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Funding Opportunities

Research Fund

The SEAC Research Fund is a grant available to LSE faculty and SEAC Associates to fill a gap in the available support for social science research on issues relevant to Southeast Asia. 

Newton International Fellowships

SEAC welcomes expressions of interest by post-doctoral candidates who wish to apply for the Newton International Fellowship to be hosted at SEAC.

Seminar Series and Network Grant

SEAC welcomes applications for seminar series, study groups or networking events focusing on social science issues relevant to Southeast Asia.

Visiting Appointments Scheme

SEAC welcomes applications for our Visiting Appointments Scheme from individuals from outside LSE who wish to conduct research in London and draw on the expertise of SEAC.

Southeast Asia Student Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

This grant is for current LSE undergraduate and taught master’s students for field research in the Southeast Asia region as part of their assessed dissertation. The funding may contribute towards travel expenses and on-site research expenses, up to a maximum of £500 per applicant. 

SEAC Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The new SEAC Undergraduate Research Fellowship scheme seeks to engage LSE undergraduate students with the research of SEAC's Centre Associates. Undergraduate Research Fellows (URFs) are expected to gain important insight into the work of an academic in planning, conducting and disseminating scholarly research. 

SEAC PhD Research Support Fund

Launching in the 2020/21 Academic Year, this new scheme provides funding toward field research expenses in Southeast Asia (maximum £2,000) and conference attendance (maximum £500) for LSE PhD students whose research relates to Southeast Asia.