Scholarships for Study in Asia

ACTR/ACCELS Grants- Partial funding provided to support language training in Russian and other East European and Central Asian languages on study abroad programs sponsored by ACTR/ACCELS.

Asia Exchange Scholarships- Students planning on studying at Guangzhou University in China, among other universities in Asia, are eligible for this scholarship.  Applications typically open around December and close in April.  Applicants are asked to write a statement of purpose as well as include an official transcript.  Award amounts are typically around 500 euros.

Bridging Scholarship- The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, has makes it possible for AATJ to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Freeman Asia- Freeman Awards for Study in Asia provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Japanese Government Scholarships- There are seven types of Japanese government-sponsored scholarships available under the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship program: those for research students, teacher training students, undergraduate university students, Japanese studies students, college of technology students, special training students and YLP students.

Japanese Language Aurora Foundation Scholarship- The Aurora Foundation is offering scholarships to USA citizens working as Japanese language teachers to use for their trip to Japan for their program.

Tomodachi Internship Program Scholarship- Created in response to President Obama's and Prime Minister Abe's commitment to facilitate Japanese internship opportunities for American students, Temple University is able to award scholarships of up to $5,000 to qualified students.

Temple Stuby Abroad Student Scholarship- Non-Temple students may apply for this scholarship to help defray the costs of studying abroad. Several $500-$3,000 scholarships are awarded each fall and spring semester, and several scholarships ranging from $500-$4,000 are awarded for summer programs.  To be eligible for these awards, applicants must be full-time, matriculated undergraduates; receive need-based financial aid; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75; and enroll as a full-time student abroad.

University Engineering Scholarship- The University Engineering Scholarship (UES) is open to Polytechnic Diploma holders from Singapore pursuing full-time undergraduate programmes at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT).

Vietnam Center Semester Scholarship- Loyola University Chicago is offering scholarships ranging from $500-$2,500 for students.  Students should be enrolled in USD's affiliate Vietnam semester program in order to be eligible.

Yonsei University Exchange Student Scholarship- Yonsei University offers scholarships to exchange students amounting to $6,600 covering round-trip airfare, on-campus accommodations and a stipend.