External Scholarships

AAU Chinese Scholarship for graduating undergraduate seniors

Scholarships are awarded competitively to graduating undergraduate seniors for one or more years of study at a Chinese university at the Master's or doctoral level. Download the Application Form [pdf].

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for Undergraduate Students in STEM Fields

Fellowships available for academic year (for language and area studies) and summer (intensive language study), and include tuition support and stipend. These fellowships are available to undergraduate students of junior or senior standing in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field who have successfully completed two years of East Asian language study at the college level.

Phi Sigma Iota – International Foreign Language Honor Society

Scholarship information and application.

Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarship

$1,500 annual scholarship (renewable for 4 years) for undergraduate women who are Silver Award Girl Scouts and foreign language minors or majors at a 4-year college/university.

Asia Pacific Education Foundation

The Foundation for Asia Pacific Education is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Denver, Colorado whose mission is to create global citizens and leaders by assisting students in achieving their personal and professional goals of obtaining cultural and academic experiences within the Asia Pacific region.  Scholarship details are found on their website.

AAS China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) Small Grants

Dissertation-level graduate students and scholars with special interests in China or Inner Asia are invited to submit proposals.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowship for Advanced Asian Language Study

Fellowships are awarded for study of the principle modern languages of East or Southeast Asian, such as: Chinese, Vietnamese, Tibetan, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Korean, Khmer, Burmese, and Malaysia.

Chinese Bridge Scholarship

Excellent competitors in the "Chinese Bridge", the Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for the world college, will be eligible for the scholarship. There are four kinds of scholarship:

  • Academic Degree Scholarships: this scholarship will be awarded to the 3 first winners who won in the finals.
  • Short-term Summer Research and Study Scholarships: this scholarship will be awarded to the 5 prizewinners who won in the finals.
  • A scholarship for a 15 days China cultural study tour: these scholarships will be awarded to the 7 third prizewinners who won in the finals.
  • Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding competitors who participated in the preliminary contest. These scholarships will be awarded to outstanding competitors in the preliminary contest who did not enter the finals. The scale of the preliminary contests will also decide them.

Chinese Website

Chinese Government Special Scholarship

In order to increase the cooperation and understanding between the people of China and other countries, develop outstanding international talent and improve the perception of China’s higher education, under the mandate of the Department of Education, Fudan University is opening application for full-time postgraduate studies under the 2009 Chinese government scholarship program.

Taiwan Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES)

To encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to undertake short term research or Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiwan); in order to provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.  Scholarship information available on their website.

Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance Summer Program (TUSA) at National Pingtung University of Education

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program. A unique program especially designed for students who will be representing their state as well as the United States, acting as ambassadors to Taiwan. Upon returning to the United States, students will be expected to act as ambassadors of good will for both the United States and Taiwan whenever the opportunity presents itself.

Department of State Critical Languages Fellowship

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in eleven critical need foreign languages for summer 2009. The CLS Program was launched in 2006 to offer intensive overseas study in the critical needs foreign languages of Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish and Urdu. In 2007, Chinese, Korean, Persian, and Russian institutes were added along with increased student capacity in the inaugural language institutes. In 2009, Azerbaijani will be offered at the intermediate and advanced levels.

Frank Fang Memorial Scholarship

Annual awards for Chinese or Chinese American South Hampton Roads, Peninsula, or Gloucester Country, Virginia residents who are undergraduate student enrolled full-time at a four-year post secondary institution.  Information located on the Hampton Roads Community Foundation website.

Golden Key Study Abroad Scholarships

These awards provide a scholarship to members for study aboard. Golden Key has developed several relationships with organizations and academic institutions. They offer 15 Asian-scholarships, as well as study abroad scholarships.

Luce Scholarships

These scholarships enable young people to live and work in an Asian country for one year.

Phi Kappa Phi Society Study Abroad Grants

These awards provide funding for study aboard. Your study aboard is not limited to any country or field of study.

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

Deadlines vary for each district, they can be as early as March or as late as July.

Thz Fo Farm Scholarship

Annual awards for undergraduate or graduate students of Chinese ancestry enrolled full-time at an accredited post secondary institution majoring in Gerontology.  You can email info@hcf-hawaii.org for more information.

