The Post-Doctoral Fellowship at The Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore, which will be for a period of one year, and can be commenced any time between June and December 2014. Applicants should have graduated with a PhD no longer than 3 years prior to their successful appointment at the centre.


Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

The Australian Government Department of Education administers the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships program builds Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and supports the internationalisation of Australia’s tertiary education and research sectors by offering highly-competitive scholarships, bringing top students from Asia, the Pacific, the Middle-East, Europe and the Americas to study at Australian institutions and supporting Australians to undertake studies research overseas and internships.
The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to:
  • develop ongoing educational, research and professional links between individuals, organisations and countries
  • increase the skills and global awareness of high achieving individuals from Australia and overseas
  • contribute to Australia’s reputation as a high quality provider of education and training and a leader in research and innovation
  • increase the productivity of Australians through international study, research or professional development experience


Postdoctoral Fellowships at Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) for commencement either in June/July 2014 or December 2014/January 2015. Interdisciplinary interests are encouraged. Up to three months of a 12-month fellowship may be spent conducting fieldwork in the Asian region.
Deadline: September 1, 2013
See full details on the ARI website

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Closing date: July 31, 2013
Seven Postdoctoral Fellowships are to be awarded in July/August 2013. Four of these fellowships are to be hosted at the School-level research clusters, which include: 1) Global Asia, 2) Literary and Cultural Studies, 3) China and Globalization, and 4) Sino-Southeast Asian interactions and/or Chinese migration. Full information about the research clusters, and detailed application information, is available at the HSS website

Vietnamese Fulbright Scholar Program

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Exchange Program for faculty and professionals. Started in 1998, the Program recruits and nominates Vietnamese scholars for placement by CIES as lecturers and researchers in U.S. universities for terms of three to 10 months. From six to eight scholars from Vietnam travel to the United States on an annual basis.


Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)

This intensive four-week exchange program in the United States aims at promoting high-quality leadership, civic responsibility, volunteerism, and respect for diversity. Each year, five Vietnamese high-school students and one teacher (who acts as chaperone) are selected for this program and are joined by similar groups from other Southeast Asian countries. It is designed to enable teenagers, ages 15-17, and teachers to travel to the United States for a program focused on building a sense of community, developing civil society and economic institutions, and recognizing the commonalities among Southeast Asians and Americans.


Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

This is a one year, non-degree, full scholarship program offered to promising mid-career professionals who have proven track records of leadership and a strong commitment to public service. Participants in the program spend one academic year at a leading U.S. university doing their self-designed program of academic course work, participating in professional affiliations off-campus, field trips, special workshops and seminars in their field of study.


The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF)

The following are the core VEF activities: (1) Fellowship Program, bringing Vietnamese nationals to the United States for graduate degree programs, funded through cost-sharing agreements with U.S. universities; (2) Visiting Scholar Program, funding Vietnamese nationals with a Ph.D. to develop their professional skills via studies, research, and/or observational activities at leading U.S. institutions; and (3) U.S. Faculty Scholar Program, providing grants to American professors to teach courses at Vietnamese institutions for one or two semesters, on-site in Vietnam or via interactive, real-time videoconferencing. VEF capacity-building efforts build the relationship between U.S. and Vietnamese institutions and government entities and strengthen the foundations in Vietnam for the return of VEF Fellows and Visiting Scholars to their home country.

The programs forcus on the major disciplines of sciences (natural, physical, and environmental), mathematics, medicine (such as public health, epidemiology, and immunology), engineering, and technology (including information technology). Fields include the basic sciences, such as biology, chemistry, and physics, as well as agricultural science and computer science. Priority will be given to applicants, whose field of study focuses on climate change (environmental sciences) or on nuclear energy, provided that all other qualifications are equal.


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