IIE Announces Graduate Fellowships to China

The Institute of International Education announces Graduate Fellowships to China

Funding will support Doctoral Research by Students in US graduate programs at 15 Chinese Universities Learn more here

Beginning in August, graduate students enrolled in U.S. universities can apply through the Institute of International Education for support to conduct doctoral research at one of 15 prestigious universities in China under the Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship of the Confucius China Studies Program. The fellowships are one component of an array of scholarships and fellowships offered by Hanban, which is a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education. IIE has been selected to manage the recruitment and review of fellowship applications for students from U.S. universities.

Students can be U.S. citizens or any non-Chinese citizens who are enrolled in graduate level programs at U.S. universities. To be eligible for the fellowship, students should be enrolled in a Ph.D. program, a dual Master’s Ph.D. program, or a joint Ph.D. degree program. The fellowship will support 60 doctoral candidates to go to China to study, conduct research, and write their doctoral dissertations for a period of six months to two years. Funding will cover tuition, research costs, medical insurance, airfare and a stipend for living expenses. For details on eligibility and the application process, visit www.iie.org/ccsp.

Students can conduct doctoral studies and research at the following Chinese universities: Beijing University; Renmin University of China; Beijing Normal University; Beijing Foreign Studies University; Jilin University; Shandong University; Nanjing University; Nankai University; Fudan University; East China Normal University; Sichuan University; Wuhan University; Xiamen University; Sun Yat-sen University, and Beijing Language and Culture University. Students who successfully complete the program may receive Ph.D. degrees either from their home university in the United States or from both the Chinese and the U.S. universities depending on their respective home and Chinese host institutions.
About the Institute of International Education
The Institute of International Education is a world leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. An independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1919, IIE has a network of 19 offices and affiliates worldwide and over 1,200 member institutions. IIE designs and implements programs of study and training for students, educators, young professionals and trainees from all sectors with funding from government agencies, foundations, and corporations.
About Hanban
Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, as a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education, is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide. It meets the demands of foreign Chinese learners and contributing to the development of multiculturalism and the building of a harmonious world. The functions of Hanban are to make policies and development plans for promoting Chinese language internationally, to support Chinese language programs at educational institutions of various types and levels in other countries, and to draft international Chinese teaching standards and develop and promote Chinese language teaching materials.

Steven Dale
Program Officer
Confucius China Studies Program
Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship
Institute of International Education (IIE)