Student Funding

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The Liu Institute is pleased to offer funding to both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Notre Dame for both research initiatives and student-led organizations that support the Institute's mission of increasing the understanding of Asia at the University.

Students may apply for funding to support Asia-related cultural events hosted by student-led organizations. Students at the undergraduate and graduate levels may also apply for individual funding for research projects, educational travel and language-related study abroad programs.

Grants Travel policy: 

In accordance with the current University travel policy effective August 21, 2021, grant proposals that include international travel must have advance approval from a vice president or dean. All international travel must be registered. Questions regarding this and other COVID-19 related policies should be directed to

In an effort to encourage scholarly engagement and promote Asian Studies the Liu Institute is happy to support creative ways for students to conduct research and engage with Asia on a one-on-one basis. This may include completing a remote research project, presenting at a conference virtually or engaging with Asia in a way that doess not require travel. Please contact academic advisor Alexander Hsu at to discuss a project idea!