OSU College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Student Grants and Awards

Go to the following link to research numerous undergraduate scholarship opportunities open to Arts and Sciences students who are currently enrolled at The Ohio State University Columbus campus.  This page links to both need-based and merit-based scholarships, including the new (November 2011) Keith and Linda Monda International Experience Scholarship, a need-based scholarship for study abroad.  Arts and Sciences funding information.

The East Asian Studies Center at The Ohio State University

East Asian Studies Center Undergraduate Writing Prize

Awards will be given for work that combines synthesis of existing scholarship with original analysis, in the following categories: Research papers (10 pages or more) and Essays (10 pages or less). The papers/essays can derive from any discipline and methodological framework as long as issues pertinent to East Asia are either the focus of the paper or form a vital component of a comparative project. The papers/essays have to be written in English.

Intensive Chinese Language Scholarship

Scholarships for intensive Chinese language study during the academic year. The purpose of these awards is to encourage students to accelerate their acquisition of Chinese language skills while pursuing double majors or dual degree programs in Chinese language and related fields. OSU undergraduates who will be enrolled in Chinese language courses above the first-year (101 - 103) level in the autumn quarter are eligible.

Freeman-ASIA Award Program

Undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and currently receive Need-Based Financial Aid or demonstrate verifiable need through FAFSA.

Louise Zung-nyi Loh Memorial Scholarships

Available to OSU undergraduate or graduate students specializing in East Asian Studies.

Ohio State University Undergraduate Merit-Based Scholarships

Maximus Scholarship and Competition

The Maximus Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to admitted Columbus campus students; those considered rank in the top three percent of their classes with ACT composite scores of 32 or higher or combined SAT Critical Reading and Math scores of 1420 or higher. Aid provided: $2,700 ($10,800 four-year value) and the opportunity to compete for more.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Access Merit Scholarships

Combination of scholarships, need-based grants, and work-study opportunities covering the full in-state cost of education at Ohio State. The Land Grant Scholarship is awarded to at least one admitted, academically talented Columbus campus student demonstrating financial need from each of Ohio’s 88 counties.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Morrill Scholars Program (MSP)

The Office of Minority Affairs offers this program to promote diversity, multiculturalism, and leadership. MSP scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students admitted to the Columbus campus for the autumn quarter following high school graduation.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Cooperative Scholarship Housing programs

The Office of Student Financial Aid awards two cooperative scholarship housing opportunities on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial need: the Stadium Scholarship Program (for men and women) and the Alumnae Scholarship Program (for women only). Students who accept these awards agree to participate in governing, managing, or maintaining their residence halls in exchange for a reduced cost of living on campus.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Provost Scholarship

The Provost Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to admitted Columbus campus students; those considered have ACT composite scores of 29 or higher or combined SAT Critical Reading and Math scores of 1300 or higher and rank in the top 10 percent of their high school classes.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

National Merit Scholarship

National Merit Finalists who designate to the National Merit Corporation that Ohio State is their first-choice institution are considered for this award. (http://undergrad.osu.edu/merit.html) Distinguished Scholarship for National Merit, National Achievement, and National Hispanic Scholars - National Merit Finalists who rank in the top 10 percent of their graduating classes, and who designate to the National Merit Corporation, that Ohio State is their first-choice institution, are given priority consideration for this award.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Trustees Scholarship

The Trustees Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to admitted Columbus campus students; those considered rank in the top 20 percent of their graduating classes and have ACT composite scores of 27 or higher or combined SAT Critical Reading and Math scores of 1220 or higher.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

National Buckeye Scholarship for non-Ohio residents

Ohio State is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student population. The National Buckeye Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis to non-Ohio students required to pay the out-of-state surcharge who are admitted to the Columbus campus for autumn quarter. Those considered have ACT composite scores of 27 or higher or combined SAT Critical Reading and Math scores of 1220 or higher.  More information is located on the Undergraduate Admissions website.

Outside Scholarships and Funding

NSEP Boren Award

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.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Critical Language Scholarships for Intensive Summer Institutes

Sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in critical need foreign languages.

U.S. Fulbright Award

The largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

IIE Passport

Collection of study abroad scholarships available.

Useful Websites:

http://sfa.osu.edu/scholarships/index.asp
http://undergrad.osu.edu/money-matters/scholarships.html
http://easc.osu.edu/funding_undergrad.html
http://www.borenawards.org
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html
http://www.studyabroadfunding.org
http://www.clscholarship.org/home.php
http://www.iie.org

 


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