The Henry Luce Foundation is delighted to offer a number of Henry Luce scholarship Programs. All of the Henry Luce Scholars should be able to demonstrate an outstanding capacity for leadership, have a record of high achievement, and have mature and clearly defined career interests with evidence of potential for professional accomplishments.
The Henry The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. The program provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for 15-18 Luce Scholars each year, and welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals in a variety of fields who have had limited exposure to Asia. The henry luce program is unique among American-Asian exchanges in that it is available for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia. Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program.
Henry Luce Scholars program typically covers all of the related expenses during the program.
Level and Area of studies
Non – degree program in any field.
Place of Study
In certain Asian countries such as; Japan, South Korea, China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia.
Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be eligible to the Henry Luce Scholar Program, applicants must meet the requirement as follow:
- Those who already have significant experience in Asia or Asian studies are not eligible for the Luce Scholars Program. However, candidates may have taken Asian language or Asia-focused courses (without majoring in Asian Studies). They are allowed to have spent up to a total of twelve weeks in countries where Luce Scholars are placed.
- Candidates must be U.S. citizens who, by July 1 of the year they enter the program, will have received at least a bachelor’s degree and will not have reached their 30th birthday.
- Another requirement is that candidates must be in physical health that will not restrict them from working in a foreign environment.
The citizens of the United States are welcome to apply this Henry Luce Scholar Program.
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.
Typically the application deadline of the Henry Luce Scholars is October on annual basis.