Blakemore Freeman Fellowships

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia. Eligible languages are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Vietnamese. http://www.blakemorefoundation.org/language.html

The Blakemore Foundation makes grants for study only at specific language programs. Please refer to the current list of approved programs.

To be eligible for a Blakemore Freeman Fellowship, an applicant must:
Be pursuing a professional, business, technical or academic career that involves the regular use of a modern East or Southeast Asian language.
By the start of the grant, have a college undergraduate degree.
Be at or near an advanced level in the language. The minimum requirement is three years of study of the language at the college level, either through classes taken in university or in combination with study-abroad language programs
Be able to devote oneself exclusively to full-time intensive language study during the term of the grant. Grants are not made for part-time study or research.
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as academia, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, and government service are encouraged to apply.

Please be aware that our grants are highly competitive. In recent years, we were able to fund less than 10% of applicants.

Applications for language grants for the 2018/2019 academic year open July 1, 2017

The grant application cycle begins July 1, 2017 with a deadline of 11:30 p.m. EST on December 30, 2017. 

Application forms are filled out online at https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com.
Please feel free to email us at contactus@blakemorefoundation.org if you have any questions.



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