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Undergraduate Scholarship

East Asian Languages & Literatures Scholarships

Noriko Fujii Memorial Japanese Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded each spring term to students in JPN 203, who plan to continue to third year Japanese. Payments will be made in the subsequent fall term, one the applicant has enrolled for JPN 301. Applicants must show academic merit, financial need and a strong interest in furthering their knowledge of the Japanese language and culture beyond third year courses and after graduation. The funds can be used to cover all standard educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, miscellaneous supplies, room and board. Application details will be made available to JPN 203 students during spring term.

Japanese Global Scholars Scholarship
The primary goal of the Japanese Global Scholars (JGS) Program is to help students with high proficiency in Japanese further their linguistic and academic achievements. To support this mission the program offers merit-based scholarships to its outstanding students. This scholarship is awarded in each fall term to those enrolled in the JGS and 4th year courses in the fall term and those who plan to take JGS courses in the following winter and/or spring terms. The priority is given to those enrolled in the JGS program.

Japan America Friendship Fund Scholarship
The Japan America Friendship Fund Scholarship is for students planning to study abroad in the coming summer or academic year. It supports travel to Japan for study of Japanese language and culture. The goal of the scholarship is to sustain and improve Japanese/American relations and understanding. Candidates must be US citizens, majoring or minoring in Japanese in EALL, and have applied to study abroad in the coming summer or academic year (but you do not need to have been formally accepted to a program before applying). The application deadline is in April.

Freeman Internship Fellowships
The Freeman Foundation seeks to assist colleges and universities in expanding opportunities for U.S. students to work as interns in East and Southeast Asia. These internship fellowships provide stipends up to $6,000 to UO student interns to offset travel and living expenses overseas. See the CAPS (Center for Asian and Pacific Studies) website for further details: Only US citizens and permanent residents are eligible. Deadlines are three times per year.

Joan Bowman Siegel and Mark Siegel Travel Fund
This scholarship makes awards available to undergraduate students participating in UO-sponsored study abroad programs or internships in Asia, with a preference for Japan. Applicants must be enrolled in any major in the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information and a link to the application form, please visit the Office of International Affairs website: