News and Announcements

CSEAS Fellowship for Visiting Research Scholars at Kyoto University

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies of Kyoto University is now accepting applications from scholars and researchers who work on Southeast Asia, on comparative and regional issues from a multi-area perspective, and are interested in spending time in Kyoto, Japan to conduct research, write, or pursue other scholarly interests in connection with their field of study.

Seven fellowships will be awarded for 2017-2018 on a competitive basis. Fellowships are normally for a six-month duration, although in exceptional cases they can be extended for an additional six months.

2017 Taiwan Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

In addition to the Taiwan Scholarship Program for students who are interested in studying undergraduate, master or doctoral degree programs in Taiwan, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Vancouver (TECO) has also announced the 2017 Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program. The application period for both scholarship programs is from February 1 to March 31, 2017.

2017-18 Funding Competition

Application Deadline:
February 1, 2017

The David See-Chai Lam Centre (DLC) for International Communication offers funding opportunities to DLC Members interested in organizing projects and events that support our goals of fostering cross-cultural dialogue between Canada and the Asia-Pacific region and strengthening ties between academic institutions and the community. David Lam Centre is now accepting funding applications for projects to be carried out between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

Hong Kong SAR Government Administrative Services Summer Internship Program 2017


The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office has been committed to providing students and youths with information on the most recent developments in the employment market and career opportunities in Hong Kong.

The Administrative Service forms a cadre of multi-skilled professional administrators who play a key role in the Hong Kong SAR Government. They are involved in policy formulation, resource allocation and implementation of major Government programmes. The primary objective of the Administrative Service Internship Programme is to give qualified students who wish to pursue a career in the Administrative Service an early opportunity to get some hands-on experience of working in the Hong Kong SAR Government, so as to facilitate their future career planning. The application form and information about the program such as the eligibility criteria, conditions of service including pay, duties etc. can be obtained from the Civil Service Bureau.

To learn more about Hong Kong’s employment market and to search and apply for suitable job openings in Hong Kong, check out the new "Higher Education Employment Information E-Platform".

Paul Tai Yip Ng Memorial Award for 2016 Best Graduate Student Paper

Application Deadline: January 16, 2017

The award will be given to the best graduate student research paper that advances our understanding of intercultural issues, particularly as they apply to people in or from Canada and the Asia Pacific region.

Last year's award went to Ms. Lisa Olding, an MEd student. Lisa's winning paper was part of her coursework in EDUC 825, taught by Dr. Ena Lee.

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