Ernst Mach-Grants (EMG) – ASEA-UNINET

ASEA-UNINET supports the exchange of knowledge between partner universities in the member countries in Europe and South-East Asia. The main activity of the network is the organization and financial support of the exchange of scientists and postgraduates and the transfer of knowledge associated with this.The funding is organized by the OeAD-GmbH/ICM in cooperation with ASEA-UNINET (on behalf of and financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research – BMBWF).

Applications are open to postgraduates who have obtained a master degree (including master thesis) or a doctoral degree (or equivalent degree) in various fields (including e.g. Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts) as well as to graduates in the field of music (only).

There are four types of grants:

  • Post-doc Grants (research grants)
    Duration: max. 1-9 months (new!)
    Grant benefit: 1,150 euro
  • PhD-Grants
    Grant for a complete PhD programme in Austria
    Duration: max. 36 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros
  • Sandwich-Grants
    Grant for a partial study period during a PhD programme in Austria
    Duration: 9 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros
  • Music-Grants
    Duration: max. 9 months
    Grant benefit: 1,050 euros

Additionally, scholarship holders receive a travel cost subsidy of max. 1,000 euros.

Maximum age:

  • Graduates and postgraduates: 35 years
  • Post docs: 45 years

Language proficiency:

Very good knowledge of English and/or German

Closing date for applications

April 13th, 2020


Announcement for 2nd training course “Active Citizens with Startup Aspiration”

As appointed by the Board of Rectors, Center for Innovation and Technology transfer, in collaboration with British Council in Vietnam, continue to organize the 2nd workshop “Active Citizens with Startup Aspiration”, following up the success of the first one notified via link:

–          Time: 21-22-23/11/2019

–          Place: International University (Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, HCMC)

–          Fee: 100.000VNĐ (to be returned for those who completes 5 of 6 sessions)

–          Link register: (before 11/11/2019)

In-Country/In Region Scholarships Programme at SEAMEO SEARCA • DAAD

In-Country/In Region Scholarships Programme at SEAMEO SEARCA • DAAD
The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Southeast Asia with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development. To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or research at a higher education institution in Southeast Asia.

Who can apply?

Graduates and postgraduates from South East Asia with a first academic degree if applying for a Master’s programme, or with a Master’s degree if applying for a doctoral programme who want to pursue Master’s or PhD courses in their home country (In-Country scholarships) or in another South East Asian country (In-Region scholarships).

What can be funded?

The In-Country/In-Region Scholarship Programme supports studies in subject areas with strong relevance to national development.

Scholarships at SEARCA are available in the following fields:
Agriculture (M.Sc. and PhD)
Agricultural Technology (M.Sc. and PhD)
Statistics (M.Sc. and PhD)
Food Science and Technology (M.Sc. and PhD)
Forest Products and Paper Science (M.Sc. and PhD)
Biological Science (M.Sc. and PhD9
Veterinary Medicine (M.Sc. and PhD)
Animal Science (M.Sc. and PhD)
Economics and Management (M.Sc. and PhD)
Fisheries and Marine Science (M.Sc. and PhD)
Forestry (M.Sc. and PhD)
Management of Natural Resources and Environment, Graduate School (M.Sc. and PhD)
Human Ecology (M.Sc. and PhD)
Math and Science (M.Sc. and PhD)
Biology (M.Sc. and PhD)
Engineering (M.Sc. and PhD)
Geography (M.Sc. and PhD)
Social and Political Sciences (M.Sc. and PhD)
Development Communication
Agricultural Economics (M.Sc. and PhD)
Agro-industry (M.Sc. and PhD)
Female applicants and candidates from less privileged regions or groups are especially encouraged to participate in the programme.

Duration of the funding

Master studies up to two years / PhD-studies up to three years.


  • Monthly scholarship
  • Study and research allowance
  • Tuition fees
  • Printing allowance
  • Travel allowance (In-Region only)
  • Health insurance


The application process contains two steps:

1. Applicants must apply for their studies at SEARCA, using the contacts and the method that is prescribed by the institution. SEARCA has set its own deadlines.

