

EnviroLab Asia, Online Journal Open to 5C faculty/staff/students to submit their research for publication on the site: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/envirolabasia/vol1/iss1/1/.

Contact Char Miller, Editor, for more information.

TEACHING & COURSES
Course Development or Redevelopment Award Open to 5C faculty to develop a new course or redevelop an existing course that addresses environmental issues in Asia. Faculty will receive a $3,000 stipend to redevelop an existing course, and $6,000 to a develop a new course.

 

Apply here:
https://tinyurl.com/EnviroLabCourseDev

September 13, 2019 for Spring 2020 Courses

 

Guiding principles of EnviroLab Asia, summarized below:

  • Create a space for the production of new knowledge about the interaction between nature, the built environment, and human populations in Asia
  • Utilize cross-disciplinary approaches
  • Encourage 5C exchanges between and across campuses, utilize the current resources at the Claremont Colleges, and/or encourage community-building between and among 5C campus communities
  • Increase faculty and students’ capacities to effectively influence debates on environmental issues as well as present innovative solutions to challenges resulting from environmental problems.