Undergraduate Students

SEALS Full Tuition Remission Scholarship: Tuition

A full-tuition scholarship for students enrolled in JPNSE 1061 or JPNSE 1062

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Deadline:  Fri, 2015-03-13
 
Eligibility:

Undergraduate students enrolled in Intensive Summer Japanese (JPNSE 1061 or JPNSE 1062)

How to apply:
Send a letter of application, hardcopy or e-mail, to the contact below. In the letter, please include the following points:  
  • Indicate whether you are interested in the First Year Japanese program or the Second Year Japanese program
  • Explain your academic background
  • Include a statement of purpose explaining the reason for studying Japanese and how training in Japanese will fit into your overall academic goal and/or professional career.

Also send your most recent academic transcript.

Paula Locante
plocante@pitt.edu

SEALS Partial Tuition Remission Scholarship: Reduces tuition to in- state amount

This scholarship reduces amount of Intensive Summer Japanese tuition to in-state tuition for out-of-state students

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Deadline: Fri, 2015-03-13
 
Eligibility:

All out-of-state students who take Intensive Summer Japanese (JPNSE 1061 or JPNSE 1062) will receive this scholarship.

How to apply:

Send a letter of application, hardcopy or e-mail, to the contact below. In the letter, please include the following points:  

  • Indicate whether you are interested in the First Year Japanese program or the Second Year Japanese program
  • Explain your academic background
  • Include a statement of purpose explaining the reason for studying Japanese and how training in Japanese will fit into your overall academic goal and/or professional career.

Also send your most recent academic transcript.

Paula Locante
plocante@pitt.edu

 

Japan Studies Undergraduate Scholarship: $4000

This provides a $4,000 tuition award to a Pitt undergraduate student who has compiled a strong record in Japanese language (at least two years of study) and in area studies courses on Japan.

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Deadline: Mon, 2017-01-30
 
Eligibility:

Applicant must be:  

  • Pitt undergraduate student  
  • Strong record in Japanese language (2+ years of study) and area studies on Japan  
  • Award can only be used at the University of Pittsburgh's Oakland campus during the academic year while the student is in residence at the Oakland campus.
 
How to apply:

Applicants must submit completed application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a written statement (five page maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives, research interests and plans for use of the award. Send all materials to: Attn: Fellowship application, Asian Studies Center, 4400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Emily Rook-Koepsel
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu 
 
Application form:

2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.doc
2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.pdf

Study in Japan Scholarship: $5000 for one semester or $10000 for one year

This grant provides tuition awards to Pitt undergraduates who will study in Japan for one sememster (fall or spring) or a year (fall and spring)

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Deadline: Mon, 2017-01-30
 
Eligibility:
Applicant must be Pitt undergraduate students who have demonstrated a strong record in Japan studies
Applicant must study in Japan for one semester or one year  
Preference is given to applicants who will have completed at least two years of language study or the equivalent by the inception of the award period.  
 
How to apply:

Applicants must submit completed application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a written statement (five page maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives, research interests and plans for use of the award. Send all materials to: Attn: Fellowship application, Asian Studies Center, 4400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 

Emily Rook-Koepsel
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu 

Application form:

2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.doc
2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.pdf

 

Japanese Summer Language Study Scholarship: Undergraduate -$3000 Graduate- $5000

This grant provides a tuition award to Pitt graduate or undergraduate students to study Japanese during the summer at an approved program of study in the US or Japan.

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Deadline: Mon, 2017-01-30
 
Eligibility:
Applicants must be Pitt students studying Japanese at an approved program of study in the United States or Japan during the summer
This award cannot be applied to SEALS Japan courses at the University of Pittsburgh. (Other financial aid opportunities are available for that program).
Preference will be given to applicants who will have completed at least one year of Japanese language study or the equivalent by the inception of the award period
 

How to apply:

ALL applicants must submit completed application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a written statement (five page maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives, research interests and plans for use of the award. GRADUATE applicants must also submit a current CV, GRE scores and, if applicable, TOEFL scores. Send all materials to: Attn: Fellowship application, Asian Studies Center, 4400 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Emily Rook-Koepsel
rookkoepsel@pitt.edu 

 
Application form:

2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.doc
2015 Scholarship and fellowship application.pdf

Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. The funding for these scholarships is provided by private foundations and major US corporations via donations to the non-profit US-Japan Bridging Foundation. These donations make it possible to award about 100 scholarships each year to students to help with travel and living expenses. Scholarships can be for a semester abroad (Fall or Spring) or for a full academic year. Applications are accepted twice a year. For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/japan-bridging-scholarships