East Asian Studies Summer Fellowships for Language Support 

The EAS Department seeks to encourage concentrators and non-concentrators to pursue intensive language training. We are pleased to be able to offer summer fellowships for intensive language programs in Chinese, Japanese or Korean. 

For both concentrators in East Asian Studies and non-concentrators

  • Undergraduates planning to attend summer language programs online or in-person may apply to the EAS Department for fellowship support of up to $5,000*.  Funds can only be applied to tuition at this time. Preference will be given to students engaged in the study of East Asia and the program of the East Asian Studies Department.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Monday, March 1, 2021, at 12 PM 

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To be considered, all applicants must:

  • Submit a completed online application via UFUNDs, including:
    • resume
    • transcript (directly from Banner is sufficient)
    • personal statement
    • faculty recommendation 
    • language program information and cost of tuition
    • list of programs have you applied to

Students receiving a fellowship must:

  • Reply by 4/15/21 as to whether you accept or decline the fellowship.
  • Provide an acceptance letter from the language program they wish to attend.
  • Inform EAS if you receive funding from any source.

 

POST-FELLOWSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Within three weeks of returning to Brown all students are required to submit to the EAS Communications & Outreach Coordinator the following:

  • 1-2 page reflective essay summarizing the experience.
  • If the student is unable to attend the program after the award has been distributed s/he will be required to return the fellowship money in full.

 

Funding limits

Chinese Language Program - awards will be given up to $5,000

Japanese Language Program - awards will be given to $1,000

Korean Language Program - awards will be given up to $1,000

 

Students who postponed their fellowships from Summer 2020 can contact [email protected] for more information.