at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
UHCSEAS on Facebook UHCSEAS on Twitter UHCSEAS on LinkedIn UHCSEAS on Vimeo UHCSEAS on Instagram
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies > Deadlines > Funding


Indonesia mountains

Funding | Jobs | Conferences | Workshops

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.

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.

The Vietnam Studies Group Graduate Paper Prize Competition – AAS Vietnam Studies Group – Full papers due Jan 20

The Vietnam Studies Group (VSG) awards an annual graduate student paper prize. The competition encourages the direct involvement of graduate students in the growth of Vietnamese studies and supports their professional development. The competition is open to full and part time graduate students, regardless of their disciplinary specialization. Preference will be given to sole-authored papers based on original field, archival, and/or statistical research. However, thematic reviews that critically synthesize existing literature on a particular topic related to Vietnamese studies will also be considered.

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.

Harvard Asia Center Postdoctoral Fellowships (2) – Apply by Jan 25

The Asia Center Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries. In the case of Southeast Asia, research may be on a single country, although preference will be given to applicants with comparative or cross-border projects. The Victor and William Fung Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is available to recent Ph.D. graduates who engage seriously with at least two Asian countries with the requirement that their research includes a component dealing with Greater China.

2019 Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship – Apply by January 27

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide individuals with the opportunity to pursue research in the area of Asian studies, using the unparalleled collections of the Asian Division and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

2019 Asia Global Fellows Program at The University of Hong Kong – Apply by Jan 31

The Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of its AsiaGlobal Fellows Program, an inter-disciplinary and intensive leadership development initiative designed for mid-career professionals from around the world. The 13-week residential program runs from August 19 to November 15, 2019.

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.