Please apply online at https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com.
The 2016 application cycle is now open, with a deadline of 11:30 p.m. EST on December 30, 2015. If for any reason you cannot access our online application, please email us at email@example.com for help.
Where will you go on your Blakemore adventure?
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships are awarded for one academic year of advanced level language study in East or Southeast Asia. Eligible languages are Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Burmese, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, and Vietnamese.
The Blakemore Foundation makes grants for study only at specific language programs. Please refer to the current list of approved programs.
To be eligible for a Blakemore Freeman Fellowship, an applicant must:
Superior candidates pursuing careers in fields such as STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), international business, accounting, law, medicine, journalism, architecture, teaching, social or NGO work, government service, and academia are encouraged to apply.
Please be aware that our grants are highly competitive. In recent years, we were able to fund less than 10% of applicants.
Blakemore Refresher Grants provide individuals in mid-career an opportunity to refresh their advanced Asian language skills by attending a full-time language program for a summer or semester. Refresher Grants are not a post-doctoral program; recent PhD graduates are not appropriate candidates for a Blakemore Refresher Grant.
An applicant for a Refresher Grant must be an individual in mid-career, established in academia, public service or the private sector, and a member of one of the following groups: