Asian Studies Fellowships

Hwa Nan Teaching Fellowship

Hwa Nan Women's College is a three-year professional school in Fuzhou, a port city in Fujian province, China. The Hwa Nan Teaching Fellowship supports recent female Puget Sound graduates for a ten-month appointment as a teacher of English conversation and composition at Hwa Nan Women's College. The instructorship involves residence at the College for the academic year and teaching in the Department of Applied Languages.  The fellowship covers round-trip air transportation, visa fees, TEFL training fees, health insurance, and a stipend of $18,000.  For additional information, please visit the online application form.


Miki Memorial Scholar Award

The Miki Memorial Scholar Award provides funds to a Puget Sound graduate for tuition and fees for twelve months of intensive Japanese language study at the Kyoto Institute of Culture and Language (KICL), plus round trip airfare to Japan, and a monthly stipend of 200,000 yen to cover housing, national health insurance, local transportation, and daily expenses. The Miki Scholar will be expected to live with a host family for at least the first six months, after which the Scholar may choose to continue the homestay or move to a dormitory.  Miki Awards are distributed every three years, and will be next awarded for the 2022-23 academic year. For additional information, please visit the online application form.


Trimble Student Research Fellowship

Students who are declared Asian Studies minors, or majors in Chinese or Japanese, are eligible for the Trimble Student Research Fellowship.  The fellowship provides up to $4,000 to support student research in Asia.  Asian Studies students are also encouraged to apply for Summer Research Awards provided by the University Summer Scholar and Richard Bangs Collier Scholar programs. Funding for this fellowship is provided by the Charles Garnet Trimble Fund.  To apply, please complete the online application form.


Additional Fellowship Opportunities

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