The Initiative is open to university faculty, Foreign Ministry or other government officials, professional staff of the private sector, think tanks, and other NGOs in the ASEAN member states. 

Selected scholars will travel to the US or three to four months, where they will carry out scholarly and professional research on priority issues to the US - ASEAN relationship and ASEAN. Nominations will be accepted from all ASEAN member states and the US Mission to ASEAN. 

Details information (eligibility requirements, expenses covered and application process) is available at or contact Program Assistant Ms. Do Thu Huong at phone (024) 3850-5000 (ext. 6225), or

Only online applications at: with completed supporting documents will be considered. 

Deadline is October 26th, 2018 at 17:00 (Vietnam time zone)./.