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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.

American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS)-Luce Foundation Fellowships – Apply by Sept 24

AIFIS is pleased to announce a new round of fellowship applications for 2018-2019. Awards are available for both Americans to work in Indonesia, and Indonesians to work in America. Applications are due on Monday September 24, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

Center for Digital Society Research Fellowship Program – Apply by September 25

Center for Digital Society aims to expand its collaborative research scope by inviting early career scholars to conduct research related to digital society issues. We are looking to work with scholars from all disciplines to take part in our research environment in this fellowship program. Application will be closed by 25th September 2018, 11.59 pm (GMT+7).

Luce Graduate Field Study Fellowships for Research or Advanced Language Study in Southeast Asia – Apply by Sept 29

These scholarships are available for UH Mānoa graduate students to conduct advanced language training or field research in Southeast Asia during the stated award period above. Eligible languages offered at UHM include Cambodian (Khmer), Tagalog, Ilokano, Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese. Language training sites will be determined in consultation with CSEAS. The scholarships are funded by a grant from Henry Luce Foundation for the advancement of studies of Southeast Asia.

Sàn Art | OPEN CALL: A. Farm1st Residency Season! – Apply by September 30

A. Farm, a collaborative residency between Nguyen Art Foundation, MoT+++, and Sàn Art, is now open to applications. A converted factory, with 6 large studios, a spacious gallery and a sunlit courtyard, A. Farm would like to encourage every artist of any age and any career stage to examine how this platform might benefit their artistic practices.

Sigma XI: Grants-in-Aid of Research – Apply by October 1

The Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research GIARlogo(GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through hands-on learning. The program awards grants of up to $1,000 to students from all areas of the sciences and engineering.

Society Fellowships | Society for the Humanities Cornell Arts & Sciences – Apply by Oct 1

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect on the 2019-20 theme of ENERGY. Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. The fellowships are held for one academic year. Each Society Fellow will receive $50,000.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2019-2020 Fellowship – Apply by October 1

Through an international competition, the Center offers 9-month residential fellowships. Fellows conduct research and write in their areas of expertise, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff. The Center accepts non-advocacy, policy-relevant, fellowship proposals that address key policy challenges facing the United States and the world.

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship – Apply by Oct 15

The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year).

PD Soros Fellowships for New Americans – Apply by Nov 1

Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each Fellowship supports one to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50 percent of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

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.

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.