EASC Graduate Fellowships

The EASC Graduate Fellowships include the Association for Japan-U.S. Community Exchange (ACE) - Nikaido Fellowship

EASC Graduate Fellowships provide summer stipends, typically between $1,000-$3,000, depending on the proposed course of study. The purpose of the award is to advance understanding of East Asia and/or US-Asia relations. Awards are given based on the quality of the proposed project and budgets submitted with the application. The award may be used for research, language training or area studies, and can also be used for research including Asia in a comparative context or as a case study. Preference is given to applicants who are active in the EASC community.

In order to be eligible for the EASC Graduate Fellowships, applicants must satisfy the following:

  • Full-time USC graduate student from any discipline of study
  • Domestic or international student
  • Must be engaged in the research and study involving East Asia or U.S.-Asia relations

To apply, please complete the online application for Summer 2023 funding.

Final Report

A final report on the outcome of the proposed project is due at the end of the award period and may be used for EASC publications.

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  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0154