External Scholarships – Graduate Students
The Association of Asian Studies (AAS) – The Association of Asian Studies is a non-profit professional association that aims to provide support to all individuals who pursue a study in Asian-related fields. There are a variety of grants and prizes provided through the association. Students who are interested in becoming one of the members of AAS can check out their page at https://www.asian-studies.org/Grants-and-Awards/AAS-Grant-Programs
Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program – This is an exchange program for students who are interested in study in subject areas related to China in a participating Chinese institution. The scholarship is available for a period of 4 to 12 months. For more information, visit Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program at http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/ccsep-peucc.aspx?lang=eng
Dr. David Chu Scholarship in Asia-Pacific Studies – This scholarship is given to students in both undergraduate and graduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Students who are applying for this scholarship should be pursuing research related to the Asia-Pacific region. The grant will be in amounts up to $2500. Please read the website here (http://www.artsci.utoronto.ca/current/scholarships/march17/dr-david-chu-scholarships-in-asia-pacific-studies) for more information about eligibility and deadline.
International Cultural Exchange Program of the Japan Foundation – Individuals or organizations that are involved in an international exchange under one of the three major programs of Japan Foundation will be given grant or scholarship in support of their research and study.
The three programs are outlined below:
- Art and Cultural Exchange
- Japanese-Language Education Overseas
- Japanese Studies Overseas and Intellectual Exchange
More information can be visited at http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/index.html
Japan Foundation’s Japanese Studies Fellowship Program – helps scholars to complete their research in Japanese Studies overseas in Japan. http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/program/intel.html#intel_1
Japan’s Ministry of Education scholarship – Students who wish to study in Japan might also consider the scholarship under the Japanese Government. There are seven types of scholarship available for students across various educational levels. Students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following criteria below:
- Recommended by a Japanese embassy or consulate general. (Embassy Recommendation)
- Recommended by the Japanese university which will accept you. (University Recommendation)
- Selected by the Japanese university in which you are currently enrolled if you are a privately-financed student already studying in Japan. (Domestic Selection)
To check out more information on which scholarship applies to you and practise the past examinations, visit the website at http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e-10.html
Korean Foundation Fellowship Program – This fellowship, aimed at fostering new generations of Korean studies scholars around the world, is awarded to foreign students who are currently enrolled in MA or PhD programs in Korean studies. The fellowship is divided into regional scholarship programs for humanities and social sciences MA and PhD candidates conducting research related to Korea. https://en.kf.or.kr/?menuno=3793
Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation – http://www.kcsf.ca/
Mitacs Globalink – Offers travel funding between Canada and many global partners including the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to allow for Canadian students to pursue collaborative research in Japan. Also offered are Research Awards for travel to China. Please see: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink for more information.
The Taiwan Fellowship – The Taiwan Fellowship is given to foreign scholars or professionals who conduct research related to Taiwan and Asia and wish to further their research in an academic institution in Taiwan. Eligibility: Applicants must be foreign professors, post-doctoral researchers, or doctoral program students at related department of overseas universities. (not include mainland China, Macau, and Hong Kong) To get access to the online application, visit http://taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw/eng/about.aspx