(20 December 2013) The China and Inner Asia Council of the AAS (CIAC) invites applications for awards of up to USD2,000. Dissertation-level graduate students and scholars with special interests in China or Inner Asia are invited to submit proposals.
Applicants must be current Association for Asian Studies (AAS) members, but there are no citizenship requirements. Junior and independent scholars, adjunct faculty, and dissertation-level graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must not have received a CIAC Small Grant within the past three years.
A lot more detail including how to apply is here.