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Asian Studies Student Award

The Asian Studies Student Award supports study abroad, international research, internship, and co-op abroad opportunities for bachelors and masters students at Northeastern University who intend to pursue careers focusing on building relations between the United States and Asia on the basis of peace, justice, and mutual understanding. These awards can be used to partially support travel or living expenses not covered by other sources.


Eligibility: All Northeastern undergraduates and masters students in good standing are eligible. Some preference may be given to students who are enrolled in the Asian Studies major or East Asian Studies minor.

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Award Amount: Up to $2,000


Application Materials

Applications should be submitted to Hua Dong, Director, Asian Studies Program: h.dong@northeastern.edu.

Reporting Requirements

Successful applicants will submit a two-page, mid-year report and a two-page, final report to the CSSH Dean’s Office and the Asian Studies Program Director. Reporting grids will be sent to successful applicants with instructions and due dates. Mid-year and final reports will be submitted to her electronically via email.


The Asian Studies Student Award Committee will give preference to students who have not received this award previously.

This award is made possible by the Hong Liu Asian Studies Fund.

East Meets West

With an award funded by alumna Hong Liu (left), Patricia Gavelek, a first-year undeclared major at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, explored the language and culture of China on a Dialogue of Civilizations in the East Asian country.

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