China Environmental Stewardship Awards

2017年度中国未来之路环保奖 公告
China Environmental Stewardship Awards

Simple Version:  极简版本:

2017 China Environmental Stewardship Awards
(environmental protection, risk management and sustainable development)
申请截止日期:2016 年12 月31日 Deadline: December 31, 2016
支持资金: 每个项目总额不超过25,000美元
Upper limit of USD 25,000 for individual grant
项目公告: Continue reading

An Wang Postdocs

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. Research topics may cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline. A strong working knowledge of Chinese and English is required. Each fellow will be expected to pursue his or her own research and contribute to Fairbank Center programs. Priority will be given to candidates working in the fields of a) Environmental Humanities/Social Sciences or b) Digital Humanities/Social Sciences; however, applications are also welcome from scholars in other fields. Continue reading

Special professor sponsorship

Special Professor Sponsorship to Speakers in International Conference
Sponsored by Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture

Number of Vacancies: 2
Requirements: Professors from over the world, who can travel to Beijing Nov 24-28, and give a 15 minutes speech answering the conference theme.
Sponsorship: International economic flights, 4 nights accommodation in Beijing, Registration fee.
Conference Theme: Diversity of Chinese Culture
Date: Nov 25 and 26, 2016
Language: Chinese, English
Venue: Jingshi Academy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Reference: Please see original Call for Papers here:

Please send abstract and a short bio to  before 10 Nov.

Contact: Dr. Jackiee (Jiangkai Liu)

CUHK grad applications

Call for applications:
MPhil and PhD in Chinese Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Centre for China Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong invites applications for its MPhil and PhD programmes in Chinese Studies for 2017-2018. We welcome well-prepared applicants with focused research interests in an aspect of the histories, economics, religions, social-cultures, or politics and governance of China and Chinese societies. As the programmes are largely conducted and examined in English, applicants must demonstrate advanced English and Chinese language proficiency. Continue reading

China in Europe, Europe in China fellowships

New call for application:

The Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg, Graduate Program: China in Europe, Europe in China: Past and Present, offers

Five Doctoral Fellowships

The doctoral fellows will carry out research on the basis of an individual proposal concerning the European-Chinese encounter from its beginnings to the present day with a preference for topics from the more recent past. Thus projects must be located in research areas on actors from Europe, whether it be British, French, Russians, Germans etc., and from China. The participating disciplines are linguistics and literary studies, philosophy, anthropology, art history, archeology, musicology and history (see departments on  As part of the program, candidates are expected to conduct a long-term research stay of 12 months at Fudan University in Shanghai. Continue reading

ACLS Chinese Studies grants and fellowships

ACLS Fellowships and Grants 2016-17

ACLS invites applications in China Studies. With the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (CCK) for International Scholarly Exchange, ACLS offers support for early career scholars and for the organization of meetings, workshops, and conferences. For complete guidelines, please visit and

Support for Early Career Scholars (Deadline: November 9, 2016) Continue reading

Vermont Studio Center fellowships

Henry Luce Foundation Fellowships for Chinese Poets & Translators:
Apply by January 15th, 2017!


Six of VSC’s 2015 Luce Chinese poetry & translation fellows (left to right): standing: Yang Xiaobin, Canaan Morse, Jennifer Feeley, and Zang Li; sitting: Eleanor Goodman and Tang Sui-Wa

Henry Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships at VSC

The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) is now accepting applications from Chinese poets and literary translators for our 2017 Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.

Application deadline: January 15th, 2017. There is no fee to apply for these awards!

Apply Now! Continue reading

Alberta East Asian MA program

The University of Alberta Department of East Asian Studies is now accepting applications for our MA program. The department is able to offer funding to MA students, even international ones, so if you have students who you feel might be interested, please feel free to forward the following information.

Program Description:

The MA program in East Asian Studies aims at providing graduate students with advanced disciplinary training and a profound understanding of research methods in Asian cultures. This training will prepare graduates of the program for a variety of careers; it will also provide the basis for the pursuit of more advanced degrees. Many of our graduates go on to top PhD programs in Canada and the USA, while others pursue careers in the public or private sectors, working in government service, in business, or with numerous firms and institutions which require knowledge of East Asian cultures and societies. Continue reading

Schwarzman Scholars program (1)

Dear Colleagues:

Some of my best students express interest in this program, and some do apply, although I do try to explain to them that the program doesn’t make sense other than as a networking tool. The idea that a one-year MA program that does not require any previous study of China or the Chinese language could possibly offer “cultural immersion” or produce graduates who would be “able to explain complex issues” and “explain China to the world and the world to China” is preposterous, unless they were able to do so before they were admitted.

