Watson Institute at Brown University
International and Public Affairs

Student Opportunities

KoChon Fund

public service, travel, research, conferences, internships, special projects

A permanent endowment administered by the Watson Institute, the KoChon fund is utilized for a wide variety of research and academic activities related to Korea. For undergraduates, the Institute accepts applications to advance student research interests on Korean topics, offering one to two awards per year, which include the option of pursuing field research in Korea.
Amount: Project-dependent
Eligibility: All Brown undergraduates
Application deadline: Rolling
To apply:  Learn more and apply online via UFunds


The Marla Ruzicka International Public Service Fellowship

public service, internship, research

The Marla Ruzicka International Fellowship supports the summer plans of one Brown undergraduate who displays the characteristics of compassion, determination, and selflessness in the pursuit of international human rights, post-conflict rehabilitation, or international public service in its most noble spirit, and whose summer plans reflect those traits.
Amount: Up to $4,000
Application deadline: March 31
To apply: 
Learn more and apply online via UFunds


Jack Ringer Summer in Southeast Asia Fellowship

research, internship

The Jack Ringer Summer in Southeast Asia Fellowship is made possible through the generosity of Jack Ringer '52, who served in Burma after graduating from Brown. The award supports summer travel to Southeast Asia to conduct research or work in an internship.
Amount: up to $4,000
Application deadline:
 March 31
To apply: 
Learn more and apply online via UFunds