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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 and language study.

Applications for Round 2 of the SSEAC Grants scheme are now closed. 

The SSEAC-Vietnam grant scheme will be open until 5pm (AET), Thursday 31 October 2019.

 

Research grants

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. 

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying. 

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. 

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

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 and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying. 

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 invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

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 invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

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 invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

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 invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

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). 

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

Submit your proposal here

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. This scheme is open year-round.

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

Submit your proposal here

Sydney Vietnam Initiative Grants

The SSEAC-Vietnam grant scheme will be open until 5pm (AET), Thursday 31 October 2019.

The purpose of the SSEAC-Vietnam Seed Research Grants is to provide a pathway for new academic projects in/about Southeast Asia including for scholars who are engaging in the region for the first time. 

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

Submit your proposal here

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

We invite you to read the guidelines and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

Submit your proposal here

The purpose of the SSEAC-Vietnam 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 and download the sample Proposal form for this grant before applying.

Submit your proposal here