Call for Applications: IAR Research Travel Grant

The Institute of Asian Research would like to invite UBC graduate students working on research in Asia to apply for the IAR Research Travel Grant. The grant will award $1000 to successful applicants who plan to travel for field work.

The fund should go toward research

  • Related to key contemporary issues in Asia, including social, political, cultural, or economic
  • Which require travel between March 2023 to Dec 2023


Application period: JAN 16 – FEB 16

Deadline: FEB 16, 2023

Applicants should submit their application with required documents to

The applicant must either be a current Master’s or Ph.D. candidate at UBC whose research is focused on Asia. They can be either domestic or international students.

Application requires:

  • Short research proposal (approx. 1 pg)
  • An email of support from a UBC faculty member
  • Budget for Research and list of other sources of funding
  • CV

Each application will be evaluated based on:

  • Strength of the research proposal
  • Suitability of research topic
  • Academic and professional experience and qualifications

Successful applicants will be notified by March 15, 2023.