Princeton in Asia (PiA) is an independent non-profit organization affiliated with and located on-campus at Princeton University. Founded by Princeton students in 1898, the program fosters mutual appreciation and cross-cultural understanding between the United States and Asia through immersive work fellowships in host organizations and communities. PiA aims to contribute to building a world where individuals share a mutual appreciation and respect for the diversity of cultures and perspectives and cultivates life-long bridges to Asia. The fellowship program offers Fellows a change in perspective, a job that matters and a community for life.
Value: An immersive, paid work opportunity at a host organization in Asia; A local stipend paid by the host organization; Reimbursements for expenses associated with processing visa and work permit applications in the United States; Health and safety resources; Language grants; Assistance in student loan deferments
Eligibility: You must have your bachelor’s degree by July 1 of the application year. People with advanced degrees (Master’s only, no PhDs), accepted, especially for non-teaching posts. However, PiA’s fellowships are geared toward recent college graduates.
Fellowship Type: Undergraduate, Alumni
Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with Fellowships Office