Application Details

Applications for 2021 will open early in the new year.
Summer up to $3000, Semester/Quarter up to $5000, Academic Year up to $7000

Can be used for

8 weeks


Permanent Resident, U.S. Citizen
First-Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore

Must have financial need and little or no previous experience in the country in which s/he plans to study. Applicants must also have at least one semester or quarter remaining following the completion of their program abroad. Note that for summer programs, the minimum is 8 weeks, for quarter programs the minimum is 10 weeks, and for semester programs the minimum is 12 weeks. Students may also apply for the academic year.


Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) is designed to support U.S.-based undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program’s goal is to increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents with first-hand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.


Institute of International Education (IIE)

Steven Dale
+1 212 984 5346
Wednesday, June 17, 2020