Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of full-time, intensive language
study at the advanced level in East or Southeast Asia in approved language programs. For grants to be
awarded in spring 2017, study must start between June 2017 and May 2018.
Grants are highly competitive. In recent years we have been able to fund less than 10% of applicants.
o A focused, well-defined career objective involving Asia in which regular use of the language is
an important aspect
o The potential to make a significant contribution to a field of study or area of professional or
business activity in an Asian country
o Prior experience in the Asian country or involvement or participation in activities related to the
o Good academic, professional or business background, appropriate to the career program
Blakemore Freeman Fellows are expected to remain in the study country during the entire period of their grant, except in the event of an emergency, required visa renewal travel or for absences approved in advance by the Foundation. Therefore, a Blakemore Freeman Fellow should not plan to return to the United States for Christmas or other holiday periods.
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