Freeman Foundation East Asia Internship Program Scholarship

Starting from Summer 2013, Temple University and Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) offers a number of scholarships of up to $3,000 to qualified students to participate in the TUJ internship program. This scholarship is supported by a grant from the Freeman Foundation, which aims to increase the number of US undergraduate and graduate students pursuing internships in East and Southeast Asia.

If you have any questions, contact us.

Who can apply?

Students who meet the criteria below are eligible to apply.

  • US citizen
  • Intend to register for a credit internship through TUJ's internship program
  • Meet the credit internship program's eligibility requirements

If you are a student who will be attending TUJ via the study abroad program of the Main Campus, and wishes to apply for the Freeman Scholarship, please contact Education Abroad and Overseas Office at the Main Campus. More information about Freeman Scholarship eligibility and the application process for study abroad students can be found here.

Application Process

For TUJ Students

Students who intend to register for a credit internship must attend an Internship Information Session held by the TUJ Career Development Office in the semester before the internship. The information session will explain the process of applying for an internship opportunity.

The Freeman Scholarship application will be available online on Blackboard (go Career Development Office > Internships). Please note that the scholarship application requires one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or supervisor, so begin your preparations early.

You must submit both the internship application and the Freeman Scholarship application by the internship application deadline to be considered for the scholarship.

Summer 2016 application schedule

Application available
Friday, March 11, 2016 (Application packet will also be available from this day)
Application deadline
Friday, April 22, 2016 by 17:00

For Study Abroad Students

Please contact Education Abroad and Overseas Office at the Main Campus for more information. More information about Freeman Scholarship eligibility and the application process for study abroad students can be found here.

Note: above application schedule only applies to TUJ students, and not for Study Abroad students.