The Dr. C.F. Koo and Cecilia Koo Fellowships in East Asian Studies have been established at Berkeley’s Institute of East Asian Studies to honor outstanding graduate students in East Asian studies, as demonstrated by their academic record and by the submission of an original research paper.

For 2019, two fellowships of $11,000 will be awarded. Students must first be nominated by a Berkeley faculty member, then will be invited to submit applications.


  • Faculty nomination: Friday, March 1, 2019, 5 pm
  • Student’s application: Monday, April 1, 2019, 5 pm

For more information and to apply, see the East Asian Studies website.