Graduate

Southeast Asia and the Pacific Conference Participation Grant

Amount: 
$300 for domestic conferences, $600 for international conferences
Deadline details: 

Applicants must apply before conference dates. Applications will be accepted Sept. 15, Dec. 1, March 15, July 15. If you are accepted for a conference after one deadline but before the next one,  please contact Emily Rook-Koepsel (rookkoepsel@pitt.edu) for more information.

Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides partial support for travel related to presentation of Southeast Asia and/or the Pacific studies-related conference papers
Eligibility: 

Grant is available to MA and doctoral students with a conference presentation in Southeast Asia and/or the Pacific studies. Priority is given to first-time applicants.

Region: 
Southeast Asia
Pacific Islands

Please complete the submittable application here.
Applicants must apply before conference dates. Applications will be accepted Sept. 15, Dec. 1, March 15, July 15.
The application will prompt you to complete the application form and upload:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

South Asian Studies Conference Presentation Grant

Amount: 
$300 for domestic conferences, $600 for international conferences
Deadline details: 

Applicants must apply before conference dates. Applications will be accepted Sept. 15, Dec. 1, March 15, July 15. If you are accepted for a conference after one deadline but before the next one, please contact Emily Rook-Koepsel (rookkoepsel@pitt.edu) for more information.

Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides partial support for travel related to presentation of South Asian studies-related conference papers
Eligibility: 

Grant is available to MA and doctoral students with a conference presentation in South Asian studies. Priority is given to first-time applicants.

Region: 
South Asia

Please complete the submittable application here.
Applicants must apply before conference dates. Applications will be accepted Sept. 15, Dec. 1, March 15, July 15.
The application will prompt you to complete the application form and upload:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Southeast Asia and the Pacific Graduate Research Grant

Amount: 
Up to $1000
Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides partial support for travel related to pre-doctoral research in and/or about Southeast Asia and/or the Pacific
Eligibility: 

Students must be enrolled in an approved degree program at the University of Pittsburgh. Awards must be used in conjunction with a specific research project on the Southeast Asia and/or the Pacific. Students who receive the award will be asked to supply the Southeast Asia and the Pacific Council with a short (2 paragraph) summary of the results of the research the grant supported within one year of receipt of the award.
Priority is given to first-time applicants who are in their early stage of dissertation research. Priority is also given to students in a doctoral program, although MA students may apply.

Region: 
Southeast Asia

 Students must complete the application form here and send to Emily Rook-Koepsel at eer31@pitt.edu:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
412-648-7371
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu

South Asia Graduate Research Grant

Amount: 
Up to $1000
Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides partial support for travel related to pre-doctoral research in and/or about South Asia
Eligibility: 

Students must be enrolled in an approved degree program at the University of Pittsburgh. Awards must be used in conjunction with a specific research project on the South Asia. Students who receive the award will be asked to supply the South Asia Council with a short (2 paragraph) summary of the results of the research the grant supported within one year of receipt of the award. Priority is given to first-time applicants who are in their early stage of dissertation research. Priority is also given to students in a doctoral program, although MA students may apply.

Region: 
South Asia

The application should include:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
412-648-7371
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu

Dr. Mohinder and Saroj Bahl Grant in Indian Studies

Amount: 
$500.00
Purpose of grant: 
To fund research or other educational expenses for projects and education that support India, Indian Studies, or people of Indian origin
Eligibility: 

Funded through a generous donation in the name of Dr. Mohinder Bahl and Mrs. Saroj Bahl, students, faculty, and affiliated researchers may apply for up to $500 to help fund research, travel, or other educational expenses for projects and education that support India, Indian Studies, or people of Indian origin. Strong preference will be given to students, faculty, or researchers with demonstrated financial need.

Requirements: Application form (link); statement of purpose (1000 words or less) that describes how the project, travel, research, or educational expense will be used to fulfill the mission of the Dr. Mohinder and Saroj Bahl fund of supporting India, Indian Studies, and people of Indian origin; detailed budget including other sources of funding. These materials should be emailed to eer31@pitt.edu.

Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Rawski Graduate Student Research Fellowship in China or Chinese Studies

Amount: 
Up to $10,000
Purpose of grant: 
This grant provides up to $10,000 to support graduate student research in or about China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, or Chinese diaspora communities during the academic year or the summer

 Students must complete the application form here and send to Emily Rook-Koepsel at eer31@pitt.edu:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Rawski Graduate Student- Faculty Research Partnership in China and Chinese Studies Fellowship

Amount: 
$6000
Purpose of grant: 
Graduate Student- Faculty research partnerships which will support collaborative research between a faculty member and a graduate student.

$6000 Graduate Student- Faculty research partnerships which will support collaborative research between a faculty member and a graduate student. The faculty member and graduate student will commit to meeting during the Spring semester as preparation for graduate summer research. They will commit to produce a product during the Fall semester after the award. Graduate students will be awarded $5000 and their faculty partner will be awarded $1000 to complete the research project.

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Summer POSCO Scholarship in Korean Studies (Graduate)

Amount: 
Up to $1000
Purpose of grant: 
Students may apply for POSCO funds up to $1000 to help support research in Korean Studies, Korean language acquisition, or study abroad to Korea during the academic year.
Eligibility: 
  • Applicant must be a Pitt graduate student enrolled in the Asian Studies Certificate
  • Applicant must be have a demonstrated record in Korean Studies
Region: 
Korea

Through a generous donation from POSCO America, the Asian Studies Center has established a new POSCO Scholars program in Korean Studies. Students may apply for POSCO funds up to $1000 to help support research in Korean Studies, Korean language acquisition, or study abroad to Korea during the academic year.
 Students must complete the application form here and send to Emily Rook-Koepsel at eer31@pitt.edu:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Academic Year POSCO scholarship in Korean Studies (Graduate)

Amount: 
Up to $1500
Purpose of grant: 
Students may apply for POSCO funds up to $1500 to help support research in Korean Studies, Korean language acquisition, or study abroad to Korea during the academic year.
Eligibility: 

Through a generous donation from POSCO America, the Asian Studies Center has established a new POSCO Scholars program in Korean Studies. Students may apply for POSCO funds up to $1500 to help support research in Korean Studies, Korean language acquisition, or study abroad to Korea during the academic year.

            Applicant must be a Pitt graduate student enrolled in the Asian Studies Certificate

            Applicant must be have a demonstrated record in Korean Studies

Region: 
Korea

 Students must complete the application form here and send to Emily Rook-Koepsel at eer31@pitt.edu:

Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371

Asian Studies Center Student Group Event

Amount: 
up to $300 per event
Deadline details: 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Purpose of grant: 
The ASC student group event funding is meant to allow student groups which plan on hosting an event related to Asian studies to apply for a portion of the event's cost. Awards are capped at $300.
Eligibility: 

All registered student groups are eligible to apply for funding.

To apply, please fill in the application form here and upload

  1. A description of the event and how it relates to Asian Studies
  2. An Itemized budget for the event
Grant Eligibility: 
Scholarship sponsors: 
Contact Person: 
Emily Rook-Koepsel
Contact details: 
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu
412-648-7371