Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


A fellowship that awards grants to American and Indonesian scholars for field research on U.S. – Indonesia relations and political-economic themes.

Program Overview

Sumitro Fellows Program 2016 Application

USINDO is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2016 Sumitro Fellows Program. The Sumitro Fellows Program is a $10,000 travel/study grant for post-doctoral scholars, PhD candidates, senior academics, and otherwise professionally qualified candidates to engage in field research.
For the 2016 application period, USINDO will grant one to two fellowships to eligible candidates from the United States or Indonesia, with the following criteria:

  • A United States citizen/permanent resident with an outstanding research project relating to improving understanding of the political economy of Indonesia
  • An Indonesian citizen with an outstanding research project contributing to understanding or advancing the Indonesian-United States relationship.

The deadline for the 2016 Sumitro Fellowship is February 15, 2016.