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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.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: Critical Need Language Award

Provides up to $5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students with financial need (limited to Pell grant recipients) to study or intern abroad. Students can receive up to an additional $3,000 to study one of 15 critical languages.
Audience: Undergraduate student. Deadline: October and March

UROP Presentation Funding for Faculty-Mentored Research or Creative Work

UROP Presentation funding for faculty-mentored research or creative work is back! UROP provides up to $2000 for an individual student, $4000 for a group of two, and up to $5,000 for a group of three or more. The application deadline is the first of each month prior to the day of the event. Deadline: first of each month prior to the day of the event.

Rotary Peace Fellowship 2022

The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the fully-funded 2022 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Up to 130 peace and development leaders are selected globally every year to earn either a master’s degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies at one of seven Rotary Peace Centers at leading universities around the world. Deadline: May 15, 2021.

CKS-LuceSEA Research Fellowship

The Center for Khmer Studies invites applications for its CKS-LuceSEA Research Fellowship. The program sponsors a Cambodian PhD holder or PhD student to research archival materials including the Collection of the journalist Elizabeth Becker dated 1970-1988. Deadline: June 15, 2021.

Library of Congress Funding

Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship Program travel grant administered by the Asian Division. Will likely only resume in 2022 due to the pandemic. More info here.

Kluge Fellowship Program available for senior scholars for longer periods of time.
Deadline: June 15, 2021.

For Postgraduate scholars: Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies, David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality, and the Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship for the Study of the Alan Lomax Collection. Deadline: July 15, 2021.

The Society of Asian Art of Hawai’i Inc. Scholarships

The Society of Asian Art of Hawai’i Inc. is accepting scholarship applications from students enrolled in Hawai’i colleges and universities taking Asia-related art courses during the 2021-2022 academic year. Deadline: June 30, 2021.

UH Mānoa Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grant opportunities to conduct research, study, or teach English abroad. As the U.S. Department of State’s flagship international education and exchange program, over 2,200 awards are given annually. The 2022-2023 Competition is now open and the UH Mānoa application Deadline: September 12, 2021.

UH Mānoa Fulbright U.S. Student Info Session
April 27, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM HST
. Register here.

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