2017 Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative (Deadline: November 10, 2016)



To support research in fields related to ASEAN issues and central to the U.S.-ASEAN relationship.

Fields of Study:

Preference for lecture and research in the following areas:

Regional economic integration, expanding maritime cooperation, promoting opportunities for women, fostering green growth, and addressing transnational challenges (including human trafficking, climate change, sustainable fishing, wildlife trafficking, and countering violent extremism).

These fields can include: Education, Environmental Sciences, Financial Market Integration, Food Technology, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Public/Global Health, Statistics, Trade and Investment, Trade Facilitation, and TEFL & Applied Linguistics. Programs and topics should be of interest and relevance to the nominating country and Commission.


  • Malaysians residing in Malaysia and must return to Malaysia upon completion of
    their program in the U.S.;
  • University faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, or professionals in think tanks and other NGOs whose work focuses on U.S.-ASEAN issues with a significant record of scholarly or professional accomplishment;
  • Proficient in English;
  • Preference for those who have not had recent and substantial experience in the U.S.;
  • Certification of good health.

Value of Award:

  • A monthly stipend for grantees, between US$ 2,710 and $3,145 per month, depending on city;
  • One direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket;
  • A one-time US$1,250 Professional and Settling-in allowance;
  • Qualifying university lab and research fees up to US$3,000;
  • No dependent support will be available.

Number of Awards

It is anticipated that 10 qualified applicants will be selected, preferably representing all 10 ASEAN Members States.

Period of Award:

3-4 months

Application & & Enquiry:

Application should be made online. For further inquiry, please e-mail: kalis@macee.org.my

Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE), 18th Floor, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak, 200 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. www.macee.org.my. Tel: 03-21668878.


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Oct. 2016

Information Source:
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE)

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