AIFIS/CAORC GRANTS FOR AMERICAN SCHOLARS

****Deadline is now January 7 for the AIFIS CAORC fellowship program***

In cooperation with the Council for American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), AIFIS is pleased to announce our next round of fellowship applications for 2019.  Awards are available for Americans citizens interested in conducting research in Indonesia.  Applications are due on Monday January 7, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.  AIFIS ECA/CAORC fellowships are for U.S. citizens interested in conducting research in Indonesia. These small grants ($6,000) are designed to foster new collaborations between Indonesian and American scholars and to raise existing collaborations to a new level by stimulating small cooperative projects in all fields of Indonesian studies, including the sciences, planning, agriculture, history, the arts, etc. All applicants must have a PhD, or be a doctoral candidate that has completed all requirements with the exception of the dissertation. Please read attached for more information on application and eligibility. Applications will be submitted online on the CAORC website. For questions regarding these applications, please contact Rebakah Minarchek at rebakah.minarchek@aifis.org or fellowships@aifis.org

 AIFIS Fellow Gillian Irwin during her field research in Java.

AIFIS Fellow Gillian Irwin during her field research in Java.


We appreciate your interest in applying for AIFIS Fellowships. For the AIFIS-LUCE Fellowship, final results will be announced in November 2018 and selected applicants will be contacted directly by AIFIS. Please direct ALL inquiries to fellowships@aifis.org OR feel free to reach out to AIFIS team as follows: Executive Director, Netta Anggia, at netta.anggia@aifis.org or Rebakah Minarchek at rebakah.minarchek@aifis.org or Brian Arnold at brian.arnold@aifis.org. Netta Anggia can also be reached at 816-527-3009. Please see below for information on applying for the fellowships, or email the AIFIS office at fellowships@aifis.org.

Applications for the 2018-2019 Luce Foundation Fellowships are now closed. In order to help future applications, the announcements and materials for previous applications are listed below.

AIFIS/Henry Luce Foundation Grants for american scholars

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) invites applications from American and Indonesian scholars who wish to conduct research across the field of contemporary and traditional Indonesian studies.

Research grants of $6,000 (for each awardee) are available for American scholars. Funds may be applied towards travel, accommodation and support, or research activities in Indonesia.

These small grants are designed to foster new collaboration between Indonesian and American scholars and to raise existing collaborations to a new level by stimulating small cooperative projects in all fields of Indonesian studies, including the sciences, planning, agriculture, history, the arts, etc. Funding is provided by The Henry Luce Foundation. For further information and to request the application form, as well as submit an application, please read the “Application Instructions” (below) or contact the American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS), Kahin Center for Advanced Studies on Southeast Asia, 640 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 at fellowships@aifis.org

Application Instructions

AIFS/Henry Luce Foundation Grants for Indonesian Scholars

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) invites applications from American and Indonesian scholars who wish to conduct research across the field of contemporary and traditional Indonesian studies.

For Indonesian scholars, research grants of $7,000 (for each awardee) are available. Funds are available exclusively to support travel to the United States for the purpose of collaborating with a researcher (graduate student, faculty, or other affiliate) at a U.S. institution of higher learning. They are designed to cover travel, accommodation, and support for the Indonesian researcher while in the United States. Collaboration with an American partner is essential for these grants.

These small grants are designed to foster new collaboration between Indonesian and American scholars and to raise existing collaborations to a new level by stimulating small cooperative projects in all fields of Indonesian studies, including the sciences, planning, agriculture, history, the arts, etc. Funding is provided by The Henry Luce Foundation. For further information and to request the application form, as well as submit an application, please read the “Application Instructions” (below) or contact the American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS), Kahin Center for Advanced Studies on Southeast Asia, 640 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 at fellowships@aifis.org

Application Instructions