Accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. For more information about Freeman-ASIA, visit the Institute of International Education website.

Bridging Scholarships  

Undergraduate students majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be enrolled as undergraduates in a college or university in the U.S. before and during the time they are studying abroad. For more information about Bridging Scholarships, visit the American Association of Teachers of Japanese website

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships 

Provides unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined and underrepresented in study abroad. For more information about these scholarships and fellowships, visit the Boren Awards for International Study website.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program 

Intensive Summer Language Course 
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) institutes provide fully-funded group-based intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences for seven to ten weeks for U.S. citizen undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. students. For more information about this program, visit the CLS website.

Contact Us

Japanese Coordinator
Yoshiro Hanai
Clow Faculty 323
(920) 424-7271