The Asian Studies Center offers funding for students and faculty members for Asia-related support.

Student Scholarships and Financial Aid

The Center offers financial awards to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in an Asian Studies certificate program.  The current or prospective student must be enrolled in an approved course of study at the University of Pittsburgh leading to a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.  Students who recently earned the graduate Certificate in Asian Studies and are pursuing further graduate work in Asian studies may also apply.

Event and Speaker Funding

The Asian Studies Center is pleased to provide funding and support to faculty and student organizations who offer Asia-related programming on campus. To apply for funding, please see the instructions here.

Faculty Grants

Each year, the Center offers grants to promote and support faculty research and travel involving Asia, as well as to enhance the teaching of Asia throughout the curriculum.  An updated faculty profile and CV, a concrete research agenda, budget, and/or detailed travel plans are required as part of the application process.