The Harvard Summer School offers multiple summer study abroad programs in the region every year. Please refer to the HSS website for a full listing. You can view a list of pre-approved non-Harvard summer study abroad programs at the OIE website. Funding for both sets of programs is available through the Office of Career Services


Multi-Country/Comparative Projects

  • Asia Center Undergraduate Summer Research Grants: Provides support for research during the summer on projects that look at the countries of East, South, and Southeast Asia comparatively or explore the relations among Asian countries. Apply via CARAT. Deadline February 3, 2020.
  • Luce Scholars Program in Asia: Provides a monthly stipend and travel/insurance expenses for US citizens under 30 to pursue immersed living and working experiences in Asia. Deadline October 11, 2019.
  • Princeton In Asia: Year-long fellowship that sponsors 150 fellowships and internships in 21 countries for annually to provide transformative service-oriented experiences (recent graduates from North American Universities eligible). Deadline October 31, 2019.
  • Summer Language GrantsSupport for students and student groups interested in language study in China and Taiwan. Apply via CARAT.





South Asia

  • South Asia Institute (SAI) Internship Grants: Support for January or summer student internships with companies in South Asia. Apply via CARAT.
  • SAI Research Grants: Support for students pursuing field research related to a thesis conducted in January or summer. Apply via CARAT.
  • SAI Language Study Grants: Support for students pursuing intensive study of a South Asian language in January or summer. Apply via CARAT.
  • Seed for Change Competition: Prizes awarded to interdisciplinary student projects that positively impact societal, economic, and environmental issues in India and Pakistan. Check for new deadlines in early 2020.