Updated Nov 15, 2019CLOSED

SEARCA Travel Grants Program

To reinforce the Center's efforts and resources in the promotion of inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) toward food security and poverty alleviation in the region, SEARCA will provide travel grants each qualified agriculture and agriculture-related professional, social scientist, or graduate student in Southeast Asia.
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CLOSEDDec 07, 2019Deadline
Up to $1,200Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryCambodia, Brunei, Philippines, Malaysia, Laos, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore
Focus AreasAgriculture
Applicants who will present scientific papers in international or local scientific fora are qualified for the Travel Grants. On a case to case basis, paper presentations may not be required if attendance to a conference is expected to result in establishing formal linkages, partnerships, collaborations and strong development impacts to the Center.

Priority 1. Priority shall be given to the following:
SEARCA fellows (senior, adjunct and visiting fellows);
SEARCA Graduate scholarship alumni;
Researchers of SEARCA-implemented/coordinated projects;
SFRT grantees;
Proponents from the University Consortium (faculty, staff and graduate students);
SEARCA ongoing scholars; and
Faculty and staff of universities under the SEARCA's Institutional Development Assistance Program.

Priority 2. Applicants who are citizens of Southeast Asian countries who are regular staff members of non-profit development-oriented institutions or graduate students of other agricultural universities in the Region may be considered if not enough qualified applications under Priority 1 have been received.

At present, only citizens from the following countries are qualified to apply: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

Application Directions

All applications with complete documents should be submitted online (http://grants.searca.org). Applicants should fill out the system's online submission form completely for their application to proceed and be submitted.
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