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Grants to support your engagement with Southeast Asia

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre’s grant scheme supports engagement through funding support for research, mobility, language study and school outreach.

Applications for Round Two of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre Grant Scheme 2017 are now open. 

Funding is available for the following categories:

  • Collaborative Research Grant, $20,000 (2)
  • Workshop Grant, $20,000 (2)
  • Sabbatical Visitor's Fund, $5,000 (2)
  • Visiting PhD Scholar Fund, $4,000 (4)
  • Regional Mobility Fund, $1,500 - $4,000 (7)
  • Conference Fund, $500 - $2,000 (13)

Please note that the individual countries of Southeast Asia consist of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

For any questions or concerns, please consult the FAQ page or email the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre.
 

Applications should be submitted electronically to sseac@sydney.edu.au by 5pm Friday 22 September, 2017. We do not require paper copies of applications. Late submissions will not be considered.

Research grants

The Collaborative Research Grant provides a pathway for new academic projects in/about Southeast Asia or for scholars who are engaging in the region for the first time. We invite you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.

Download the application form and apply now.

Reports

The Cluster Research Grant provides a pathway for new academic projects in/about Southeast Asia or for scholars who are engaging in the region for the first time. 

Reports

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

Reports

The purpose of the Workshop Grant is to support international workshops that lead to a special journal edition or edited book on a topic related to Southeast Asia. We invite you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.



Download the application form and apply now.

Reports

Mobility grants

We are offering funds to international academics collaborating with University of Sydney academics to travel to Australia to spend their sabbatical leave at the University of Sydney. We encourage you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.


Download the application form and apply now.

Reports

The Visiting PhD Scholar Fund provides subsidies to PhD students to travel to Australia to spend a period of their candidature at the University of Sydney. We encourage you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.


Download the application form and apply now.

Reports

We offer three categories of competitive grants for between $1500 and $4000 to facilitate research collaboration (existing or new) between its academic members and international academics. We encourage you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.


Download the application form and apply now.

Reports

We offer support to scholars and currently enrolled PhD students presenting a paper on:

  • a Southeast Asian topic at a quality international conference; or
  • any topic at a conference in Southeast Asia.

We encourage you to read the guidelines for this grant before applying.

Download the application form and apply now. 

Reports

Language grants

The In-Country Language Training Initiative aims to subsidise course fees and accommodation for in-country language training (at least two weeks intensive). 

Reports

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

Schools grants

As a part of our commitment to engaging in outreach programs to promote the study of Southeast Asia across Australia, the Schools Grant is awarded to Australian schools wanting to improve student knowledge or engagement about Southeast Asia.

Reports