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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. The online application is now open, and the deadline is February 12, 2015 for awards beginning in fall 2015.

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News & Events
  • Apply to the 2015 Program

    The application deadline for this program has been extended to February 12, 2015, 5:00p.m. Eastern.

  • On October 16th, IIE hosted the first CCSP Fellowship webinar, which provided an overview of the Fellowship, including timeline, eligibility, and tips for applying. We also answered questions submitted by participants.

    Watch the Oct 16th Webinar Here

  • CCSP Fellowship Webinar Session 2

    Our second session, which will cover the same information from our first webinar, will be on November 19 from 3:00 - 4:00 (EST). 

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