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Luce Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED

Deadline EXTENDED! Monday, May 1 at 5 pm HST

Luce Foundation Undergraduate Fellowships are available for Academic year 2017-18 at UHM. Eligible languages offered at UHM include Cambodian (Khmer), Tagalog, Ilokano, Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese. The scholarships are funded by a grant from Henry Luce Foundation for the advancement of studies of Southeast Asia and are made available via the Dean of the School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS).


  • The fellowships are for first-year language study; applicants do not need prior Southeast Asian language experience.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
  • Applicants must be full-time, classified undergraduate students at UH Mānoa at the time of the application.
  • Applicants must have or intend to declare a major or minor in Asian Studies (SEA focus) or a related field and demonstrate a commitment to the study of Southeast Asia.

Fellowship amount: $6,500 for the academic year ($3,250 per semester).

Application deadline: May 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM HST

For more information, and the application and reference forms, please see the Luce Fellowship overview page.