​​Wasaburo Fujimiya Study Abroad Scholarship

Mr. Wasaburo Fujimiya is a 1966 CMU alum and the representative director of Hugle Electronics, Inc. in Japan and Korea. Mr. Fujimiya wishes to support CMU students pursuing their education overseas and international students studying at CMU.​

Award given annually to a student who chooses to study in one of CMU's Japanese or East Asian exchange partner program universities and/or students from one of these exchange program universities studying at CMU.​

  • Undergraduate or graduate student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Approved through the Office of Study Abroad
  • Enrolled full time at the time of the award and during the term of the study abroad
  • Preference given to students with financial need as determined by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid​
Deadline: October 31 (for spring semester) & March 30 (for summer & fall semesters)
Award Amount: Up to $1,500

Japan Center Scholarships

Japan Center Scholarships for study in Hikone: $1500/semester; $1800/summer

Kendall W. Folkert Memorial Endowment

Scholarship awarded to students pursuing South or East Asia studies.

  • Seniors: must be admitted to a graduate program in South or East Asia studies
  • Undergraduates: must be pursuing work in South or East Asia studies through a study abroad program
  • Preference is given to those engaged in study of culture and to those with better academic records

Deadline: April
Award Amount: $1,500 - $2,000

Visit the Religion Program's scholarship website


Gabriel Chien Memorial Scholarship

Gabriel ChienThe Gabriel Chien Memorial Fund was created to honor the memory of history professor Gabriel Chien. The award encourages students to look at the world from a global and historical perspective, which was Dr. Chien's lifelong commitment.

The scholarship is awarded annually to one student who demonstrates an interest in global and historical perspectives through a written essay.

  • Applicant must submit a written essay that focuses on an aspect of Chinese culture, Sino-American relations, or a comparative study of China
  • Preference given to students enrolled in a department within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • Paper should be no longer than 10 pages

Deadline: May 3, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
Award Amount: $1,000