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Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Programme

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Application Deadline: May to July 2022.
About Opportunity

The Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Programme honours Professor Wang Gungwu, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS) for his distinguished tenure of 17 years and for his key contributions in nurturing a strong culture of research excellence at ISEAS.

The programme aims to nurture the next generation of scholars and policymakers who seek to explore the nexus of big-power relations and its impact on Southeast Asia. The programme is open to pre- and postdoctoral candidates and mid-career policymakers. Visiting Fellows will be expected to conduct policy-relevant research in the following priority areas:

Eligibility Requirements

This programme is intended for pre-and post-doctoral research fellows and mid-career policymakers. For mid-career policymakers, we welcome applicants who may not have a PhD or equivalent degree, provided that their CV/Resume can ascertain an appropriate level of professional experience and research interest.

Benefits

  • The Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Programme offers successful applicants a fixed monthly stipend (inclusive of a housing subsidy) for the duration of their fellowship at ISEAS and a round-trip economy airfare between their home base and Singapore.
  • As a Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellow, you will be invited to a meeting with Professor Wang Gungwu during the duration of your fellowship.
  • Successful applicants will enjoy access to office space, computer equipment and IT services, ISEAS Library, and all other facilities at ISEAS.
  • Proposals for partial/full cost-sharing will also be considered.

Application Procedure

Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows (WGWVF) are required to contribute to ISEAS Perspective and Fulcrum publications in the areas of their research and give an in-house seminar on their research findings during their fellowship at ISEAS. As WGWVF, researchers will be part of a network of regional scholars and are welcomed to contribute to ISEAS after their fellowship.

Official Website: Wang Gungwu Visiting Fellows Programme

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