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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.

Chinese Migratory Realities: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Summer Institute – Apply by March 19

Institute will run from June 19 – July 6, 2018. Co-sponsored by the University of Alberta and University of Calgary Edmonton & Alberta, Canada. The Institute is organized similar to the structure of an NEH Institute. Priority for acceptance will go to: (1) recent Ph. D.s and academics early in their career; (2) other mid-career academics and/or senior scholars; (3) advanced graduate students. The Institute will cover roundtrip economy airfare from the US or Canada to Alberta, housing, local transportation, and some meals. The Institute will be held sequentially at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta.

Professional Fellows Program – Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative – Apply by March 30

Professional Fellows Program Young South East Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Governance and Society Fall Program Dates: October 6 – November 17, 2018 Sponsored by the US Department of State Hosted by the American Council of Young Political Leaders About the Professional Fellows Program In 2018, ACYPL will design and implement two Professional Fellows Programs (PFP) around the theme of governance and society for 50 international participants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

McConnell SAIL Scholarships – Apply by April 2

Through the support of The McConnell Foundation, CLS is offering up to four (4) fellowships for exceptional applicants to attend SAIL program for this summer. The McConnell Foundation has engaged in philanthropy in Laos since 2006. This study abroad opportunity will allow Northern California residents a way to learn more about the country of Laos, it’s history, language, and peoples.

Emerging Writers Fellowship, SOUTHEAST OF NOW – Apply by April 15

Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia is committed to supporting the development of new writing in the region, and to providing an opportunity for emerging writers to develop their research and writing skills, and to engage with a broad readership in a new special section of the journal. We are pleased to announce a new donor-funded mentorship program, to commence with Volume 2 (2018). Applications should be sent to southeastofnow [at] no later than 15 April 2018.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! ENITS and ENITAS Scholarships for Thai Studies – Apply by April 30

Thai Studies Institute of Chulalongkorn University. ENITS (Empowering Network for International Thai Studies) & ENITAS (Empowering Network for International Thai & ASEAN Studies. Directed toward graduate students and young scholars working in Thai Studies.

2019 Rotary Peace Fellowships – Apply by May 31

Through academic training, practice, and global networking opportunities, the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who become catalysts for peace and conflict prevention and resolution. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Fellows will be placed at Rotary Peace Centers in the US, Japan, England, Australia, Sweden, or Thailand.

2019-2020 Core Fulbright Scholar Program – Apply by August 1

The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide. Grant lengths vary in duration: applicants can propose projects for a period of two to 12 months, as specified in the award description.