DON’T MISS THESE DEADLINES — Upcoming China Opportunities!


The Fall semester may have just begun, but it’s scholarship/fellowship season! Deadlines for many excellent opportunities are creeping up very quickly, so we thought we’d put together a brief overview with some of the big ones you won’t want to miss:

1. Yale – China Arts Fellowship – Sept. 12th


The Yale-China Arts Fellowship is a specially crafted 18-month experience for emerging professional Chinese artists. Fellows spend six months in residence in New Haven learning from practicing artists and professors at Yale and in the greater New Haven area, while developing a project of their own.

2. Schwarzman Scholars Program – Oct. 1st


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Enrolling the inaugural class in 2016, the program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

3. Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship – Oct. 6th




The Gilman Scholarship is for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the spring 2016 and summer 2016 terms.  The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. Since the program’s inception in 2001, the Gilman Program has awarded over 19,000 U.S. undergraduates of high financial need to study and intern abroad in over 140 countries from more than 1,100 institutions.

4. Fulbright Scholarships and Fellowships – Oct. 13th




The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Programs in China include 10 month research grants, Critical Language Enhancement Awards at CET in Harbin or IUP in Beijing, several Public Health Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships in Taiwan.

6. Critical Language Scholarship – Application Opening this Fall




The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. The CLS Program teaches students Mandarin Chinese, while providing opportunities for students to engage with China’s diverse local culture in four different cities: Xi’an Dalian, Suzhou and Beijing.

7. Princeton in Asia – Application Open Sept. 1st


PiA arranges fellowships and internships with Asian host organizations in the fields of education, health, international development, environmental advocacy, journalism, engineering, technology, law and business. Fellowships are the means of fostering person-to-person diplomacy, enhancing mutual understanding, serving vulnerable communities with unmet needs and providing transformative experiences for fellows and host communities.


Make sure you also check out our 20 Scholarships to get you to China and Your Guide to Chinese Government Scholarships blog post as well to see what other scholarships might be available! Don’t miss out on these great opportunities to study in China!