Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan provides scholarships for undergraduates wishing to study Japanese culture and language. Undergraduates majoring in any field of study are eligible to apply. Japanese language study is not a prerequisite. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Bridging Scholarship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 (for students on semester-long programs) or $4,000 (for students on academic year programs). Deadline: Fall and Spring.
Fulbright Awards are open to U.S. citizens for a year of study or research abroad; available in many countries. Preferences for discipline vary by country; awards range from travel grants to full grants. Opportunities are also available to teach English, usually in secondary schools, in Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Korea, Luxembourg, Taiwan and others. There is no limit on the number of candidates Mount Holyoke may endorse. Alumnae may apply at-large or through Mount Holyoke. MHC NOMINATION IS REQUIRED. MHC Deadline: Fall.
Luce Scholars Program - For one-year professional internships in East or Southeast Asia for US citizens under 30; knowledge of Asian language not required; must not specialize in Asian studies, language or culture. MHC NOMINATION IS REQUIRED. MHC Deadline: Fall.
UNESCO Fellowships Programme - Fellowships are specially tailored training which are designed to give qualified persons practicing or intending to practice a profession in the field of the UNESCO programme priorities an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, thus contributing to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skill promoting development and international understanding. Deadline: Varies - refer to website.