Open for Application Junior Resident Fellows Program in Siem Reap, Cambodia


Applications for the Center for Khmer Studies Junior Resident Fellows Program is now open. For Cambodian, US and French citizens, deadline 28 Feb 2019.

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) is offering 5 American, 5 Cambodian and 5 French undergraduate students and recent graduates an exciting opportunity to join a 6 week (July 1 st-August 9 th , 2019) Junior Resident Fellows Program in Cambodia. The program provides a unique experience, allowing students to live and study alongside others from different backgrounds and cultures, while learning about the history and society of today’s Cambodia. During their residency, students will be based at the CKS campus in Siem Reap, which is situated in the beautiful grounds of Wat Damnak, one of the town’s major Buddhist pagodas, only minutes away from the famous Angkor, World Heritage Site with its enigmatic temples. Fellows will also spend time in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh.

Source: Open for Application Junior Resident Fellows Program in Siem Reap, Cambodia | Center for Khmer Studies

CAORC Fellowships at the CKS

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Fellowship opportunity for US Residents, hosted at the Centre for Khmer Studies in Siem Reap. Deadline is 24 January 2019.

The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the U.S. for three or more years.

Scholars must carry out research in a country which hosts a participating American overseas research center. Eligible countries for 2018-2019 are: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Cyprus, Georgia, Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Senegal, Sri Lanka or Tunisia.

Fellowship stipends are $4,200 per month for four consecutive months. This program is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) under the Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI).

​This fellowship program is currently accepting applications. The deadline is January 24, 2019.

Source: CAORC | Fellowships

NUS Asian Graduate Student Fellowships 2016

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The Asia Research Institute (ARI) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications from citizens of Asian countries currently enrolled in a fulltime Master’s or PhD degrees at a university in an Asian country (except Singapore) for consideration for the award of Asian Graduate Student Fellowships. Offered to graduate students working in the Humanities and Social Sciences on Southeast Asian topics, the fellowship will allow the recipients to be based at NUS for an ‘in residence fellowship’ for a period of eight (8) weeks. The aim of the fellowship is to enable scholars to make full use of the wide range of resources held in the libraries of NUS and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. The fellowship will commence on 23 May 2016, and scholars are expected to make a presentation on their work at the “Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies” to be organised in the middle of July 2016.

Deadline: 15 November 2015
More details here.

George Lyndon Hicks Fellowship for Southeast Asia Collections

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While not archaeological, this fellowship may be of interest to readers doing library and archive research in Southeast Asia. A fellowship offered by the National Library of Singapore. closing date for applications is 8 April 2015.

George Lyndon Hicks Fellowship for Southeast Asia Collections
The George Lyndon Hicks Fellowship for Southeast Asia Collections (GLHF) aims to attract top tier professionals to work with the National Library, Singapore (NLS) to develop its collections on Singapore and Southeast Asia. Through the Fellowship, NLS also aims to foster partnerships with collectors worldwide.

We welcome talented librarians, researchers, curators, archivists and collectors to collaborate with us.

Full details here.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

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Another fellowship opportunity with themes related to the disposal and memorialisation of the dead, which may be of interest to archaeologists. Deadline is 13 January 2015.

We seek scholars interested in the study of cultural practices surrounding the care, disposal, and memorialization of the dead.

Area of specialization is open, but might include religion, history, archaeology, anthropology, material and visual culture, performance studies, or literature, among other possibilities. Candidates should have broad historical and interdisciplinary interests. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

During the first year of the program, the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will participate in a year-long faculty seminar led by Associate Professor Hank Glassman (East Asian Languages and Cultures) entitled “Attending to the Dead: Mortality, Memory, and Material Culture.” Applicants should make clear the nature of their potential contributions to this interdisciplinary seminar. A seminar in the cultural history of death, it will focus on the distillation and concretization of memory and affect in the form of monuments, gravestones, relics, paintings, sound recordings, photographs, and other objects.

More details here.

Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre Fellowship Program

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Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre

Archaeological fellowship available – for two years, and possibly two years more. Deadline is 31 December 2014.

Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre

The Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore, pursues research on historical interactions among Asian societies and civilizations prior to the 17th century.

The NSC-Archaeology Unit (NSC-AU) is now seeking to hire a Visiting Fellow/Visiting Senior Fellow in the field of archaeology or archaeology-related research (including, but not limited to, anthropological archaeology and historical archaeology). The successful applicant should be a specialist in pre-modern Mainland Southeast Asia, with demonstrated field experience and the ability to lead field work teams on excavation projects. The ability to articulate either an on-going project or a viable and substantive project proposal, as part of the application, is vital.

The position is for a period of two years, and renewable for another two years upon successful review at the end of the first contract. The fellowship is to be commenced any time from February 2015, but no later than July 2015.

More details here.

CKS PhD and Senior Fellowship in social sciences and humanities

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The Council of American Overseas Research Centers and the US Deptartment of State are offering PhD and Senior level Fellowships for social science research through the Center for Khmer Studies. You must be a Cambodian or US citizen to apply.


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.

More details about the fellowship here. Deadline is 30 November 2014.

Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship Grant 2013-14

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From the Asian Civilisations Museum:

Applications are now open for the Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship for 2013-14. The research themes for the upcoming term are Peranakan material culture, Christianity in Asia (up to 1800), or areas related to the museum’s collections in general, including Buddhist studies.

For more information about the fellowship and how to apply, please visit Applications close on 1 January 2013.

Center for Khmer Studies Summer Junior Fellowship

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The Center for Khmer Studies is offering fellowships for its Summer Junior Fellowship Program for American, Cambodian (and presumably French) undergraduates. The link on the website is provides information for American undergraduates who are eligible for the fellowship; Cambodian undergraduates are also eligible for this fellowship and the information is available after the jump. The fellowship is presumably open to French students as well, although I can’t find any information about that at the moment.

Summer Junior Resident Fellowship Program in Cambodia for U.S. citizens (2012)
Center for Khmer Studies
Deadline 11 April 2012
See details here.
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