Scholarships

Scholarship Information is always a work in progress.  Please note that sources are not reviewed nor confirmed by the Chinese Studies Program. Always exercise caution when sharing your information, you are responsible for researching the legitimacy of the information provided below. Contact ChineseStudies@ucsd.edu for more scholarship options.

East-West Center Fellowships for the 2017 Academic Year

We are pleased to announce the following opportunities for study and scholarships at the East-West Center (EWC) for the 2017 academic year. For fifty-six years, East-West Center student participants have developed lifelong relationships and a powerful sense of community with others who share an interest in and commitment to the Asia Pacific region. Graduate students from 46 countries, Hawai‘i and across the United States live in residence at the East-West Center while studying at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. To learn more about this amazing opporutnity please visit their website: East-West Center Student Programs

2017 Taiwan Fellowship

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is accepting applications until July 15, 2016.The Taiwan Fellowship is awarded to foreign affairs experts and scholars interested in conducting research at Taiwanese academic institutions in areas related to Taiwan, mainland China, cross-strait relations, Chinese studies, or the Asia-Pacific region as a whole.  Recipients will be granted round-trip air fare to Taiwan and a monthly stipend for a term of 3 to 12 months.

Applicants who reside and study in southern California, Arizona and New Mexico may submit their applications online and mail a copy of all documents of application to Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles(TECO-LA, mailing address: 3731 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA90010). For more details on the Taiwan Fellowship, including eligibility, air tickets subsidy and monthly stipend, duration of research in Taiwan once awarded, and the application process, please visit: http://taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw

For inquiries to TECO-LA, please send your email to: info@tecola.org or contact the office at: Tel: 213-389-1215 ext.122

The 2015 Taiwan Fellowship for Research During 2016

Foreign nationals who are professors, associate professors, assistant professors, post-doctoral researchers, doctoral candidates or doctoral program students at related departments of overseas universities, or research fellows at an equivalent level in academic institutions abroad are eligible. As well as candidates recommended by ROC (Taiwan) overseas missions with a field of study on Taiwan's foreign relations or cross-strait relations. The deadline to apply is June 30th. To learn more about this and many other grants and fellowships visit: http://www.moetwdc.org/English/index.html or contact the Education Division, Taipei Economic & Cultural Representative Office at (202) 895-1916. (Posted 6/8/2014)

Department of State Critical Languages Scholarship

Teach for China

There are numerous opportunities to teach English in China. Teach for China is seeking future educators to a 2-year teaching fellowship and leadership program to recent American and Chinese graduates to work in rural China. A worldwide movement to encourage travel and study in China is being promoted. To learn more about Teach for China offers please visit: http://www.tfchina.org/. You can also call (856) 505-7611 for more information. (Posted 8/7/2014) The 100,000 Strong Foundation

100,000 Strong Foundation

The 100,000 Strong Foundation’s mission is to strengthen US-China relations through Mandarin language learning and study abroad.  The Foundation is leading a national movement to ensure that the next generation of Americans is equipped to engage effectively with China. This effort is called http://100kstrong.org/(Posted 8/19/2014)

Scholarships from the Chinese Government

Click on http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/noticeen.html to learn more about a study abroad scholarship opportunity from the Chinese Government. Applicants will need to provide a copy of your highest diploma (in English and Chinese), a transcript (in English and Chinese), a study plan proposal and two letters of recommendation from professors or associate professors. Numerous documents need to be submitted to qualify including a CD of your performance if you are seeking to study music in China, a Foreigner Physical Examination Form (available on the CSC website at http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/, HSK certificate if applicable and more. (Posted 8/18/2014)

Scholarship to Summer Study Intensive Chinese or Japanese at Washington University in St. Louis

The ALLEX Foundation (Alliance for Language Learning & Education Exchange) offers scholarships to the WUSTL-ALLEX Intensive Chinese and Japanese Institute. This seven week intensive summer course beginning level classes in Japanese and/or Chinese at Washington University. This course isn't just about learning the language it is about successfully functioning in Chinese or Japanese culture. A limited number of scholarships are available each summer. Go to http://www.allex.org/summer-chinese-or-japanese/ to learn more or to review other ALLEX opportunities click on http://www.allex.org/. For more information you can also call (607) 218-2130. (Posted 7/8/2014)

Department of State Critical Languages Scholarship

The Coca Cola Fund for Summer Study in China via Columbia University

20 need-based scholarships are available through Columbia University's Office of Global Programs to study and/or internship in BEIJING and SHANGHAI. For more information click on the hyperlinks or call 212-854-2559 or email ogp@columbia.edu.

Taiwan Scholarships offered by the Ministry of Education are available

Information about the HueaYu Enrichment Scholarships (HES) can be located on http://www.tw.org/scholarships/. The deadline is usually in late March. This particular opportunity is not available to Chinese or Taiwanese born nationals. However, there are Overseas Chinese Student Scholarships at www.ocac.gov.tw/english/index.asp. Should you have any questions please contact the Cultural Division Director at CDLA@tw.org or (213) 385-0512.

Boren Awards for International Study

Go to Boren Awards for undergraduate scholarship opportunities.

The San Diego Foundation Grants & Scholarships

Visit http://www.sdfoundation.com/GrantsScholarships/Scholarships.aspx to learn more about next academic year's opportunities. You may qualify for the Helm Family Scholarship for STEM undergrads, the Qualcomm San Diego STEM Scholarship, the Reuben H. Fleet Memorial Scholarship for pursuits in science, engineering or math, the STEP UP Scholarship for future teachers, the Weissbuch Family Scholarship and many more options.

The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) in Taiwan is offering Research Grants

To learn more about funding from CCS go to http://ccs.ncl.edu.tw for the Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies or the Taiwan Fellowship at http://taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw. For more information, you can email ccsgrant@ncl.edu.tw or twfellowship@ncl.edu.tw. The deadline for this grant is usually in late May. The research grant is designed for foreign professors, associate professors, assistant professors and doctoral candidates in departments related to Chinese studies at foreign universities as well as researchers at related foreign academic institutes. Please visit the website provided above to learn more about this annual opportunity. (Updated 4/22/2013.)

Institute for International, Comparative & Area Studies Travel Grants

IICAS at UCSD regularly offers travel and research grants to undergraduate, grad student and faculty. Learn more aboard the various funding options at http://iicas.ucsd.edu/research-grants/index.html. Deadlines for the IICAS Travel Grants are typically in early March.

Graduate Funding Opportunities at UCSD

Visit http://graduatefunding.ucsd.edu to learn about the most up-to-date research and travel funding options for grad students. Boren Fellowships of up to $30,000. Including the Presidential Management Fellows program, which application becomes typically closes in early October https://www.usajobs.gov/. You may also find about a doctorial funding option directly from the Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program at www.calstate.edu/hr/cdip/. Funding opportunities for the McNair Program at UCSD can be located on http://aep.ucsd.edu/mcnair.htm. Check out the Hayek Fund for Future Scholars too.

Middlebury-Monterey Scholarships

A new program has opened in Pomona College. It is a Chinese Immersion Academy (residential program from June 27th to July 24th) for middle and high school students. There are very generous scholarships for students who need financial support.  For more info: http://www.mmla.middlebury.edu.  For more info on scholarships contact Roberto d' erizans at rderizans@middlebury.edu