of Hawai‘i at Manoa School of Pacific and Asian
Studies offers a number of scholarships
and financial-aid opportunities for graduate students,
many of which are available to students in Korean
studies. Complete descriptions of these awards can
be found at http://www.hawaii.edu/shaps/asia/aid_grad.html.
Pacific-Asian Scholarships, administered
through the Asian Studies program and funded by
the Graduate Division of the University of Hawai‘i
at Manoa, consist of payment of two semesters’
tuition. Students are nominated by each area center
and then awarded by Asian Studies in late spring
for the next academic year.
- Tuition waivers
are available for a limited number of graduate students.
They are granted on a two-semester basis and cover
tuition only for resident or nonresident classified
students. They are awarded primarily on the basis
of need and academic performance. Area centers nominate
their respective students for tuition waivers.
- Asian Pacific Tuition
Differential Exemptions may be granted to
students from selected countries, including Korea,
who are enrolled as regular graduate students. These
awards exempt the student from paying out-of-state
tuition. Unclassified or special students are not
eligible for these awards.
- Graduate Assistantships
for two teaching assistants in the Asian Studies
Program are currently available for each academic
year. The award includes a tuition waiver and a
stipend for a nine-month appointment. Applicants
must be enrolled in the Asian Studies M.A. program.
The application deadline is February 1.
- National Security
Education Program fellowships enable outstanding
U.S. graduate students (U.S. citizenship is required)
to pursue specialization in area and language study
or to add an important international dimension to
their education. Area and Language Studies Doctoral
Fellowships award up to $2,000 per semester to doctoral-track
students with area and language specializations.
Graduate Enhancement Fellowships award up to $10,000
per semester to graduate students for overseas study.
Deadline: Early November
- James Shigeta Scholarship
in Asian Studies cover tuition costs for
one academic year for graduate students or undergraduates
in Asian studies at the University of Hawai‘i
at Manoa. Some consideration for financial need
is given in the selection process. Application deadline
is March 1.
- The Japan Travel Bureau
Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship
established to promote understanding between peoples
and nations through higher education. A candidate
must be a full-time classified UHM graduate student
or upperclass undergraduate interested in international
relations or cross-cultural studies. Application
deadline is March 1.
More Information and application materials for these
awards may be obtained from the SPAS Office of Student
Academic Services, 315 Moore Hall.