The Charles Garnet Trimble Fund has funds available to support one Trimble Student Research Fellowship of up to $4,000 each for declared Asian Studies minors or majors in Chinese or Japanese. Asian Studies minors pursuing the Robert Trimble Distinguished Asia Scholar (PDF) designation are especially encouraged to apply. Awards may be used to cover travel costs to Asia, living expenses, and miscellaneous research expenses.

Before applying, students should read the following important information (PDF) regarding student research.

If your research involves human participation of any type – for example, participation in experiments, interviews, or survey completion – then you must provide IRB documentation. Applicants for the Trimble Student Research Fellowship are encouraged to meet with the Asian Studies Director as early as possible to discuss the process of IRB approval.

To apply, please complete the application form below. The deadline for receiving applications for research during the winter break is November 15. The deadline for applications for summer research is Feb 15.


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