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Scholarships

For undergraduates

Confucius Institute Scholarship Program

Provides full tuition, on-campus accommodations and monthly stipend for undergraduates and recent graduates to study for a semester or year at a Chinese university. Students can study Chinese language, literature, history, philosophy, art or other fields. Seniors or recent graduates can also apply for a master’s degree program in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.
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Young Leaders Fellowship

Provides roundtrip international airfare and travel and accommodations in China to senior undergraduates who hold student leadership positions. Applicants can apply for pre-arranged tours or submit their own plan of study and travel.
Duration of programs: 2 weeks to 6 months.
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For graduate students

Joint Research PhD Fellowship

Provides tuition, living stipend, roundtrip international airfare and research fund for PhD students to study or conduct dissertation research in China. In the U.S., this fellowship is administered by the Institute for International Education (IIE).
Duration: 6 months – 2 years
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Graduate Student Conference Funding

Provides funding for conferences, symposia, workshops and exhibitions at UB and organized by graduate students and related to Chinese culture, language, education, architecture, medicine or other fields.
Email the Confucius Institute for more information.

Research Grants

Funds travel and other costs for graduate students to conduct research or present at conferences within the United States in all areas of China studies.
Email the Confucius Institute for more information.

PhD in China Fellowship

Provides tuition, living stipend, roundtrip international airfare and research fund for international students to pursue a full-time PhD in the humanities or social sciences at a Chinese University.
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