American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) Research Grants

 AIFIS-CAORC Fellowship (2017-2018 Research Period)

The American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS) invites applications from graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are US citizens and wish to pursue their research activities in Indonesia. We are offering a grant of $5,750 for each scholar to conduct research projects in any field of contemporary and traditional Indonesian Studies, with preference given to applications focusing on science and technology, broadly understood; food security, literature, arts and humanities as well as Islamic Studies and/or Indonesia-United States Relations. These grants can be applied toward travel, accommodation and support of research activities in Indonesia. The deadline for receipt of applications has been extended to March 31, 2017. Final announcement will be made by or on April 20, 2017.

Funding for this program is provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

Please click the links below to review the Fellowship Details 2017-2018 and Application Instructions  ECA-CAORC 2017-2018. All applications need to be submitted through  our online application platform at:

For further information please consult our website ( or contact American Institute for Indonesian Studies (AIFIS), Kahin Center for Advanced Studies on Southeast Asia, 640 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850 or email

Important links :

Fellowship details – 2017-2018

Application-instructions-ECA-CAORC 2017-2018