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Blakemore Freeman Fellowship for Advanced Asian Language Study

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. Eligible languages are: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Khmer and Burmese.

To be eligible for a Blakemore Freeman Fellowship, an applicant must:

-Be pursuing a professional, business, technical or academic career that involves the regular use of a modern East or Southeast Asian language.
-By the start of the grant, have a college undergraduate degree.
-Be at or near an advanced level in the language. The minimum requirement is three years of study of the language at the college level, either through classes taken in university or in combination with study-abroad language programs
-Be able to devote oneself exclusively to full-time intensive language study during the term of the grant. Grants are not made for part-time study or research.
-Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as academia, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, and government service are encouraged to apply.

Website:
http://www.blakemorefoundation.org/language.html

Deadline:
late December

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Post Bachelors

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Humanities

Additional Qualifications:
US citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
July 17, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17