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Freeman-ASIA
U.S. Student Programs
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580

Tel: +1 212.984.5346
Fax: +1 212.984.5325
Email: Freeman-ASIA@iie.org

Who Should Apply

Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Learn more about eligibility requirements


Award Benefits

A Freeman-ASIA Award provides need-based funding to assist the recipient with the cost of the study abroad program and related expenses, including airfare, basic living costs, local transportation, books, etc.

Learn more about award benefits


When to Apply

Interested students should apply to Freeman-ASIA in the academic term before their study abroad program begins.  Applications must also be endorsed by both the study abroad adviser and the financial aid adviser by the specified deadline.

Learn more about deadlines


About the Sponsor

Freeman-ASIA is sponsored by the Freeman Foundation, a private foundation with offices in Honolulu, HI. The Freeman Foundation's major objectives include strengthening the bonds of friendship between the United States and countries of East Asia. Through education and educational institutes, the Foundation hopes to develop a greater appreciation of Asian cultures, histories, and economies in the United States and a better understanding of the American people and of American institutions and purposes by the peoples of East Asia.


News & Events
  • Summer 2016 Application Deadline

    The application for summer 2016 is now open

    Student application deadline for Summer 2016 programs: March 1, 2016

    Adviser application deadline for Summer 2016 programs: March 8, 2016

  • Fall 2016 Application Deadline

    Applications for Fall and Academic Year 2016 will open in late February, 2016

    Student application deadline for Fall and Academic Year 2016 programs: April 1, 2016

    Adviser application deadline for Fall and Academic Year 2016 programs: April 7, 2016

Contact Us

Freeman-ASIA
U.S. Student Programs
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580

Tel: +1 212.984.5346
Fax: +1 212.984.5325
Email: Freeman-ASIA@iie.org

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