Asia & United States

The Chinese Language Fellowship Program

Overview: Funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the CLFP provides fellowships of up to $50,000 for U.S. graduate students to devote an academic year to intensive Chinese language study, typically in Taipei or Beijing.

Eligibility: U.S. grad students, including current or recent MA students and PhD students with at least intermediate Chinese language skills.

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The Ellings-Korduba Research Fellowship Program

Overview: The Ellings-Korduba Research Fellowship provides U.S. graduate and upper-level undergraduate students with funding to be junior fellows-in-residence at NBR's Seattle office, conduct original and independent research with NBR research team and editorial guidance, and join in on our intensive Summer Seminar with weekly networking opportunities.

Eligibility: Currently enrolled graduate students or advanced undergraduate students conducting policy-relevant research on issues of strategic importance to the United States in Asia.

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Virtual Info Session: March 7, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET (register at

Deadline: March 31, 2024

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Fulbright Fellowships

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers students and young professionals opportunities to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, English teaching, or artistic endeavors abroad.

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The NBR Summer Seminar 2024: The China Challenge

Overview: The NBR Summer Seminar is an eight-week, interdisciplinary program from June to August at NBR's Seattle office, centering on U.S. strategic interests in Asia. It invites students and professionals alike to engage with academic, business, and policy experts via roundtables and site visits to policy centers, military bases, and foreign consulates.

Eligibility: Students and professionals alike are eligible to apply!

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Virtual Info Session: May 2, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET (register at

Deadline: June 2, 2024

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Schwarzman Scholars Program

The Schwarzman Scholars program provides students the opportunity to spend a year at Beijing's Tsinghua University to complete a one-year master's degree in Public Policy, Economics, and Business or International Relations through courses taught in English.

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The Yenching Academy

The Yenching Academy offers students the opportunity to pursue a one-year Master of China Studies degree at a residential college within China's Peking University.

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