Building research capacity

The Visiting Fellowship scheme aims to attract recognised researchers and policy makers in the field of Asia-Pacific security, politics, economies and development, to visit the Griffith Asia Institute and work with members, present lectures and seminars, contribute to publications, commentary and other relevant activities to improve the research profile and excellence of the Institute.

The number of awards given will depend on the quality of the applicants.  The Fellowship program is for up to four weeks with Fellows hosted at the Griffith Asia Institute.  Click on the below for further information and how to apply.



  • Proposed Fellows must be of international standing and be researching in an area that aligns with GAI’s strategic priority research areas and work closely with a member of the Institute.
  • Applicants must have a current institutional affiliation with a University or with an equivalent research organisation, and generally have at least a doctorate or equivalent professional experience, research, and publications
  • Fellows are responsible for securing the approval of their institutions/organisations to undertake the fellowship, where required. This includes securing travel approval and authorisation, where required.
  • Previous Fellows are ineligible to apply within two (2) years after completion of their fellowship.


Applicants will be assessed by the Institute’s executive on the basis of their research track record and/or work and its relevance to GAI as well as the potential researcher or institutional links.

Applicants must:

  • Complete the relevant application form
  • Provide a summary of research/work and proposed researcher/institutional links
  • Provide an abridged Curriculum Vitae up to 4 pages in length.

Want to know more?

Contact the Griffith Asia Institute