Skip to main content


The East Asia Program (EAP) offers several categories of fellowships and grants to support student and faculty research and study related to East Asia.

Applications for summer and programs for the next academic year (e.g. fellowships) generally have a February deadline. 

A fellowship is an arrangement in which financial support is given to a graduate student to pursue his or her degree without obligation on the part of the student to engage in teaching. Fellowships are generally merit-based awards intended to support a student with full-time enrollment in field research or a course of study at Cornell. 

EAP offers research travel grants that supplement the Einaudi International Research Travel competition, with support for graduate student research travel in East Asia. EAP travel grants will pay for fieldwork expenses such as lodging, travel within the research country, and research costs, while the Einaudi International Research Travel Grant will only cover international airfare. 

The East Asian Language Study Grant is the only undergraduate funding opportunity offered by EAP.

EAP also offers small amounts of funding for cosponsorship of student organizations on campus to hold events featuring cultures of East Asia.

We're looking for graduate students to join the Einaudi Center's vital work on global racial justice.

Conduct your international field research with a $10,000 award to support fieldwork expenses.

The Department of Asian Studies provides opportunities to spend part of winter break or a summer in

The Einaudi Center’s Global Public Voices advocacy initiative promotes Cornell faculty’s public engagement on campus, in national debates, and around the world.
The Einaudi Center's faculty seed grant program advances international research and education at Cornell and supports international activities and events.
The CCC-EAP Research Fund will support Cornell faculty research from any field of study on the mainland of China, Hong Kong, Macao, or Taiwan leading to greater understanding of Chinese peoples, cu
Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources.
Eligibility The language study grant is open to Cornell graduate and undergraduate students.
As a major conduit of graduate support, EAP offers the following area studies fellowships to Cornell graduate students whose work has an East Asia focus:
Do you need to travel internationally for your short-term research or field work? The Einaudi Center sponsors academic travel for individual Cornell graduate students and professional students. If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to your dissertation or thesis research—or for other academic experiences in the international arena—Einaudi can help you get there.