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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.

UH Mānoa Grants Available

UH Manoa students who have a short-term financial need due to the disruption of campus operations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act grant by completing the Urgent Student Relief Fund (USRF) application. Manoa’s CARES Act grants range from $500 to $2,500

The University of Hawai’i and UH Foundation have created the Urgent Student Relief Fund to assist UH students at all 10 campuses with unforeseen financial hardships due to an emergency/crisis while enrolled at UH, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

SOAS is now offering a 20% discount for SOAS alumni starting a Postgraduate degree in 2020! The discount is available to alumni no matter which year they graduated.

Calls for COVID-19 and water insecurity research in the Mekong Region. Expression of Interest for rapid response grants. SUMERNET will award three grants in total over the period of its fourth phase under “SUMERNET 4 All.” Funding support will not exceed US$ 42,000 per research project to be completed within 6-12 months. For this call, not more than two grants will be awarded in 2020.

Durham University is offering a fully funded Interdisciplinary PhD in Sustainable Social Entrepreneurship. This PhD studentship is aligned with the UKRI GCRF Living Deltas Hub. The Hub focuses on three major deltas in Asia: the Red River, Mekong and the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and aims to develop new knowledge and policies that will create more resilient and sustainable delta communities.

PhD Studentship: International and Global History with a focus on Asia/Asians at University College Dublin – College of Arts and Humanities.

A number of Australian National University PhD Scholarships which provide a stipend are funded by Colleges each year. Deadline: international students are required to apply for admission by either 15 April or 31 August; domestic students must apply for admission by either 15 April or 31 October.

International Student Deadline August 31

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program application is now open for 2021-2022! If you are interested in studying, conducting your research, or teaching English abroad.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans honors the contributions of immigrants and their children to the United States. Each year, 30 students are supported in their graduate education experience and receive financial support up to $90,000 for two years.

The NYSEAN Partners Fund is issuing a call for proposals aimed at funding conferences, small workshops, panel discussions, exhibitions, art installations or performances that address historical or contemporary issues in Southeast Asia and/or U.S.-Southeast Asia relations. Early consideration given to proposals submitted by March 1.

Rolling or No Deadlines

UH Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program – Each year, UROP awards approximately $500,000 in funding to students working on faculty-mentored creative work or research projects or presenting at conferences. Students have used funding to conduct field research abroad, purchase critical supplies, earn stipends and more.

(Phd/Post Grad) Center for Indonesian Policy Study (CIPS) Fellowship