Asian Graduate Student Fellowships
National University of Singapore
|Scholarship / Financial aid: A monthly allowance of SGD$1,750 offered + other facilities|
Date: 1 May - 1 July 2009
Deadline: 15 November 2008
Open to: ASEAN citizens enrolled for a fulltime advanced degree at a university in an ASEAN country
The Asia Research Institute of NUS invites applications from ASEAN citizens enrolled for a fulltime advanced degree at a university in an ASEAN country (except Singapore) for consideration as Asian Graduate Student Fellowships (formerly ASEAN Research Scholars). These fellowships are offered to *current graduate students doing their Master’s or PhD degrees and working in the
Humanities and Social Sciences on Asian topics*, and will allow the recipients to be based at NUS for an ‘in residence fellowship’ for a period of three months. 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. Scholars will be expected to commence
on 1 May 2009, and to make a presentation on their work at the Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies at the end of July 2009.
Successful candidates can expect the following benefits:
1) A monthly allowance of SGD$1,750 (inclusive of housing allowance).
2) A one time round trip travel subsidy by the most economical and direct route on a reimbursement basis upon being accepted for the fellowship.
3) Access to library and computer resources on campus.
Applicants are invited to *e-mail/facsimile/mail* their curriculum vitae, a 2-page outline of their research proposal in English (this may be accompanied by a longer statement in a Southeast Asian language) to the address below by *15 November 2008*. Arrangements should also be made by which at least two letters of reference, one of which is from your principal supervisor, are sent confidentially to the same address by the same deadline.
The 2-page research proposal must include the following details:
1) Whether the data collection or fieldwork stage of the research has already been completed;
2) how the fellowship will contribute to the research;
3) the types of sources to be consulted in Singapore;**
4) proposed work plan during the fellowship.**
You can look forward to excellent library and internet computer facilities at NUS’ main library (http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/ ), the library at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) (http://www.iseas.edu.sg/library.html) and the Lee Kong Chian Reference
Library at the National Library (http://www.nlb.gov.sg ) to facilitate your research for the dissertation. NUS’ main library has 2 million volumes covering all topics while ISEAS’ library has 200,000 on Southeast Asian topics, half of which are in Southeast Asian languages.
Asia Research Institute
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