Awards & Projects

Current Opportunities

ASEAS(UK) Research Impact Awards 2019-20
The Research Impact Awards are awarded annually to members of ASEAS(UK) to support research and impact activities in Southeast Asian Studies.

Key features of the awards:

  • available for travel and related expenses for activities taking place between 1 August 2019 and 31 July 2020;
  • open to all members of ASEAS(UK), based in the UK or elsewhere.

The grants may cover activities including:

  • fieldwork in Southeast Asia or key sites in the diaspora;
  • research visits to important regional archives, museums, collections, exhibitions or performances (concerning but not necessarily located in Southeast Asia);
  • a visit for collaborative writing or artistic practice with an academic or practitioner colleague from another institution in Southeast Asia;
  • delivery of a paper at a regional academic conference;
  • delivery of a paper to an academic or practitioner audience based on research previously conducted on/in the region.

Awards available: 

  • Two Postgraduate Bursaries (PhD, MPhil or MRes students), up to £1000 each
  • One Early Career Award, up to £1500

Application deadline: 24 May 2019. Decisions will be made by the ASEAS(UK) Research Committee by 5 July 2019.

For more information on the awards and to request an application form please contact Kimberley Weir, ASEAS(UK) Secretary, on Please state which award is being applied for.

The application form and supporting documents (including references) must be submitted to Kimberley Weir on before 24 May 2019.