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SOAR, Scholarships and Other Award Resources, is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students at all levels as well as recent graduates. Please review the recommendations below for conducting a search based on your needs, interests and eligibility.

Luce Scholars Program

Program provides a one year immersion experience in Asia for highly qualified young Americans in a variety of fields. The program is intended for young leaders with limited experience of Asia who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the course of their careers to come to know Asia. Stipend, language training and individualized professional placement in Asia. Nominees must not have reached their 30th birthday by September 1st of the year they enter the program.

Placements can be made in the following countries or regions: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


late September (on-campus deadline)

Application Procedure:
University nomination required. Please contact Valerie Imbruce at for additional information.

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Major International
Other Awards/Resources

Award Period:
Post Bachelors
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen, Must be no older than 29 years of age.

Last Updated:
July 18, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17