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Conferences | Funding | Jobs | Journals | Workshops, etc.

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.

The Southeast Asia Digital Library Paper Award for undegraduate | Deadline: June 7, 2024

The Southeast Asia Digital Library Paper Award seeks papers from undergraduates concerning original research in Southeast Asian Studies. The first-place winner will receive their choice of two books from the Cornell University Press catalog. Both first- and second-place winning papers will be published on the Southeast Asia Digital Library ( )

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Postdoc Funding: The Center for Asian Research-Arizona State University & ASU School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies | Deadline: Ongoing

The Center for Asian Research at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scholar. The selected candidate will collaborate with ASU faculty in teaching and researching topics related to Asia and its global connections in a variety of capacities, including curriculum development, faculty workshops, and community engagement. The successful candidate will develop and teach one large-enrolling gateway course per semester centered on inter-Asian and interdisciplinary topics such as food, sustainability, culture, or fashion. The initial appointment is made on a fiscal year basis, as a full-time, one-year appointment with the possibility of a one-year renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. This position is a non-tenure track, benefits-eligible appointment. This is a grant funded position, contingent on the availability of future grant funding
More info about this funding, visit ASU webpage [new window]
Deadline: Ongoing

Visiting Research Fellowship Program, Center for Indonesian Policy Studies | Deadline: Ongoing

CIPS invites qualified researchers to join our Visiting Research Fellowship Program. The program offers opportunities for both Indonesians and non-Indonesian nationals who are completing their Indonesia-related PhD and post-graduate theses abroad, to conduct field research in Indonesia over a 3-6 month period. CIPS also opens the opportunity for post-doctoral or non-degree fellowships.
If you are interested in the Fellowship Program, please send an e-mail to
More info about this fellowship, visit CIPS website [new window]
Deadline: Ongoing

Sunlit Residency, The Sue-Je Lee Gage Residency for Human Rights and Social Justice | Deadline: Ongoing

Year-Round Residencies
Weekly residencies are available for 1, 2, 3, or 4 weeks. Monthly residencies may be considered for up to 3 months.

Weekly and Monthly Residencies
Private bedroom work spaces at Sunlit are available throughout the year at a highly subsidized rates for week-long and month-long residencies for writers, scholars, artists, and activists.

While we prefer residents stay at least 1 week, we aim to be flexible.
Stays of 1, 2, or 3 nights can be arranged.

For more information, see
Deadline: Ongoing

ProFellow: 29 Dissertation Research Fellowships for Doctoral Students | Deadline: Ongoing

Dissertation research fellowships provide financial support to doctoral students who are in the stages of conducting research and writing their dissertation. Funding can be used to support travel, field work, supplies, language training, and even living expenses. Often these fellowships have “no strings attached” – their intention is simply to support scholars completing original research in a particular field of study. Check out and bookmark these 30 unique dissertation research fellowships for domestic and international doctoral students enrolled in U.S. universities.
More info about this fellowship, visit ProFellow website [new window]
Deadline: Ongoing

UH Funding (recurring)

Previous Grants (recurring)