Funding Opportunities


Funding for Prospective Students

Merit-based fellowships awarded to incoming students. Applicants are considered for these fellowships at the time of GSAS MA Admissions Review. 


WEAI Funding Opportunities

Summer grants and fellowships provided by the WEAI to support research, unpaid internships, or language study in and/or related to East Asia. 

Interested students should submit a fellowships application form here as well as a project proposal, resume or CV, official CU transcript, at least one letter of recommendation, and any additional application materials by the date listed above. Information about specific funding opportunities is also available on the Institute's funding page.


Additional Funding Opportunities

A list of external funding opportunities beyond the WEAI and Columbia.

The GSAS offers a list of summer funding opportunities for graduate students.

Columbia University affiliates now have access to PIVOT, which curates up-to-date funding opportunities spanning all disciplines and project types, from health and medicine to humanities, law, and education, worth an estimated $49 billion.