The application shall be submitted in the form of a letter to the Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, setting out the candidates' academic achievements, potential to contribute to the field of Asian strategy/security, and a proposed research program. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest and expertise in Asian strategy and/or security.
Applicants should include in their application their preference for when they intend to take up the internship if they are successful. They should also provide the name and contact details of two academic references. The Head of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre shall then determine, in any year, whether academic references shall be contacted.