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East Asian Studies Fellowship Award
Faculty members may choose a student to assist them with their research. Each year, the department has several fellowships to give out. There is no deadline. The research should enhance the student’s undergraduate education. Proposals must be typed and authored by the faculty sponsor. A grade point average of 3.5 and above is required to apply for the fellowship. Please download application (either as a Word Form, or PDF). For any other information or question please contact Cynthia VanSchaemelhout .

New M.A. program in Comparative and Public History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The one-year program offers a curriculum entirely in English on a range of topics (the poster mentions Japanese Nationalism, History and Ethnicity: Hong Kong and Taiwan; Sin-U.S. Relations; Sino-Foreign Relations in the Last Two Hundred Years, etc. www.cuhk.edu.hk/his/ma

The Japan-US Friendship Commission For details, please consult Fellowship Program for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan on the JUSFC homepage.

PKU-HY Graduate Fellowship Grant
The Harvard-Yenching Institute and the School for Overseas Education of Peking University are pleased to offer fellowships for U.S. students wishing to conduct advanced study or research in Chinese studies in China.
http://www.harvard-yenching.org/
The deadline for applications is February 1.

Freeman Asia
This award, administered by the Institute of International Education in conjunction with the Freeman Foundation, aims to promote undergraduate study in East and Southeast Asia. Awards are $3,000 to $7,000, depending on the length of the program. Priority is given
to students with no previous experience in their country of destination.
Information/Application:
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580
(212) 984-5487
Freeman-ASIA@iie.org
http://www.iie.org/pgms/Freeman-ASIA

Luce Scholars Program
This program provides fellowships for work in an Asian country. Its purpose is less academic than it is to expose young scholars to Asia. Consequently, it is offered only to college graduates who would not normally come in contact with Asia in the course of their careers. Fellowships run from late August to mid-July of the following year.

Applicants must be of US citizenship, hold at least a bachelor’s degree, and be no more than 29 years old at the beginning of the program. Nominations must be made by early December, and
interviews are held in late December or early January.

Information/Application:
The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
111 West Fiftieth Street
New York, NY 10020
(212) 480-7700
http://www.hluce.org/3scholfm.html

NSEP Boren Scholarship
Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East.

Boren Scholars study less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.

Boren Scholarships 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. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined.  NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness.

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Institute of International Education
1400 K Street, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-2403
1-800-618-NSEP
http://www.borenawards.org/boren_scholarship

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