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Faculty Funding Opportunites

Conference Funding

Provides funding for conferences, symposia, workshops and artistic activity related to Chinese culture. Faculty from any UB department may apply. Funds may be used for honoraria, domestic travel, accommodations, food, etc. Events should be held at UB or a local venue.
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Funding for Library Resources

UBCI can request from Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban academic works published in China to be placed in the Confucius Reading Area in Lockwood Library. All UB faculty members may recommend Chinese works in any field that would help build UB’s collection in China studies.
Email the Confucius Institute for more information.

Understanding China Fellowship for Visiting Scholars to China

Supports tenured or tenure-track professors to conduct research in China in collaboration with Chinese colleagues for periods of 2 weeks to 6 months. Provides 10,000 RMB per month and reimburses for round trip international airfare.
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Understanding China Fellowship for Chinese Scholars

Funds senior Chinese scholars to teach credit-bearing courses at foreign universities, usually for 6-12 months. This is a low-cost way for UB departments to offer valuable content courses on China. Scholars can be recommended by UB or chosen from a pool selected by Hanban.
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Publication Grant

Provides funding for editing, translation, publication, circulation and advertising monographs and dissertations in China studies.
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