Current Opportunities

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2018 CAPI intern Charlotte Whyte (in pink) on a jungle run with the ULU runners group in Kuala Lumpur. Charlotte is a second year Geography student at UVic on a six-month internship with the Malaysian Social Research Institute through our "QES" internship program.

Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) internships

What: internship placements with civil society partners across the Asia-Pacific region

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

Participants will engage with their local community through a Capstone project, blogging and podcasting, and other community engagement activities.  

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Japan internships

What: four-month internship placements with CITYNET Yokohama, Japan

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

Participants will work at CITYNET Yokohama, focusing on urban development related issues including disaster preparedness, infrastructure development, climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Karenni refugee education internships

What: seven-month internship placements with The Karenni Social Development Center (KSDC) in Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Who: upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria

The intern selected will be involved in teaching KDSC’s Advanced Community Training Course aimed at equipping KSDC students with the skills needed to become advocates and activists for the Karenni people as they strive towards a free and democratic future. 

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Anand Scholarship

What: financial support for registered Thai graduate students in good standing attending the University of Victoria

Who: Thai graduate students at the University of Victoria who will be returning to Thailand upon completion of their studies at UVic


CAPI student essay prize

What: an annual cash prize for the best student essay on the Asia-Pacific

Who: undergraduate or graduate-level students at the University of Victoria


CAPI Student Fellowships

What: funding for UVic students to conduct research (CAPI Student Research Fellowship) or study a language (CAPI Student Language Fellowship) in the Asia-Pacific

Who: The Research Fellowship is restricted to Master or Ph.D. level candidates. The Language Fellowship is open to undergraduate students in their third year and above, as well as to graduate students. 


Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) "Crossing Borders" Scholarships

What/who: funding for UVic graduate students to conduct research/fieldwork in Commonwealth countries ("Outgoing Scholars") or for graduate students originating from Commonwealth countries completing degrees at UVic ("Incoming Scholars")