Funding  Jobs Conferences

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

Research grants @ Sydney Southeast Asia Centre – Apply by April 28

The Southeast Asia Centre at the University of Sydney (SSEAC) has travel grants available for sabbatical visitors and graduate students interested in partnering with Sydney faculty.

Khmer Language and Culture Study Program | Apply by April 30

The CKS Khmer Language and Culture Study Program provides an opportunity for faculty, post-graduate researchers and undergraduates from U.S. universities to participate in an intensive six-week study abroad program, between June 20 – July 29, 2017, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This ongoing program is administered in collaboration with the University of Hawai’i, Manoa’s Khmer Language Program (ASK). This CKS program is designed for those who wish to develop Khmer language skills and understanding of contemporary Cambodian society for academic and professional purposes, but who have not completed two years of formal language training. Beginners are welcome to apply. CKS can cover tuition fees and some program costs such as local travel and fieldtrips for up to eight eligible participants.

PhD Students in at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology – April 30

The International Max Planck Research School for the Anthropology, Archaeology and History of Eurasia (IMPRS ANARCHIE), a cooperation between the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, offers openings for PhD students. Financial Support The PhD positions are generally awarded for 3 years, with the possibility of two six-month extensions.


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.

Deadline Extended to May 1 for Bridging Cultures Initiative | For Middle & HS Teachers

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Center for African Studies outreach

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.

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.

Fulbright Scholar grant programs in Southeast Asia for 2018/19 include:

  • Fulbright Scholar Core Award: The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants.
  • Click Here to View Current Awards for Southeast Asian Countries

NEW! – 2018/19 Fulbright U.S. Student Program – UH Mānoa Campus Deadline – September 11

The Fulbright Program provides individuals chosen for their leadership potential with the opportunity to observe one another’s political, economic, and cultural institutions, exchange ideas, and embark on joint ventures of importance to the general welfare of the world’s inhabitants. It is a flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.

Grants are available for U.S. students to conduct research or teach English overseas in the following Southeast Asian countries:

  • Brunei
    • Open Study/Research Award
  • Cambodia
    • 4 Open Study/Research Awards
  • Indonesia
    • 20 Open Study/Research Awards
    • 35 English Teaching Assistant Awards
  • Laos
    • 2 Open Study/Research Awards
    • 12 English Teaching Assistant Awards
  • Malaysia
    • 5 Open Study/Research Awards
    • 100 English Teaching Assistant Awards
  • Philippines
    • 8 Open Study/Research Awards
  • Singapore
    • 1 Open Study/Research Award
    • 1 Fulbright Urban Planning & Sustainable Design Award
  • Thailand
    • 2 Open Study/Research Awards
    • 20 English Teaching Assistant Awards
  • Vietnam
    • 3 Open Study/Research Awards
    • 15 English Teaching Assistant Awards