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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.

ASEAN GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP 2020/2021 Accepting applications from postdoctoral candidates from Southeast Asian nationals.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is announcing the opening of its 2021-2022 Fellowship competition. The Center awards academic year residential fellowships to scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals from any country with outstanding project proposals on global issues. Applicants must hold a doctorate or have equivalent professional experience.

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.

US State Department Critical Language Scholarship Summer 2021 Indonesian – Four (4) levels, Beginning to Advanced.

Fully Funded Scholarships in Singapore – 2021 – Nanyang Technological University.

Applications for Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for the 2021/2022 academic year are now being accepted. Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language study of Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Khmer or Burmese at the advanced level in approved language programs in Southeast Asia.

The ACLS Online Fellowship and Grant Administration (OFA) System for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation in Buddhist Studies 2020-21 competitions is now open for applications.

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.

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.