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Jill Kleinberg Scholarship

The Jill Kleinberg Scholarship will provide $1000 to an undergraduate for study or an internship in East Asia during the summer of 2022 or AY 2022-23. Priority will be given to students pursuing double degrees in East Asian Studies and Business or taking courses in both areas. However, any undergraduate who plans to study in East Asia during this period is eligible to apply. This award may be used in combination with other scholarships or grants.

This scholarship will award $1000 to one recipient each year until 2025.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2022. 
You will need to fill out an on-line application form that includes an application letter and a current KU Advising Report. Your letter should include the following:

  1.  the study abroad program in which you plan to enroll or the internship you will hold,
  2.  an explanation of how this program or internship fits into your academic and career goals,
  3.  a summary of your strengths as an applicant for this award,
  4.  an estimate of the total cost of your participation in the program,* and
  5.  a list of other sources of funding. 

*Itemized cost estimate include any of the following costs as applicable: All transportation, lodging, registration fees, miscellaneous Costs, and the total requested.

Before you submit an application, please make sure you have read and understand the University Travel Handbook and familiarized yourself with any COVID-related travel and/or quarantine requirements relevant to my travel destination (if applicable).

If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Ayako Mizumura,

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