For additional information, please visit the Towson University Career Center.
Careers for Asian Studies majors include those in international business, journalism, government service, education, law, and others. As a first or second major or as a minor, Asian Studies can open up new possibilities by demonstrating knowledge and familiarity with the region’s peoples, languages, histories, and cultures.
Students planning to undertake an internship related to Asia may be eligible to receive course credit. Those interested should e-mail the Director, Dr. Ropers (hropers AT_TOWSON before commencing the internship.
External Scholarships & Fellowships
There are a variety of scholarships available for students pursuing Asian Studies, especially for students undertaking a semester or year abroad or who are looking to study underrepresented Asian languages. It is vital that students plan ahead when going abroad since the deadlines for scholarships vary and may be due many months before actually intending to depart. The TU Study Abroad Website [[https://www.towson.edu/academics/international/abroad/scholarships.html]] is a good place to start, with a list of some relevant scholarships that are specific to Asia listed below.
Boren Fellowships: https://www.borenawards.org/fellowships/boren-fellowship-basics
List of Study Abroad Scholarships for Japan (via AATJ) https://www.aatj.org/studyabroad/financial-aid
Critical Language Scholarship Program: http://clscholarship.org
U.S.-Japan Council Toshizo Watanabe Scholarship: http://www.usjapancouncil.org/watanabe_scholarship
Freeman-ASIA Scholarship: https://www.iie.org/programs/freeman-asia