Freeman Foundation grant supports summer
internships in East Asia. Eligible internship providers include businesses,
governments, research institutes, non-profit organizations, and other
institutions in Brunei, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong and Macao), East
Timor, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia,
Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Grant winners from Summer 2009 - January 2011
is intended to defray the cost of travel to Asia and expenses incurred during
the internship. The internship must last at least 8 weeks for consideration. The
maximum award is $4,000.
awards are open to first-year students, sophomores, and juniors. Students in any
major are eligible to apply and previous exposure to East Asia is not a
prerequisite. However, students undertaking internships in contexts in which
English is not the working language will be required to demonstrate competency
in the appropriate language. Awards will not be made to students pursuing
internships in their home countries.
should have a confirmed internship to apply. However, if you are waiting to hear
from the internship provider by the application deadline, you may still apply.
If you are awarded funding, it will be provisional on receipt of a letter from
For those interesting in applying for the 2009-2010 Freeman Internship Award, please contact the Career Center for internship application information.