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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 aseasuk.memsec@gmail.com. Please state which award is being applied for.

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