Funding  Jobs Conferences

This page lists upcoming funding deadlines. For a full list of Southeast-Asia related opportunities see our Scholarships page.

Summer Junior Resident Fellowship Program | Center for Khmer Studies – Apply by March 26

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), the American Research Center in Cambodia, is offering 5 American, 5 Cambodian and 5 French undergraduate students an exciting opportunity to join a 6 week Summer Junior Resident Fellowship Program in Cambodia. The program provides a unique experience allowing students to live and study alongside others from different backgrounds and cultures while learning about the history and society of today’s Cambodia. During their residency students will be based at the CKS campus in Siem Reap, which is situated in the beautiful grounds of Wat Damnak, one of the town’s largest Buddhist pagodas, only minutes away from the famous Angkor World Heritage Site with its enigmatic temples. It has a full range of study and research facilities, including the largest publicly accessible research library outside of Phnom Penh with over 12,000 books, journals and other reading materials in English French and Khmer, study carrels for up to twenty fellows, a spacious seminar room and conference hall. Resident fellows will also spend time studying in Cambodia’s capital city Phnom Penh.

US-Indo 2017 Summer Studies Program – Apply by March 31

For more than 20 years now, USINDO with the generous support of the Freeman Foundation has held the USINDO Summer Studies Program. This is an intensive ten-week language and cultural studies program held from May to August, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is open to U.S. university juniors or seniors, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, as well as recent graduates (within 6 months) of any U.S. college or university. Participants are selected in a competitive application process. The 2017 Summer Studies program will begin on May 25 and end on August 3, 2017, including a 10-day term break to accommodate the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

NEW! – Scholarship Deadline for SEASSI Summer Pgm. to Study a SE Asian Language @ the U of WI – Apply by 4/3

SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals. Each language course is equivalent to two semesters of study, with full academic year credit. Instruction is given in small individualized groups taught by a team consisting of a coordinator (usually a linguist specializing in Southeast Asian language pedagogy) and teachers who are native speakers of that language. Instruction is intensive.

YSEALI | Professional Fellows Program Apply by April 7

A fully-funded, one-month fellowship to work in a full-time fellowship placement in a US worksite dealing with issues relating to his or her work at home. While there fellows will gain first-hand knowledge about US organizations and institutions and build networks and relationships with US counterparts. Open to citizens of Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

PAAC Study Tours Abroad | 2017 Fall Philippines Study Tour – Apply by April 21

Students will have a chance to explore the cultural, economic, and political diversity of the Philippines on a tour unlike any other. They will visit the historic Intramuros district, learn about organic farming in the countryside of Bulacan, meet students at local schools, and learn about grassroots efforts to combat poverty and inequality. This intense study tour takes an in-depth look at the complex and fascinating threads that bind the contemporary Philippines together.

Program Fee: $2,500 plus airfare. Partial scholarship for qualifying students available!


ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM SINGAPORE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT 2017-2018 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) invites scholars to apply for fellowships in: 1. Southeast Asian jewellery; 2. Southeast Asian Islamic art; 3. Austronesian art; 4. Peranakan art; and 5.

International Studies Research Lab – Apply by May 1

The Center for Global Studies, International and Area Studies Library, & Russian, East European and Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce fellowships and research honoraria to support the internationalization of community colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians, and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula, instruction in less commonly taught lanugages, library collections, or international education programs at their home institutions. Participation in the ISRL provides resources and time for research otherwise unavailable to applicants. Fellows will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with international and area studies librarians and explore the unlimited print and online resources of the University Library at Illinois.

NEW! – Center for Strategic and International Studies Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) – Apply by May 7

The Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) at CSIS offers its annual leadership program, the AILA International Fellowship, to equip aspiring global leaders to be effective and ethical changemakers. This transformational experience gives participants the tools and agile mindset to enact innovative solutions to the challenges of today’s volatile world. The AIF program brings together a diverse cohort of mid-career professionals in the corporate, nonprofit, military, and government arenas from across the U.S. and around the globe. Each year, a select group of approximately 20 Fellows leverage their diversity to address the intellectual, ethical, cultural, and policy questions that are central to effective leadership in today’s world. Each Fellow amplifies their professional skills and leadership potential in a collaborative, cross-sector, and multicultural atmosphere.

Rotary Peace Fellowships at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok | Apply by May 31

The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship. We believe this opportunity might be of interest to your network! Since 2002, The Rotary Foundation has provided 1000+ social change leaders with peace and conflict resolution education at Rotary Peace Centers around the world. Each year up to 100 fellows are selected to receive full funding to earn either a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies or a master’s degree in a range of disciplines related to peace and security at one of 7 partnering universities. Each Rotary Peace Center offers a unique curriculum and field-based learning opportunities that examine peace and conflict theory through various frameworks.

2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition – Apply by August 1, 2017

We are excited to announce that the 2018-2019 competition for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now open! The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research and combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.