The Blakemore Foundation was established in 1990 by Thomas and Frances Blakemore to encourage the advanced study of Asian languages and to improve the understanding of Asian fine arts in the United States.
- Blakemore Freeman Fellowships
- Blakemore Refresher Grants
Grants are highly competitive. In 2009, they were able to fund less than 6% of applicants.
Blakemore language grants are awarded for the study of the principal modern languages of East and Southeast Asia. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Khmer, Burmese.
Consideration will be given to other East or Southeast Asian languages on an individual basis. Grants will not be made for the study of Asian languages not in current use.
The next deadline for applications is December 30, 2021.