Funding Opportunities

The Southeast Asia Program is pleased to be able to provide this site as a funding resource to our program members and more broadly Asian Studies colleagues.  If you have questions or need further information beyond what is provided below, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Favored Opportunities

Information about favored opportunities (narrow in their criteria) whose applications may be vetted by SEAP faculty and others with broad criteria that notice of their availability is the extent of SEAP’s involvement. Students are encouraged to contact both the graduate school and their department to learn about other fellowships for which they may also be eligible.

Co-sponsorship Funding for Cornell Departments

SEAP is able to provide small amounts of co-sponsorship funding and advertising on its web calendar and list-serve (via our weekly e-newletter) to Cornell University departments in support of lectures or events that are related to Southeast Asia or have substantial Southeast Asian content.

Co-sponsorship Funding for SEA Student Organizations

SEAP is able to provide small amounts of co-sponsorship funding, advertising on its web calendar and list-serve (via a weekly e-newsletter), and colored printing services to student organizations on Campus in support of events featuring the cultures of Southeast Asia. 

SEAP Sponsored Travel for Non-Cornell Affiliates

Information and guidelines for SEAP sponsored travel for invited guests, speakers or conference participants. 

Searchable Funding Database

Information and guidelines for other available funding opportunities from across the country and around the world for Southeast Asia related research, travel, fellowships and other scholarly activities.

Finally, if you are a SEAP Program Member, you may qualify for additional support to present research at professional symposia or conferences.  Please contact the SEAP administrative office directly at for more information regarding this type of additional support, subsequent to exhausting all other funding sources.