Fellowships & Grants

Undergraduate External Fellowships and Grants for Language Study

Bridging Scholarship - Association of Teachers of Japanese

The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project accepts applications from American students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. ATJ awards 100 scholarships annually to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan. Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs). Students attending programs at Japanese four-year universities may also be eligible for a supplementary monthly stipend from the Japanese government through the Association for International Education, Japan (AIEJ). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled in a college or university in the United States. For details regarding this scholarship, please visit their website.

Chinese Government Scholarship Programme

The Chinese Scholarship Council provides assistance to foreign national students for study in China. A variety of different scholarships are available to students. Eligible students will have completed two years of university coursework. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. For details regarding this scholarship, please visit their website.