2021 Award Winners

Congratulations to Taylor Brewer, Ruth Hallstead, and Aidan Miles-Jamison! Each year we are thrilled to recognize the exceptional work of our excellent students. Faculty select an Outstanding Student Award winner from current Asian Studies minors and two research award winners out of those who submit their work early in the spring semester. One research award […]

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Asian Studies Research Awards Submissions Open

Did you write an essay or research paper engaging Asia in some manner during 2020? Submit your UA undergraduate work for the 2021 Asian Studies Research Awards! Deadline February 12, 2021 The 2021 Asian Studies Research Awards, along with a small scholarship, will be given to UA undergraduates for submissions in two categories, essays and […]

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Research Award

The Asian Studies program presents the Asian Studies Research Award, including a small scholarship, to the undergraduate who submits the best research or creative project. The award winner will be selected by a faculty committee from submissions that have a substantial engagement with an aspect of Asia. All students are also encouraged to submit projects to […]

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Asian Studies Honors

Even though we had to cancel the Honors Lecture due to the threat of severe weather, we want to celebrate our awardees. Alexandria Brooks Alexandria Brooks, an Asian Studies minor from Illinois, received the Asian Studies Outstanding Student Award. She is also an International Studies major. Jackson Nock Jackson Nock, a Religious Studies major, received […]

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Critical Language Scholarships

The Critical Language Scholarship Program, which includes Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, and Korean, among other languages, provides scholarships for summer study in these critical languages. The application deadline is November 15, and applications can be accessed at the AIS Forms page of the American Councils for International Education. What are you doing this summer?   […]

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International Opportunities

Want to study in Asia? Check out these opportunities! UA’s Study Abroad trips include China and Japan this summer. You can also apply for scholarships and other programs, such as theAmbassador Summer Scholarship Program with the Taiwan US Alliance. Recent graduates (or soon to be graduates) can apply for internships such as the International Programs Fellowship at USAID (deadline February […]

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New Japanese Government-Sponsored (MEXT) Scholarships Available for 2012

Japanese Studies Student Scholarships 1 Year Fully Paid This scholarship is for students of Japanese language and culture seeking to expand their understanding of Japan by spending a year of their undergraduate education studying at a Japanese university. Japanese language skill sufficient for college-level classes is required. For More Information: http://www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp/MEXTjapanesestudies.htm Teacher Training Scholarships 18 […]

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