Due February 13, 2019

This grant provides partial support for travel related to pre-doctoral research in and about China. Priority is given to first-time applicants who are in their early stage of dissertation research. This grant is available only to doctoral students.


Students will need to fill out the attached form and upload the following:

A proposal to the China Council, addressing the topic of research, specific goals of the trip, pre-trip preparation, and other evidence justifying the trip. Please tell us if you have received this award before.


A brief letter of support from the applicant's main adviser. Please remind your faculty to submit the recommendation online.


A detailed budget listing costs of travel, lodging, meals, supplies, and incidentals (such as museum fees if applicable, or the like)