Please note that the Luce Scholars Program is not recruiting a class for 2022-23. We anticipate that the program will be back in 2023-24 and the NYU selection process for that cycle will open in Spring or Summer 2022

Deadline

Please note that the Luce Scholars Program is not recruiting a class for 2022-23. We anticipate that the program will be back in 2023-24 and the NYU selection process for that cycle will open in Spring or Summer 2022

Eligibility   Bachelor's by time of award
Duration
11 months
Website
www.hluce.org
Contact
globalawards@nyu.edu

Candidates must:

  • be less than 30 years of age
  • be a U.S. citizen
  • have received a bachelor's degree prior to the year of the grant
  • have a record of achievement, leadership ability, and a clearly defined career interest
  • have limited exposure to Asia

Outline

The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 11 months.

Application Process

The Luce Scholarship is open to senior undergraduates, graduate students and recent alumni with outstanding leadership ability, who have had limited exposure to Asia. Those specializing in Asian studies are not eligible.

Graduate Students

Graduate students are eligible to apply as long as they would not have reached their 30th birthday prior to beginning the grant.