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Princeton in Asia Fellowship (PiA)


Princeton in Asia fosters mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates to immersive work experiences throughout Asia. Fellows develop a life-long appreciation for and engagement in this part of the world, as well as a commitment to contributing to the communities of which they find themselves a part of after PiA.

Fellows teach in K-12 classrooms, and at the university level; they work with international and local nonprofits as well as some of Asia’s most innovative businesses and social enterprises; they write for newspapers and create content for news platforms.


140 full-year fellowships will be awarded each year

  • Stipend to cover living expenses
  • Health insurance


  • Must have obtained a bachelor’s degree before the start of the fellowship.

Qualifications for a competitive application

  • Select a fellowship from the database that matches your interest and past experience.
  • Have a strong commitment to working in a local community.
  • Be adaptable and demonstrate this quality in your application.
  • Demonstrate a belief in international exchange, and the power of cross cultural experiences.

Important Dates

  • Campus Deadline: October 20th
  • National Deadline: November 2nd