Princeton in Asia

For graduating seniors and recent graduates; PiA arranges year-long fellowships and internships with Asian host organizations that contribute to important global issues at the local level: education, public health, environmental sustainability, access to information/media, economic development and social justice. Fellowships are the means of fostering person-to-person diplomacy, enhancing mutual understanding, contributing to communities with unmet needs and providing transformative experiences for fellows and host communities.

If you are eligible and interested in applying, please watch the video below, read the process timeline, and fill out the interest form.

Link to Official Website

Virtual Info Session:


Process Timeline:


Date Events
12:00 PM, October 31st, 2020

National Application Deadline

November 25th, 2020 Students receive confirmation of completed application
December 2020 Selected applicants are notified of interview date and time 
January 18-19, 2021 Selected applicants to interview in Evanston, IL
March-May, 2021 Finalization of positions. Upon receipt of an official fellowship offer, candidates must make a commitment within 4 calendar days to accept the position and to follow through on related commitments if accepted by the host.
April 24-26, 2021 TEFL certification course at Princeton University. TEFL training starts on Friday evening and ends on Sunday evening. All Fellows in teaching positions must attend TEFL.
May 15-18, 2021 Orientation at Princeton University.
May-September 2021 New Fellows leave for Asia. Date of departure depends upon the country and employing PiA partner organization.


Link to Interest Form