Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. Applicants must be pursuing careers using of one of the eight approved modern East/Southeast Asian languages and be at or near advanced language level.
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Offered at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai. In these programs, people who need Japanese-language ability for their particular vocational or academic purpose are invited from abroad to the institute for training in the Japanese language under curriculae specifically designed for each different vocational or academic specialty.
Critical Language Scholarships support intensive overseas study in the critically needed foreign languages: Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. Programs range from 8 weeks to 11 weeks.
Graduate students applying for Boren Fellowships for overseas research and language training can receive additional funding for domestic or overseas language study in African languages and French prior to the start of their award period.
The Hogan Fellowship of up to $4,000 is intended to promote research in foreign language sources by graduate students. Applicants must be graduate students researching some aspect of U.S. foreign relations history. Membership in SHAFR is required.
CASA offers a 12-month intensive Arabic language and culture program. These programs include up to a year of study as well as program sponsored tours and trips.