SSEAC Grants 2015

Round One of our grant scheme has opened. Applications are due 17 March 2015.

SSEAC offers various grants to support engagement with Southeast Asia through:


For more information, the SSEAC Research Grant Briefing for 2015 is now available here.

Due dates

Type

Grant name

Value of each grant

(number offered)

Due date

Research

SSEAC Publication Grants

$3,000 (3)

17 March 2015

SSEAC Cluster Research Grants

$10,000 (5)

17 March 2015

Mobility

SSEAC Sabbatical Visitor's Fund

$3,000 (5)

17 March 2015

SSEAC Regional Mobility Fund

$1,000 (5); $2,000 (5) and $3,000 (5)

17 March 2015

SSEAC Visiting PhD Scholar Fund

$2,000 (5)

17 March 2015

SSEAC Conference Fund

$2,000 (5) for academic staff and $1,000 (5) for PhD students*

17 March 2015

Workshops

SSEAC Research Capacity Building Grant

$10,000 (1)

17 March 2015

SSEAC Workshop Grants

$20,000 (2)

17 March 2015

Language

SSEAC Language Grants

Case by case

17 March 2015

SSEAC In-Country Language Grants

$2,000 (5)

17 March 2015

* Please note that students currently enrolled in a PhD may only apply for the SSEAC Conference Fund 2015.


Late submissions will be considered if funds are still available.


Contact for any inquiries regarding the application process, and sign up to become a SSEAC member here.

Research

SSEAC Publication Grant 2015-16

There are a number of scholars whose engagement in Southeast Asia is primarily through consultancy and outreach activities. Their work involves multiple field visits and close collaboration with institutions and individuals in the region, however the structure of the funding for these projects often does not include time and resources for the development of academic output. The SSEAC publication grants provide resources to help academics draw and build on their practical experiences in Southeast Asia to publish their applied research in an academic journal.

Three SSEAC publication grants will be offered in 2015-16, of up to AU $3,000 in value.

SSEAC Cluster Research Grant 2015-16

The purpose of the SSEAC Cluster Research Grants is to provide a pathway for new academic projects in/about Southeast Asia or for scholars who are engaging in the region for the first time. In addition to supporting new research initiatives, these grants offer an opportunity for experimenting with new research ideas and eliciting feedback on them from the SSEAC community.

The program provides grants of up to AU $10,000 for use in 2015-16. Five Cluster Research Grants (one for each of SSEAC’s clusters) will be awarded.

Mobility

SSEAC Sabbatical Visitor’s Fund 2015

SSEAC is offering academics funding to travel to Australia to spend their sabbatical at the University of Sydney. Nominees should be nominated by a member of the Centre stipulating the program of work that will be pursued at the University of Sydney, and detailing the outcomes and benefits.

During their visit, the Sabbatical Visitor will be interviewed for a website profile and asked to facilitate an interactive seminar for research students. Other more specialised workshops for academics would be welcome, depending on the scholar’s areas of focus.

Five Sabbatical Visitor’s Fund grants of up to AU $3000 will be offered in 2015.

SSEAC Regional Mobility Fund 2015-16

SSEAC offers five competitive grants of the value of AU $2000 to facilitate research collaboration (existing or new) between SSEAC academic members and academics located in Southeast Asia. These grants can be used to fund travel by the applicant to Southeast Asia or by the applicant’s collaborator to Sydney.

SSEAC Visiting PhD Scholar Fund 2015

SSEAC is offering subsidies to PhD students to travel to Australia to spend a period of their candidature at the University of Sydney. Applicants must identify an academic member of SSEAC to sponsor their visit. Additionally they must provide a plan of what they are planning to do and what they hope to achieve during their time at the University of Sydney.

During their visit, the PhD students will be interviewed for a website profile, asked to present a seminar about their research and expected to participate in the activities of the SSEAC postgraduate community.

Five SSEAC Visiting PhD Scholar Fund grants of up to AU $2000 will be offered in 2015.

SSEAC Conference Fund 2015

SSEAC offers conference support to scholars presenting a paper on (a) a Southeast Asian topic at a quality international conference or (b) any topic at a conference in Southeast Asia. These funds may not be used in conjunction with support from sources other than the applicant’s own research account or personal funds.

In 2015, SSEAC will provide five grants worth AU $2,000 each for academic staff, and five grants worth AU $1,000 each for PhD students.

Workshops

SSEAC Research Capacity Building Grant 2015-16

The purpose of a SSEAC Research Capacity Building Grant is to support activities designed to enhance the research or academic writing skills of SSEAC members’ collaborators in Southeast Asia.

The program provides grants of up to AU $10,000 for use in 2015-16. It is expected that applicants will source complementary funding to cover additional costs. One Research Capacity Building Grant will be awarded this year.

SSEAC Workshop Grant 2015-16

The purpose of the SSEAC Workshop Grant is to support international workshops that lead to a special journal edition or edited book on a topic related to Southeast Asia.

The program provides grants of AU $20,000 for use in 2015-16. It is expected that applicants will source complementary funding to cover additional costs. Two Workshop Grants will be awarded in 2015.

Language

SSEAC Language Training Initiative 2015-16

The purpose of the SSEAC Language Training Initiative is to fund short-term (2 day) purpose specific intensive language training for academics and students from the University of Sydney in a Southeast Asian language of their choice.

The program will subsidise intensives in up to three languages to be held between May 2015 and December 2015. Participants in successful programs will be required to pay a small fee to participate in the training.

SSEAC In-country Language Training Initiative 2015-16

The purpose of the SSEAC Language Training Initiative is to subsidise course fees and accommodation for in-country language training (at least 2 weeks intensive). The program provides grants of AU $2000 for use in 2015-16. Up to five grants will be awarded.