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IIE is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA), made possible by generous support from the Freeman Foundation. Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad. 

Summer 2017 Student Deadline: March 1, 2017

Fall/Academic Year 2017 Student Deadline: April 4, 2017 (application opens in February)

  1. Review the Freeman-ASIA eligibility requirements to ensure they meet all the requirements to apply.
  2. Identify a Study Abroad Program in East or Southeast Asia that qualifies them for a Freeman-ASIA Award.
  3. Register for the application (available in February)Complete the on-line Freeman-ASIA Application by the Student Deadline.
  4. Schedule an appointment to meet with Tracey Holland, Interim Director of International Programs by calling x5260. 
  5. Contact the Financial Aid Office to inform them that you are applying for this fellowship as they will have to verify your financial aid as part of the application process. 
  6. Follow up to ensure that both advisers have received your Freeman-ASIA Application Endorsement Request E-mail.