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Asia Program Scholarships and Awards

India Research Scholarship

Application Deadline

April 1

A minimum of $500 will be awarded for the following academic year.

Eligibility and Guidelines
  1. Sophomore or junior standing in any major.
  2. Must have taken one course out of ASIA/HISTORY 270, 370, or ASIA/PHIL 314, or the equivalent.
  3. Research project must focus on India, but can be in any field: social sciences, arts, humanities, science, education, business, agriculture, engineering, architecture, etc.
  4. Application: submit a two-page project description, a letter of support from the faculty director for your project, and a copy of your transcript to the Asia Program director in Wilson-Short Hall 339, or to the staff in Wilson-Short Hall 301. If applying by mail, send to: Asia Program, Washington State University, P.O. Box 644030, Pullman, WA 99164-4030.
  5. Questions? Call 509-335-4622, or email

Note: Funding for this research scholarship has been generously endowed by the Indian American Education Foundation.

Past Recipients
  • 2015:¬†Braydon Gemar
  • 2006: Samantha Swenson, Natalie Smith
  • 2005: Rita Pearce
  • 2004: Krista Hakeman, Kathleen Clayton
  • 2003: Natasha Jaksich
  • 2002: Erika Kroll