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This is a list of grants, fellowships, scholarships, and other funding opportunities geared toward or applicable to Southeast Asia studies.For a full list of Southeast-Asia related scholarships and fellowships, including UHM-specific funding, see our Scholarships page.

The Global Community Fellowship – Apply by November 11

The Global Community Fellowship is a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs, schools, universities, and social enterprises across Asia to support community development and youth education programs. By working directly with communities, fellows get hands-on experience learning how organizations in Asia are using creative and innovative methods to address critical social challenges.

Fogarty Global Health Fellowship – Apply by November 15

The Global Health Fellowship Program is a 12-month clinical research training program for post-doctorate trainees and doctoral students in the health professions, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health’s Fogarty International Center (FIC) in partnership with several NIH Institutes and Offices.

Funded PhD project on Intra-Asian Migration, 1800-2000 – Apply by November 16

A PhD candidate in global economic and social history who will develop and execute a research project on migration from China and/or India into Southeast Asia in the past two centuries, focussing on both the conditions in the country of origin, and the societal contribution of migrants in the recipient countries.

YSEALI Spring 2019 Professional Fellows Program on Governance and Society – Apply by November 16

Spring Program Dates: April 20 – May 31, 2019 Sponsored by the US Department of State Hosted by the American Council of Young Political Leaders About the Professional Fellows Program In 2019, ACYPL will design and implement two Professional Fellows Programs (PFP) around the theme of Governance and Society for 50 international participants from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.

Global American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship – Apply by November 16

The Charles Warren Center, Harvard’s research center for North American history announces its Global American Studies postdoctoral fellowship. This postdoc position, distinct from the Center’s long-standing faculty fellowship, will in the fall/winter of 2019/20 select its next cohort of two fellows. Appointments are for one year starting July 1, 2019, renewable for a second.

2019-2020 Southeast Asia FLAS Fellowship – Apply by January 18, 2019

This fellowship supports the study of Southeast Asian language and area studies courses at UH Mānoa.

Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Fellowships – Apply by January 24, 2019

CAORC offers two fellowship programs, the NEH Senior Research Fellowship and Multi-Country Research Fellowship, which allow fellows to visit and carry out research within our network of Overseas Research Centers.

Center for Indonesian Policy Study (CIPS) Fellowship – No deadline

CIPS invites qualified researchers to join our Visiting Research Fellowship Program. The program offers opportunities for both Indonesians and non-Indonesian nationals who are completing their Indonesia-related PhD and post-graduate theses abroad, to conduct field research in Indonesia over a 3-6 month period. CIPS also opens the opportunity for post-doctoral or non-degree fellowships.

New Grant Announcement – Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia (LuceSEA) – No application deadline yet

The central objective of LuceSEA is to strengthen the study of Southeast Asia in American higher education by providing resources for the creation of models, strategies and partnerships that not only bolster existing program structures but also take them in new directions. The Foundation’s Asia Program staff is currently drafting proposal guidelines for LuceSEA and expects to issue a call for proposals in the fall of 2018, with the aim of making first awards in June 2019.