Impending grant opportunity from the Henry Luce Foundation. Formal calls or proposals are expected to be out later this year. For more details, please click on the link below.
The Henry Luce Foundation is pleased to announce our Directors’ approval in June 2018 of the Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia (LuceSEA). The central objective of LuceSEA is to strengthen the study of Southeast Asia in American higher education by providing resources for the creation of models, strategies and partnerships that not only bolster existing program structures but also take them in new directions.
LuceSEA is a multi-year grants competition designed to encourage innovation in Southeast Asian studies through support for
- work in new and emerging areas of inquiry and the expansion of direct engagement with scholars and institutions in Southeast Asia;
- collaborations and networks that link academic centers to each other and with partners outside academia; and
- the enhancement of core scholarly infrastructure for teaching and research relevant to Southeast Asia.
Within American philanthropic circles, the Luce Foundation is unique in its longstanding support for Southeast Asian studies. It is an appropriate moment for the Foundation to reinvest in the field, to ensure that it remains vibrant and relevant.