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CKS Fellowships

CKS provides in-country research fellowships for U.S., Cambodian and French scholars and doctoral students on a yearly basis.. The CKS U.S. Research Fellowship Program is funded by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers through the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Fellowships students

CKS Fellows are given direct funding for their research, access to CKS resources, and provided with logistical support and contacts while in-country. Funded by the Scaler Foundation, French Research fellowships are administered in partnership with the Paris-based Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO).

The CKS library provides free access to JSTOR for it’s Senior Fellows. If you are a CKS Senior Fellow and would like to access JSTOR, please email: or to visit the Login page CLICK HERE

Junior Fellowships

CKS also offers a 6- week Summer Jr. Resident Fellows Program, which takes place between June and August every year. This program brings 5 American, 5 French and 5 Cambodian undergraduate students together for intensive courses on the history and society of Cambodia and Khmer language study. The program is intended for individuals who have a genuine interest in Cambodia and Southeast Asia, and who may be considering graduate studies or careers in the region.
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Travel Grant for Cambodian Scholars

CKS offers regional travel grants for Cambodian Scholars to attend conferences and workshops in the Southeast Asian region as active participants or members of panels. To apply for this grant, please email: requesting an application form.