SEASREP Language Training and Postgraduate Study Grants for Southeast Asians, and applications are submitted till 9th January 2015. The SEASREP Foundation is inviting applications for Southeast Asia grants available for language training and postgraduate study. The language training grant supports the any foreign Southeast Asian national or local language (other than applicant’s own) study through a non-degree course and postgraduate study grant is awarded to pursue M.A. or PhD in social sciences or humanities and postdoctoral research program. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Southeast Asia
Level: Language training grants are available for training (not for basic training but for intermediate to advanced levels) with a tutor accredited by a university or a recognized language training institute in the region. Postgraduate study grants are available for MA or PhD course work and/or thesis research (documentary research and field work) and thesis writing; and Postdoctoral research program.
Field(s): Language Training Grants are awarded for any foreign Southeast Asian national or local language (other than an applicant’s own). M.A. or PhD grants are awarded in social sciences or humanities area. Research projects must focus on a Southeast Asian country (or countries) other than the researcher’s own and may involve cross-national comparisons (which may include the researcher’s own country), or examine a regional theme, issue or problem. The research must include library (or archival) research and/or fieldwork in the country or countries being studied
Deadline: 9th January 2015
Funded By: The Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP) Foundation
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): SEASREP Language Training is targeted for Southeast
Asia grants are open for the nationals of Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: The grant will support language training up to six months during the one-year grant period beginning 1 April 2015.
‣ Scholarship covers: The Language Training Grant covers accommodation and living expenses, foreign travel, and tutor’s fee. The maximum amounts for grant expenses are as follows: -Masters Degree: Accommodation and Living Expenses: $350 per month; Foreign Travel: Actual cost; Tutor’s Fee: $250 per month -PhD Degree: Accommodation and Living Expenses: $400 per month; Foreign Travel: Actual cost; Tutor’s Fee: $250 per month Postgraduate Study Grant covers research and accommodation and living expenses. The maximum amounts for grant expenses are as follows: -Masters Degree: Accommodation and Living Expenses: $350 per month; Maximum Grant: $5,000 -PhD Degree: Accommodation and Living Expenses: $400 per month; Maximum Grant: $7,000 -Postdoctoral: Accommodation and Living Expenses: $400 per month; Maximum Grant: $10,000
‣ Two types of grants will be available: SEASREP Language Training and Postgraduate Study Grant.
‣ The language training grant supports the study of a foreign Southeast Asian national or local language through a non-degree course with a tutor duly accredited by a university or a recognized language training institute in the region.
‣ The purpose of the grant is to equip Southeast Asian graduate students with proficiency in a Southeast Asian (national or local) language other than their own for individual research.
‣ Postgraduate Study Grant: The grant aims to encourage the study of a Southeast Asian country other than one’s own or a comparative study across the region by MA or PhD graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
‣ Applicants must not be older than 40 years old.
‣ Postgraduate Study Grant:
Selection Criteria for SEASREP Language Training
‣ For Language Training Grant, the Selection Committee values applications that demonstrate the necessity of the language for research.
‣ For Postgraduate Study Grant, The Selection Committee values proposals that further the development of Southeast Asian studies either through comparative study or the study of a country other than one’s own and promote mutual understanding in the region.
‣ The Committee also considers the originality of the proposal, its methodological soundness, the applicant’s motivation in pursuing research, and the over-all organization and coherence of the proposal.
‣ Applications will be evaluated by the SEASREP Selection Committee and grants will be approved by the SEASREP Board of Trustees in February 2015.
‣ Applicants will be notified of the decision on their applications in March 2015.
‣ Applications must be postmarked or e-mailed to grants-at-seasrepfoundation.org no later than 9 January 2015. SEASREP will not accept applications by fax.
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date 9th January 2015.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.