CEAS Research Funding

Student Research Funding

[Closed] Call for Applications 

Please look back during the 2023-2024 school year for an updated call for applications.

CEAS is pleased to offer research funding to graduate and advanced undergraduate students in good standing for research related to East Asia. These awards may be used for research experience within the U.S. or overseas, pending filing all proper travel authorizations/ UA permissions.   

Application deadline: Friday, May 12, 2023 at 5PM Tucson time 


  • Currently enrolled University of Arizona rising seniors (for AY 2023-2024), and graduate students. 

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA 

Award specifics: 

  • Amount: $1000 (possibly up to $1500) 

  • To be used during Fall and Winter of 2023 

  • The research funds could be used for domestic and/or international travel, pending filing all proper travel authorizations/ UA permissions.  

For required documents and the access to application portal, please download and follow the instructions carefully: 

Howe Yang

Department: School of Art
Major: Art and Visual Culture Education
Research Project: The Relinquishment of Teacher’s Power in the East Asian Art Classroom

Yi Liu

Department: East Asian Studies
Major: Chinese Buddhism
Research Project: Between Knowledge and Praxis: Narrating Buddhist Realms in the Twelfth-century Mingzhou