FUNDING FOR STUDY IN EAST ASIA
Funding opportunities for study in East Asia
| Funding opportunity
|Fulbright U.S. Student Program
||Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and artists to study or conduct research abroad for one academic year. Additional funding is available for critical language
A Gilman International Scholarship Program
||The Gilman Program provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduates with financial need for study abroad, including students from diverse backgrounds and students going to non-traditional study abroad destinations.
Language Scholarship Program
||The CLS Program provides fully-funded, group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven- to- ten weeks overseas. U.S. undergraduate, masters and doctoral students of diverse disciplines and
majors are encouraged to apply for scholarships in one of thirteen critical languages.
||Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.
||Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of Americans
with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.
The Blakemore Foundation (Graduate, PhD)
|The Blakemore Freeman Fellowships fund an academic year of advanced language study abroad of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian languages. Candidates pursuing careers in fields such as STEM (science, technology, engineering,
and math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, government service, and academia are encouraged to apply. An applicant must have (at minimum) a bachelor's degree and
have completed at least three years of study of the language at the college level by the start of the grant.
Luce Scholars Program
||The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends,
language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited
exposure to Asia.
University Study Abroad Summer Programs
Study abroad for the summer in China, India, Japan, Singapore, or a traveling seminar on Architecture and Urbanism (Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai)
World Partner Programs in Asia
||Study Abroad with SU programs in destinations like Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore.
STUDY IN CHINA
Resources for Study in China
|China Scholarship Program
Resources for various Chinese government programs and scholarships for study in China.
|Henry Luce Foundation/ ACLS Program in
|The Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies seeks to maintain the vitality of China Studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. The research grant
is intended for scholars just before and just after the dissertation.
|Confucius China Studies Program
|The CCSP Fellowships offer funding to doctoral students focusing on China: The Research Ph.D. Fellowship, which ranges from six months to two years, provides funding to U.S.-based students who wish to pursue doctoral research in China. The Ph.D.
in China Fellowship, which ranges from three to four years, provides funding to students holding master's degrees who wish to pursue their Ph.D. degree in China. Students from a wide range of academic areas focusing on China are encouraged
|Schwarzman Scholars Program (Graduate)
||Schwarzman Scholars is a highly selective, one-year master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing that is designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the future.
||Established in 2008, Teach For China is inspired by the vision that one day, all Chinese children will have access to a quality education. Teach For China takes a unique approach to eliminating educational inequity by enlisting the US and
China’s most promising future leaders in the effort. Teach For China recruits, selects, trains, and supports outstanding US and Chinese graduates to work side-by-side to deliver an excellent education in high poverty, rural Chinese communities.
STUDY IN SOUTH KOREA
Resources for Study in South Korea
|Academy of Korean Studies
||Graduate and Ph.D. students with research to conduct in Korea may be qualified for the unique and generous admission to the Graduate School of Korean Studies. Preferred applicants are those engaged in or pursuing careers in academia with well-defined
research projects that require travel to Korea. Recipients will be required to work on their projects at the Academy. Fellowships are available in Research (non-degree), Master's, and Doctoral categories. Eligible candidates may qualify
for a year of study at the AKS, which includes travel and living expenses.
|Academy of Korean Studies
||The AKS Graduate Fellowship is a non-degree program which invites and supports international students for six months to do research in Korean Studies at the Graduate School of Korean Studies. Eligible candidates will receive a monthly stipend,
round trip airfare, access to AKS facilities, and Korean language courses free of charge. Fellowships run between either the Spring Semester (from March 1st to August 31st) or the Fall Semester (from September 1 to February 28, the following
|Korean Government Scholarship Program for Graduate Students
||Government sponsored scholarship for graduate students interested in education; science and technology; culture, sports and tourism; and foreign affairs and trade.
|Korean Government Scholarship Program for Undergraduate Students
||Government sponsored scholarship for undergraduate students interested in education; science and technology; culture, sports and tourism; and foreign affairs and trade.
Government Scholarship Program
||The Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) is designed for international students who wants to pursue higher education in Korean Universities. (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Program in Korea (EPIK)
|| EPIK is a program to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to foster cultural exchanges, and to reform English teaching methodologies in Korea. It is affiliated with the Korean Ministry of Education and
is operated by the National Institute for International Education (NIIED).
STUDY IN JAPAN
Resources for Study in Japan
Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship Studies
|| Database of scholarships for students interested in studying in Japan.
General in Japan of New York
||Scholarships for undergraduates and graduate students. Applicants must have sufficient Japanese language ability to receive education at Japanese universities, or are required to learn the language. The scholarships awards about a monthly
allowance, round-trip airfare, exemption of entrance examination, tuition and other school fees, housing in a foreign student house or university residence hall and some medical expenses
Consortium for Japanese Studies
||The Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies (KCJS) is a consortium of 14 U.S. colleges and universities. Students at institutions outside of the consortium are welcome and encouraged to apply. The KCJS program provides academically talented
students with the opportunity to engage in a rigorous, two-semester academic program for undergraduates doing advanced work in Japanese language and cultural studies in the city of Kyoto.
||The Japan Foundation offers fellowships for Japanese studies scholars overseas and grant programs for collaborative research and dialogue projects carried out to contribute to solving the problems confronting the world.
Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)
||Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) offers grant programs for U.S. and Japanese institutions to conduct policy-oriented projects with the aim of promoting collaboration between Japan and the United States to fulfill shared
responsibilities and contribute to improvements of the world's welfare.
Japan Exchange and Teaching Program for US Citizens (JET)
||The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between the people of Japan and those of other nations. The Program aims to enhance foreign language education and promote
international exchange at the local level through the fostering of ties between Japanese youth and foreign youth alike.
SU Abroad offers two semester-long programs in East Asia: SU Beijing and SU Hong Kong. There is no language prerequisite for either program. For application deadlines, please see SU Beijing and SU Hong Kong.
Whatever you do after you graduate from college, China will be a factor, either directly or indirectly. By taking on the challenge of understanding China today, you can create new opportunities for tomorrow. SU Beijing is located at one of China’s most
distinguished universities, Tsinghua University. Beijing is not only China’s political capital, but also a global center for business and culture. The program provides a platform to learn about a country with thousands of years of history and the
chance to witness the transformation of a society at a speed and scale unprecedented in history.
SU Hong Kong
With its mixture of Western and Eastern values, culture, and traditions, Hong Kong is an ideal gateway to China and all of Asia. Syracuse University's Hong Kong program, based at City University of Hong Kong, offers you the opportunity to study the political
economies, business, and cultures of East Asia at a pivotal moment in the region's history. As Hong Kong continues to change as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China, students not only study but also have the opportunity
for field study and internships.