Charles A. Laughlin <>
University of Virginia

Schwarzman Scholars program

Source: ABC News (9/10/16)
US Tycoon’s China Scholarship Project Opens Doors in Beijing

BEIJING — A new scholarship program intended to rival the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships and build understanding between China and the world opened its doors at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University on Saturday.

The program, founded by Wall Street tycoon Stephen Schwarzman, covers all expenses for students in a one-year master’s degree program that will also emphasize cultural immersion, travel around China, and efforts to grasp and understanding the world’s second-largest economy and rising superpower. Continue reading

Project Pengyou deadline extension

Deadline Extended for American & Chinese Students to Apply for Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Program (8/26)

Dear Friends,

Thank you to those who have already shared information about the Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Program with your students and colleagues!

We received a lot of interest and feedback from faculty who hoped we could extend the deadline for their students who are just returning from summer vacation. We would appreciate your help sharing our updated deadline with your students: August 26, 2016.

Current students at a U.S. high school, university or community college who have lived or studied in both the U.S. and China are encouraged to apply. Selected students will participate in a transformative four-day Leadership Training Summit at Harvard University from October 7-10, 2016 and gain unique skills in cross-cultural leadership and community-organizing methods.

For more information please see below or online here. Continue reading

National Humanities Center, China Scholars Program call


With the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, the National Humanities Center invites proposals from scholars at elite universities in the PRC (including Hong Kong) and the ROC (Taiwan) who are Chinese nationals for fellowships for the 2017-18 academic year. The current participating universities are Tsinghua, Fudan, Shanghai Jiao Tong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and National Taiwan University, although we are open to expanding participation.

Selected Chinese scholars will have the opportunity to pursue their research projects in an interdisciplinary and international community in which they can share perspectives and form long-lasting connections with their colleagues.

Established in 1978 and located in the Research Triangle Park of North Carolina, the National Humanities Center is the world’s only independent institution exclusively dedicated to fostering advanced research in the Humanities. Over 1400 scholars from 39 nations have been in residence since its inception and they have produced over 1500 books, many of which have won top awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Bancroft Prize. Between 35 and 40 Fellows are chosen from some 500 applicants each year. Fellowships at the National Humanities Center are considered among the most prestigious in the world

The Center will provide financial support for housing, a rental car and insurance, and health insurance. The scholar’s home institution is responsible for providing the necessary salary and international travel costs. Excellent spoken and written English skills and the ability to drive a car in the U.S. are necessary.

While the normal application deadline is October 15, we are extending that deadline for this program until November 14, 2016. Further information about the Center and the application process can be found at

Paola Zamperini <>

Project Pengyou

Dear Friends,

I’m pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Program at Harvard University on October 7-10, 2016.

Current students at a U.S. high school, university or community college who have lived or studied in both the U.S. and China are encouraged to apply! (

Fellows will be invited to participate in an intensive four-day Leadership Summit at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA to meet other like-minded young leaders, build unique community organizing skills and learn about cross-cultural leadership in the US-China context. With support from the Ford Foundation, Project Pengyou will cover lodging, food and training costs at Harvard University for all Fellows. A number of travel stipends will also be provided.

Leadership Fellows go on to establish a Project Pengyou Chapter at their school promoting cross-cultural inclusion, constructive dialogue and U.S.-China exchange. Since 2014, we have mobilized a grassroots network of over 40 campus chapters across the United States to advocate for constructive exchanges between American and Chinese people. Continue reading

AHRC collaborative doctoral award

The Courtauld Institute of Art and Tate Research Centre: Asia invite applications for a fully funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award, starting in October 2016 for a period of three years.

The award will enable the student to pursue doctoral research in Art History while gaining first-hand experience of work within a museum setting. The successful applicant will receive their degree from The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.The supervisors are: Dr Wenny Teo (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Dr Sook-Kyung Lee (Tate Research Centre: Asia).

Application deadline: 20 June

Interviews likely to be held in the week beginning 11 July.

Apply here:

Luce fellowships for Chinese poets and translator

Henry Luce Foundation Fellowships for Chinese Poets & Translators: Apply by April 1st!

The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) is now accepting applications from Chinese poets and literary translators for our 2016 Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.

VSC will award month-long joint residencies to:

  • 5 poets, living anywhere in the world, whose primary language is Chinese. These awards include roundtrip travel and a discretionary stipend.
  • 5 English-language translators working with Chinese poetry. These awards include a discretionary stipend.

These joint-residency fellowships are available to established working pairs, but applicants do not have to be part of an established working pair to be eligible for these awards. 

We encourage all interested poets and translators to apply–independently selected applicants will be paired by our jury, and each pair will create new work individually and in collaboration during their stay.

Applications for these VSC/Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry & Translation Fellowships are accepted online at with a deadline of April 1, 2016.

For more information, visit

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