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J. Yang Scholarships for 2020-2021

Deadline extended (new opportunity): June 8, 2020

The UCLA Asia Pacific Center offers the J. Yang Scholarship for new or continuing students across the divisions of the College of Letters and Science and professional schools. Eligible applicants must have completed their high school or undergraduate education in Taiwan.

New or continuing graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs may apply for academic-year 2020-2021 awards to cover whole or partial non-resident tuition (NRST), in-state tuition, living stipend, or research expenses.

New students entering UCLA in fall 2020: Please email the Asia Pacific Center at asia@international.ucla.edu. Include your name, UCLA department, and the name of your department's student advisor. We will request your application materials from the UCLA department and you do not need to submit new materials or recommendations through our online application.

Continuing UCLA students: Please submit your application online at the link below. File uploads are currently disabled in the application. Email the three file attachments requested (proposal, transcript, and CV) to asia@international.ucla.edu and we will add them to your file.

Application materials include:

  • Proposal of 1-2 pages in length. This should include your specific area of research and plans for the 2020-2021 academic year, such as completing coursework, domestic or overseas research that includes data collection and analysis, dissertation writing, etc. Also indicate the types of expenses that you expect to support with this funding.
  • Unofficial UCLA transcript or most recent university transcript (minimum GPA of 3.0 required)
  • CV
  • Amount requested
  • Other sources of funding (internal or external fellowship, TA or GSR appointment, etc.) during the award period
  • One faculty letter of recommendation

Apply for the J. Yang Scholarship 2020-2021 (application for continuing UCLA students)

Application deadline: June 8, 2020
The deadline has been extended by one additional week due to technical issues with the application form.

The Asia Pacific Center is grateful to the J. Yang and Family Foundation for its generous funding of these awards.


For more info please contact:
Asia Pacific Center

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Published: Tuesday, May 5, 2020