Established in 2010 under the leadership of William M. Webster, IV ’79 on behalf of himself and other alumni and friends of John M. Evans, is a permanently endowed fund at Washington & Lee University dedicated to encouraging and enabling W&L students to take advantage of international experiences regardless of financial circumstances. Enhanced international opportunities [...]
The Luce Scholarships were established to provide future American leaders with a deeper, first-hand appreciation of Asian cultures and societies. Every year 18 American college graduates are chosen to live for ten months in East and Southeast Asia and to work with fellow professionals there. The Luce Scholars program is not for Asian specialists or for those who have already lived for some time in Asia; instead, it offers a cultural and experiential opportunity to those with career interests outside of Asian studies who might not otherwise live or work in East Asia. The Luce program operates throughout most of East and Southeast Asia. It is appropriate for a candidate to express a preference for a particular country, but candidates cannot be guaranteed their first choice. The Foundation then seeks out a firm or institution where the scholar can work and provides a significant monthly stipend, cost of living and housing allowances, plus air fare to Asia.
The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations. The program also aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange at the local level by fostering ties between Japanese youth and foreign youth.
It is our goal to assist as many students as possible to attend SEASSI. To that end, most Tuition Scholarships awarded are partial reductions of the program fee. Approximately 25 Tuition Scholarships of will be offered for SEASSI 2010, which will lower the cost of tuition to $1400-1800.