[gradfellowships-l] Luce Scholars Program – The Henry Luce Foundation

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship that aims to forge stronger relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans to deepen their ties and understa nding of the countries, cultures, and people of Asia. The Foundation will choose 15-18 Luce Scholars to embark on a year in Asia, during which time they will be provided with a stipend, intensive language training, an individualized professional work placement relevant to their interests, and regular meetings with support staff and the full cohort.

Open to all fields. Except Asian Studies.

Prospective Graduate Students. Current Graduate Students.


Open only to U.S. citizens.


Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates may be graduating seniors, recent graduates, or young professionals under the age of 32 or, no more than three years out from receiving bachelor’s degree. Candidates who have majored in Asian Studies are now eligible to apply. Candidates who have spent 18 weeks or more (since beginning college) in one of the countries where we place Luce Scholars are eligible to apply to be placed in a country where they do not have significant experience. Written application 2 Letters or Recommendation Transcripts 1-3 Minute Video


Awards provide travel, medical insurance, and living expenses.


10/16/2023            Campus Deadline


Henry Luce Foundation

51 Madison Avenue, 30th Floor

New York, NY 10010