All Duke Students

Janet B. Chiang Grant

This grant supports student projects with the goal of furthering Asian-American understanding, as well as funding need-based grants for students to study in Asia. Duke undergraduate and graduate students may apply. The award maximum is $2,500. Learn more about Janet B. Chiang, Trinity '86.

Special consideration will be given to projects connected with Asian-American relations, Asian-American cultural or legal issues and women's issues, but any project designed to meet a need and which encourages student leadership initiative will be considered. Special consideration will also be given to Asian-Americans who apply for grants to study in Asia, but all students with a demonstrated interest in the relation of Asian and American cultures are encouraged to apply for this grant.

Applications for 2020-21 will be due no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 6, 2020. The same form may be used by both graduate and undergraduate students; if applying as a graduate student, include your expected year of graduation on the same line as your major (program name). Applicants must include a basic budget and list all other sources and amounts of funding (including applications for funding).

If the application is associated with a research project involves human subjects, submit evidence that the project has been submitted for Duke Campus IRB review (submit verification if already approved or exempted). Funding will not be released until IRB approval (or exemption) is obtained. **IRB approval is not required if the application is to support language study.**

Duke University Office of Research Support

The Office of Research Support provides an extensive, on-line database of funding opportunities as a resource for the entire Duke University research community.

Non-Duke Grants

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Critical Language Scholarships

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program of the U.S. Department of State for American undergraduate and graduate students.