Confucius China Studies Program(2014 Version)

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III. “Understanding China” Fellowship

This fellowship consists of the following three categories:

1. “Understanding China” Visiting Scholar to China

1) Purpose and Eligibility

This program serves to support teachers, researchers, postdoctoral scholars with the credential of assistant professor (or equivalent) and above from foreign universities and academic institutes to undertake research with Chinese researchers in China.

Applicants shall be non-Chinese citizens.

2) Duration

From two weeks to six months.

3) Application materials

• An invitation letter from a Chinese university (see Appendix 4);

• Summary of academic publications;

• A research statement for the visit;

• Passport information;

• Priority is given to applicants who obtain a letter of recommendation from local Confucius Institutes, or the Chinese Embassy (Consulate) in your country.

4) How to apply

Applicants shall log in onccsp.chinese.cn, download and fill in the application form, sign it before scanning it and sending it to ccsp@hanban.org, and then post the application forms and other supporting documents required (both Chinese and English versions) in one packet to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

5) Assessment

Applicants will have a correspondence review from the expert panel of the Confucius China Studies Program.

6) Funding

• 10000 RMB per month;

• Round-trip international airfare (economy class, to be reimbursed against actual cost);

• Expenses for life and medical insurances in China.

7) Schedule

After a 3-months expert review, the admitted applicants will receive “Notice of Funding” from the Confucius Institute Headquarters. The according host Chinese universities will be informed simultaneously.

2. “Understanding China” Short-term Visit

1) Purpose

The “Understanding China” Short-term Visit program serves to support senior officials from government, education and culture, non-governmental organizations and business.

2) Duration

From two weeks to two months.

3) Application materials

• Achievements and rewards;

• A statement of purpose for the visit;

• Passport information;

•Priority is given to applicants who obtain a letter of recommendation from local Confucius Institutes, or the Chinese Embassy (Consulate) in your country.

4) How to apply

Applicants shall log in onccsp.chinese.cn, download and fill in the application form, sign it before scanning it and sending it to ccsp@hanban.org, and then post the application forms and other supporting documents required (both Chinese and English versions) in one packet to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

5) Assessment

Applicants will have a correspondence review from the expert panel of the Confucius China Studies Program.

6) Funding

• Accommodation and travel expenses in China;

• Round-trip international airfare (economy class, to be reimbursed against actual cost);

• Expenses for life and medical insurances in China.

7) Schedule

After passing a correspondence review from our expert panel, the admitted applicants will receive “Notice of Funding” from the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

3. “Understanding China” Chinese Visiting Scholar

1) Purpose and Eligibility

This program serves to support Chinese senior scholars to give credit courses on Chinese economics, business, finance, law, and culture etc. in foreign universities; scholars shall give lectures at Confucius Institutes in the host country or neighboring countries.

2) Duration

From 6 to 12 months. The duration could be extended at the request of the host country and the evaluation of performance accordingly.

3) Application materials

• Application form;

• Specifications of the credit courses.

4) How to apply

Applicants shall log in onccsp.chinese.cn, download and fill in the application form, sign it before scanning it and sending it to ccsp@hanban.org, and then post the application forms and other supporting documents required (both Chinese and English versions) in one packet to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

• The Headquarters shall select applicants from the candidates’ pool or recruit new candidates at request.

• Scholars will be dispatched upon the approval of both Confucius Institute and the Chinese university.

5) Funding

•Scholars will be paid according to the standard of Government-sponsored teachers;

• Extra research grant will be given to the scholar when needed. 

Appendixes:

1.Application Form for “Understanding China” Visiting Scholar to China

2.Application Form for “Understanding China” Short-term Visit

3.Application Form for “Understanding China” Chinese Visiting Scholar

4.List of Pilot Chinese Universities for Confucius China Studies Program

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