Luce Scholars Program


The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship that offers early-career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. The program aims to forge stronger relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans to deepen their ties and understanding of the countries, cultures, and people of Asia. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for Luce Scholars each year. 



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  
  • Be a graduating senior, recent graduate, or young professional under the age of 32, or if older than 32, have received their bachelor's degree within the past three years.
  • Not have spent a significant amount of time (18 weeks or more since beginning college) in more than one of the countries where Luce Scholars are placed.

How to Apply

Apply on the Luce Scholars website.

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