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Princeton in Asia Africa Latin America


Since 1898, PiA has supported the establishment and strengthening of cultural ties between the US and Asia through its fellowships. Over 165 fellows in 21 Asian countries are sponsored, performing a year of service in sectors such as education, health, international development, environmental advocacy, journalism, engineering, technology, law and business. The program places winners in employment positions specific to the sector, and assistance is available for demonstrated need. For further information on eligibility and the application process, visit Princeton in Asia for full information.


The PiAf program was established in 1999 and places approximately 46 fellows into 34 African countries for a year of service. The programs are dedicated mostly to the advancement of Africa, but also represent sectors such as agriculture & nutrition, environment & conservation, education, health & humanitarian aid and social entrepreneurship. For further information on eligibility and the application process, visit Princeton in Africa site

Latin America

The PiLA program is a non-profit that pairs young professionals seeking full-year fellowships in development work with non-profits throughout Latin America. The youngest of the service fellowship programs associated with Princeton, PiLA was established in 2002 and is now sending upwards of 30 fellows to Latin America yearly. Sectors such as microfinance & entrepreneurship, conservation, human rights, and women’s and children’s health are represented, just to name a few. For further information on eligibility and the application process, visit Princeton in Latin America site.

Students interested in applying for any of the Princeton fellowships should contact Office of Competitive Fellowships of Wheaton College at student.fellowships@wheaton.edu.