Undergraduate Asian Studies Internship Award (U-ASIA)  


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The Chao Center for Asian Studies supports continuing Asian Studies majors pursuing internships. This support is made possible by a grant from the US Department of Education, Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) program {Grant ID #P016A 160003}.


  1. SUMMER INTERNSHIP: Funding, not to exceed $3,500, is available for up to five (5) Asian Studies majors for summer internships in any location in Asia. Recipients are required to submit a report or presentation at the beginning of the semester immediately following completion of the funded summer internship.
  2. FALL/SPRING INTERNSHIP: Funding, not to exceed $2,000, is available for up to five (5) Asian Studies majors for academic year internships at any organization or business related to, affiliated with, operated by, or inspired by Asia and/or Asian America in the Houston area.


DEADLINE

Applications are accepted and awarded on a rolling basis.


WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Only Asian Studies majors, not in their final semester, are eligible to apply. Please note that, since the grant is from the federal government, the student-grantee must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Submit the following to sonia.ryang@rice.edu.

 

1.     ONE PDF containing the following:

a.     A completed UISFL-funded Internship Program Information Sheet, available for download here.

b.     A one-page outline of your budget, including a list of other sources of funding for which you have applied or will apply

c.     An unofficial copy of your Rice University transcript

d.     A one- or two-page resume

 

Inquiries about U-ASIA can be directed to Dr. Sonia Ryang, sonia.ryang@rice.edu.

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