Projects & Grants

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Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore 

There are currently 4 funded research opportunities available at ARI:

  1. Senior Research Fellow (2 years + possible 2-year extension)
  2. Research Fellow (2 years + possible 2-year extension
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow (2 years)
  4. Visiting Senior Research Fellow (3 months)

All posts receive a monthly remuneration of S$5,000-S$6,000.

Positions will be awarded based on the relationship of the applicant's research topic to one or more of ARI’s research clusters:

  • Asian Migration
  • Asian Urbanisms
  • The Changing Family in Asia
  • Identities
  • Religion and Globalisation
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Inter-Asia Engagements

More details of ARI’s research clusters and their focus here

During their term at ARI, recipients are expected to work closely with their Research Cluster leader, engage fully with the activities of the Institute, and acknowledge ARI in their publications. Additional requirements and application forms are available at this link:

Deadline 4 September 2017 (posts will commence in June 2018 or December 2018).

2017-18: ASEASiUK's Research Impact Award bursaries were awarded to Dr Eva Bentcheva (Asia Research Centre, Tate, London), Early Career Award; Dr. Tallyn Gray  (University of Westminster), Early Career Award; Ruji Auethavornpipat (Australian National University), Postgraduate Award; Jessica Rahardjo (University of Oxford), Postgraduate Award; and Sarah Windred (University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia), Postgraduate Award. 

Project reports of ASEAS-UK-funded grants  Read more


‘Islam, Trade & Politics across the Indian Ocean’ (‘the Ottoman Project’)  Read more




Previous Grant Recipients

Read reports here by Christopher Davis and Amanda Rogers - they received ASEASUK grants in 2014.