Foundations

Freeman-ASIA Awards Program
Supported by the Freeman Foundation and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE), this program is designed to support American undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. Since the launch of the program in 2000, Freeman-ASIA has supported over 4,000 U.S. undergraduates with their study abroad plans in East and Southeast Asia.
NSF-East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)
EAPSI provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering: 1) first-hand research experience in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science and science policy infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) orientation to the society, culture and language. The primary goals of EAPSI are to introduce students to East Asia and Pacific science and engineering in the context of a research setting, and to help students initiate scientific relationships that will better enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts. The institutes last approximately eight weeks from June to August.
Weatherhead Foundation - East Asian Institute at Columbia University
Sponsored by enhanced support from an endowment created by The Weatherhead Foundation, Columbia University's East Asian Institute (EAI) gives postdoctoral fellowships, visiting professorships, a faculty research program, graduate training grants, student internships, a resident fellows program, and symposiums and workshops. The endowment will also support graduate fellowships for students pursuing advanced degrees in East Asian-related fields. Since its inception, the endowment created by the Weatherhead Foundation has risen in value to more than $18 million.
John Templeton Foundation - The Empirical Study of Religions in China
This 2-year grant awarding $1,729,708 will generate groundbreaking scholarship and build a new field of empirical research on religion in contemporary China. The emphasis will be on enabling Chinese scholars to do the primary research.
台湾蒋经国国际学术交流基金会
Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
 
香港中文大学-蒋经国基金会
The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation
Asia-Pacific Center for Chinese Studies (APC)
Established in January 2006 and funded by a donation from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange and a grant from the University. The APC is established to promote Chinese Studies in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, as well as within and beyond the Asia-Pacific region. The APC is the third overseas Chinese Studies centre of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, and also its first centre in the Asia-Pacific region.
Henry Luce Foundation
51 Madison Ave. 30th Floor
New York, NY 10010
phone: 212.489.7700
fax: 212.581.9541
email: hlf1@hluce.org
Established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time Inc., to honor his parents who were missionary educators in China. The Luce Foundation pursues its mission today through a series of grant-making programs.
Specifically, the Asia Program of the Luce Foundation: http://www.hluce.org/asiarespongrant.aspx
Rockefeller Foundation
Large amount of grants given to various Chinese institutions and research related to China. (for example:grants involving China)
Ford Foundation
 
MacArthur Foundation
The Foundation makes grants and loans through four programs. The Program on Global Security and Sustainability focuses on international issues. The Program on Human and Community Development addresses issues in the United States. The General Program supports public interest media. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards five-year, unrestricted fellowships to individuals across all ages and fields who show exceptional merit and promise of continued creative work. It is limited to U.S. citizens and residents.