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Scholarships

 

Confucius Institute Scholarship Program

Provides full tuition, on-campus accommodations and monthly stipend for undergraduates and recent graduates to study for four weeks, a semester, or a 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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UBCI Summer Language Program in China

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute (UBCI) organizes an annual two-week language study program in China for current and former Chinese language students at the University at Buffalo and UBCI. Students at other universities in New York State are also eligible, if space is available. The two-week program is hosted by Capital Normal University (CNU) in Beijing and involves Chinese language and culture classes at CNU, sightseeing in Beijing, and an excursion to another historic city in China. Costs for tuition, meals, accommodations, domestic transportation in China, and most sightseeing activities will be paid by Capital Normal University. Participants are responsible for international airfare, Chinese visa, travel insurance and incidental costs. Participants must (1) be non-Chinese citizens who have studied Chinese for at least 3 months and (2) have graduated from high school at the time of application.
Learn more about the July 2019 study program

Young Leaders Fellowship

Provides roundtrip international airfare, travel and accommodations in China for people up to the age of 40 (including senior undergraduates and graduate students) in leadership positions. Applicants can apply for pre-arranged tours or submit their own plan of study and travel.
This fellowship is part of the Confucius China Studies Program.
Duration of programs: 2 weeks to 6 months.
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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). This fellowship is part of the Confucius China Studies Program.
Duration: 6 months – 2 years
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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. This fellowship is part of the Confucius China Studies Program.
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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.