A letter of invitation is preferred
Invitation Requirement Additional Information
Applicants are encouraged to have identified potential host institutions. Applicants should inquire with the East Asia and the Pacific Team with questions about invitation requirements for specific countries.
Language Proficiency Requirements
None, English is sufficient. However, feasibility of conducting the project must be demonstrated in the project statement.
Additional Language Requirement
English is the official language of ASEAN. Applicants are not required to submit a language proficiency evaluation. However, proficiency in the local language may be recommended for some research topics, depending on the country. If applicants do not have local language skills, they should explicitly address the issue when discussing the feasibility of the project in their project statement.