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Other Graduate Funding

Institute of International Education

Institute of International Education has numerous programs and scholarships designed to help students and professionals focusing on the Asia-Pacific region to develop as leaders in their chosen field.  They have a regional office in Bangkok, Thailand.

Apply at: http://www.iie.org

Contact Information: http://www.iie.org/Contact-Us


SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship

SSRC offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research outside of the United States.

Apply at: http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/idrf-fellowship/

Application deadline: November 1, 2016 - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

Grants awarded for one year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs (Khmer, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Burmese, Thai, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese). 

Apply at: https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com. If for any reason you cannot access the online application, please email: blakemorefoundation@gmail.com for assistance.

Application deadline: December 30, 2016, 11:30pm EST - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


US-INDO Travel Grants

US-INDO award grants of up to $2,000 to fund travel to Indonesia or to the United States. These grants are awarded to promote academic and other exchanges between the two countries. USINDO Travel Grants are open to U.S. and Indonesian citizens seeking to travel to Indonesia or the United States to conduct field research or other professional projects, including conferences. 

Apply at: http://www.usindo.org/usindo-grants/travel-grants

Application deadlines: TBA


NSEP: Boren Fellowships

Boren Fellowships provide up to $24,000 for overseas study to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study or increased language proficiency. In addition, Boren Fellowships can provide limited funding for domestic language study that will supplement the overseas component. The maximum award for a combined overseas and domestic program is $30,000. Note: there is a service requirement to work in the federal government in a position with national security responsibilities. The application is released in late August.

Apply at: https://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship/how_apply.html

Application deadline: January 31, 2017 5pm EST - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for advanced professionals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. 

Apply at: http://www.gf.org/

Application deadline: September 18, 2016. Applications for the 2016 competition are available as of July 2015 - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


CKS Ph.D. & Senior Fellowship Competition for Cambodian and U.S. Scholars

This program is open to Cambodian and U.S. doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. in the social sciences and humanities. Scholars can pursue research in other countries in mainland Southeast Asia (Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Southern China) provided that part of their research is undertaken in Cambodia.

Apply at: http://www.khmerstudies.org/fellowships/usa-fellowships/

Application Deadline: November 15th, 2016 -  awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


The American Institute for Indonesian Studies

AIFIS is a consortium of American universities and colleges interested in furthering the development of Indonesian studies in the United States by fostering exchange between Indonesian and U.S. scholars. 

Website: http://aifis.org/


Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies First-Year Writing Seminar Award

The FGSS First-Year Writing Seminar Award will be offered to one or two graduate students at Cornell for demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applicants must have completed their third year. The award will provide tuition and a stipend, equivalent to the current teaching assistantship stipend, for the one semester of teaching.

Apply at: http://fgss.cornell.edu/graduate/. Students to submit all applications to Trisica Munroe either via email (tdm68@cornell.edu) or a hard copy to 182 Rockefeller Hall. 

Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.


Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies Teaching Assistantships

FGSS has a limited number of teaching assistantships each year and is particularly interested in graduate students at Cornell who would benefit from working with our joint faculty and serving as a TA in our core curriculum. 

Apply at: http://fgss.cornell.edu/graduate/. Students to submit all applications to Trisica Munroe either via email (tdm68@cornell.edu) or a hard copy to 182 Rockefeller Hall. 

Application Deadline: February 10, 2017 - awards deadlines have passed, please check again Fall 2017.