Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships and Awards

Boardman Scholarship

The James Boardman Scholarship supports students who travel to East Asia for study abroad and internship opportunities. The EALL department typically makes 6 awards with $1,500.00 each annually.

Bridging Scholarships

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan. Funding from private foundations and major U.S. corporations, through donations to the nonprofit US-Japan Bridging Foundation, makes it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to assist students with the travel and living expenses they will incur while studying abroad in Japan for a semester or an academic year.

Critical Language Scholarships

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship Program provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Ju Endowment Fellowship

The Ju Endowment is a permanently endowed fund providing support for students who travel to China or Taiwan to study traditional Chinese art in brush painting and calligraphy in either a unversity approved program or as an apprentice to an artist.

Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship

The Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho or MEXT) sponsors the Monbukagakusho Scholarship to enable foreign students from 160 countries to study Japanese language and culture at the undergraduate level, to train in methods of teaching Japanese as a foreign language, and to research a broad range of topics at the graduate level in Japanese universities.