What is the Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship?
The Confucius China Studies Program Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship provides generous funding and support for qualified students who wish to pursue doctoral research in China. Funding awards range from six months to two years. Students from a wide range of academic areas focusing on China are encouraged to apply.
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Who should apply?
Students currently enrolled in a China-focused doctoral program at a U.S. institution are eligible to apply for the fellowship. We welcome applications from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds in the Humanities, Arts, Education, and Social Sciences.
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What is included?
Recipients of the fellowship will receive generous financial support throughout the duration of their grant in China. The award amount covers a living stipend, a research stipend, a travel allowance, and a pre-departure orientation.
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When can I apply?
Students enrolled in doctoral programs at U.S. universities must apply through IIE. Applications for 2015 have closed. Online applications for 2016 will open in the fall.
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