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Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship Grant
Fellowship Singapore

Asian Civilisations Museum Research Fellowship Grant


The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) invites scholars to apply for fellowships on one of the following research areas:

  • Southeast Asian Islamic art
  • Maritime trade/Asian Export Art
  • Peranakan Art and Culture
  • Buddhist Art (preferably Tantric/Himalayan)
  • Asian fashion, textiles, or jewellery

The research fellowship supports in-depth original study and writing on specialised aspects of Asian culture. Applications will be screened by a committee of curators and scholars.


Applicants should have a PhD or be in the final stages of their dissertation. In addition, applicants with equivalent research qualifications and experience will be considered. Applicants should have completed the bulk of their field work on their proposed projects, and be able to write and present papers in English.


  • The standard duration of the fellowship is nine months (academic year). Candidates may also apply for a period of six months.

  • The monthly stipend for overseas researchers is S$5,000. Overseas researchers are also offered a one-time grant of S$3,000 as a relocation allowance.

  • Researchers who are based in Singapore will receive a monthly stipend of S$3,500.