SEARCA will screen, pre-select (according to DAAD selection criteria) and short-list the applicants. A detailed report consisting of the shortlisting procedure, the entire list of applicants, the ranked shortlist and the shortlisting panel members will also be availed to DAAD. The ranked shortlist will contain preferably triple (at least double) the number of scholarships that have been attributed to the institution.

DAAD reserves the right of final selection.

2. Simultaneously all applicants are asked to log into the DAAD portal, register themselves and submit an DAAD application



Further information

NUS Fellows Programme (Southeast Asia) 2019

NUS Fellows Programme (Southeast Asia) 2019


The NUS Fellows Programme (Southeast Asia) aims to attract bright young faculty members (or would-be faculty members) and researchers from ASEAN universities and research institutes to NUS for a 6 to 12-month fellowship.

Up to 25 Fellowships will be offered each year.


  • NUS will provide shared accommodation.
  • NUS will provide a monthly stipend of up to S$ 2,000.
  • Access to professional development opportunities (events, seminars and training programmes) within NUS.


  • Citizenship / Residency: Applicants must either be citizens of an ASEAN country or must be residing in an ASEAN country at the time of application.
  • Degree: Applicants must have a PhD Degree from a reputed institute. However, exceptional candidates with a master’s degree may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Relevant Experience: Applicants should possess NO more than 10 years of post-PhD research experience. Postdoctoral experience can be included under research experience.
  • Language: Applicant must be fluent in written and oral English.
  • Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.


Documents Required for Application include:

  1. Application Form
  2. Curriculum Vitae including list of selected publications (no longer than 2 pages).
  3. Cover Letter highlighting your suitability for the fellowship based on review criteria (no longer than 1 page)
  4. Research Proposal (no longer than 2 pages) developed in consultation with the host professor(s) / PI(s) at NUS.
  5. Copy of host professor / PI’s in-principle approval over his/her official email id.
  6. Two recommendation letters from current and past supervisors stating your suitability for this fellowship.
  7. Letter of Support from the home institute / University (Director, HoD, Vice Dean, Dean) endorsing your candidature.
  8. Copy of diplomas and transcripts.


  • Applicant’s training, aptitude and experience: Academic qualifications, performance, relevant experience, aptitude to benefit from the fellowship program and ability to add value after his / her return home.
  • Relevance and Quality of the Research Proposal: The proposal must be well-designed, innovative and the stipulated outputs must be achievable during the fellowship tenure.
  • Personal Qualities: Applicant must have the qualities to serve as a goodwill ambassador for NUS personified by virtues of innovation, resilience, excellence, respect and integrity.


  • Reach out to the Professor / PI you intend to collaborate with via his/her official email and jointly develop a short research proposal (no longer than 2 pages)
  • Get your host professor’s / PI’s in-principle approval over his/her official email id.
  • After obtaining in-principle approval from your host professor / PI, complete the Application Form and email it to with the subject “NUS SEA Fellow Application – your name”Please remember to attach all supporting documents.


  • The deadline for the 1st Batch of Applications is extended until July 15 (Monday)

LMI Young Scientist program

LMI Young Scientist program

Funded by the U.S. State Department, the Lower Mekong Initiative and implementing partner Arizona State University are pleased to announce that year two of LMI Young Scientist program is underway.

This is an exciting opportunity for young scientists throughout the Lower Mekong region to collaborate and learn skills they can apply toward research initiatives and technology development.

For more details: Click here

Summer Research Program in Tsukuba

Summer Research Program in Tsukuba
Thời gian: Từ ngày 16 - 26/7/2019


  • Undergraduate (2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th year) or Graduate (1st and 2nd year) students
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of above 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or 75% (out of 100)
  • Passport (valid till end of Feb 2020)

Application Period:

  • April 1 - 15, 2019 (Japanese time zone)

For more information, please follow the link: or email:

%d bloggers like this: