Research Grants

Research Grants

Listed here are only grants directly supporting my research. Travel and conference grants are not included.

Year Granting Agency Sum received
2012 University of Chicago Library Robert L. Platzman Memorial Fellowship $2,975
2009 Department of Education. International Research and Studies program $153,147
2008 UH Research Relation Funds: Pak Bei: A cultural and linguistic exploration of Indonesia $4,700
2007 British Library. Endangered Archives Programme. “Digitising manuscripts kept as ‘sacred heirloom’ in private collections in Kerinci, Sumatra, Indonesia.” GBP 29,840
2004 Department of Education. International Research and Studies program. $170,769
2004 US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. Department of State. $18,345
2004 National Foreign Language Resource Center (UHM) $2,000
Instructional Material for Advanced Indonesian Reading Classes
2004 Special Funding for Scholarly and Creative Works, University Research Council $5,000
2004 Research Relations Fund Award $4,815
Further Research on the Oldest Extant Malay Manuscript
2004 Women’s Campus Club $1,217
Digitizing Instructional Materials
2003 Research Relations Fund $4,064
New Evidence for Early Sumatran Scripts
2003 Arts & Science Faculty Award $1,000
2001 Research Relations Fund $4,934.60
Documenting Kerinci Manuscripts
2001 UH Humanities Endowment Fund $2,000
Sumatran Manuscripts in European Collections
2001 AURC Grant 3600429 / 9213 NZ$ 6,500
Translation as an agent of cross-cultural contact
2000 AURC Grant 9213/3406078 NZ$ 6,369
Batak philology and paleography
1999 AURC Grant 3390602 NZ$ 500
Batak oral traditions
1999 AURC Grant 3406072 NZ$ 2,800
Batak oral traditions
1999 AURC Grant 3406075 NZ$ 2,000
Documenting Kerinci Manuscripts
1998 AURC Grant XXXXX/9213/3406066 NZ$ 3,500
Computer equipment for research leave
1998 Grant in aid (research leave) NZ$ 8,000
Batak philology and paleography
1997 AURC New Staff Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/FF3406056 NZ$ 7,350
Funeral dirges and other laments of the Batak
1997 AURC Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/F3406056 NZ$ 4,616.34*
Data Entry
1996 AURC Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/FF3406046 NZ$ 3,000
Establishing academic links with Indonesian universities
1996 AURC Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/FF3406051 NZ$ 2,500
Batak Philology: Completing various research projects
1995 AURC Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/F3406043 NZ$ 3,280
Batak Laments and Origin Myths
1994 AURC Grant A04/XXXXX/25490/F3406036 NZ$ 4,000
Language Policy in the Dutch East Indies
1992 Erasmus program of the European Community DEM 4,000
Archival research in the Netherlands
1990-1991 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) DEM 25,000
Fieldwork in North Sumatra

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