Columbia University

Columbia University

Columbia University

  • Columbia University
  • Weatherhead East Asian Institute, International Affairs Building
    MC 3333, 420 West 118th Street, 9th floor, New York, NY 10027 USA
  • Telephone: +1-212-854-2592
  • Facsimile: +1-212-749-1497

Local Name of Sylff Program

The Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund Program of Columbia University

  • Program Description

    The objective of the Program is to support the education of graduate students concentrating in the study of the Asia Pacific region and Inner Asia at the University. This is done by awarding fellowships to students with high potential for leadership in national, regional and international affairs, and in public life as well as in private endeavors. The fellowships are open to students enrolled in master’s and/or doctoral degree programs in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Teachers College, as well as in the professional schools of business, international and public affairs, social work, law and journalism. Master’s students are eligible for summer awards and doctoral students are eligible for both summer awards and academic year awards.

    *For details and updates, please refer to the Sylff institution's website listed above.

  • year endowed


  • steering committee

    Prof. Eugenia Lean
    Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute

    Contact Person
    Ms. Nicole Vartanian, Executive Director
    Ms. Vanessa C. Giardino, Senior Coordinator

  • others

    Columbia University Sylff Fellows Association―CUSFA


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