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  • Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship

    The Institute of International Education is pleased to announce the launch of the Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP) Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship, a generous funding opportunity for doctoral students who wish to pursue research in China.

    Awardees are provided with comprehensive funding to conduct research, travel, and live in China from a period of six months to two years at one of China’s 15 most elite universities.

    Competition for the 2015-16 academic year opens today, August 25, 2014!


  • 2015 Japanese Government MEXT Research Student Scholarship

    The Japan Information Center is delighted to announce that applications for the 2015 Japanese Government MEXT Research Student Scholarship are now available! This scholarship provides for college graduates to undertake graduate-level course work and research at a university in Japan under the supervision of a professor for 18 to 24 months. Any field of study is eligible for the scholarship, but applicants must find a professor at a Japanese university willing to supervise their studies.


    Applications, Guidelines, and an FAQ are currently available online at our website under the "Research" header:http://www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JIC/monbusho.html. Applications are due on Tuesday May 27, 2014. Those who pass the initial application screening will be asked to sit for an interview and Japanese language exam on Tuesday July 8, 2014. Final selection will come from MEXT in February, with scholarship recipients departing for Japan in April or September of 2015.


    We would appreciate it if you could pass this information along to your students and colleagues. For more information, please see our MEXT Scholarship website, or the Study in Japan website (http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/).

  • Student Fulbright Informatio​n Session
    The National and International Scholarships Program has scheduled a 90-minute workshop focusing on student Fulbright grants for Thursday, May 8 from 3:30-5:00 in room 314 Altgeld. The workshop will include advice from recent Illinois Fulbright recipients. The session is targeted to juniors, graduating seniors, and graduate students who wish to explore opportunities available under a Fulbright and ready materials for theFulbright Priority Deadline of July 1, 2014. These scholarships support U.S. citizens for one year of study or research inany country where there is a Fulbright Commission. English teaching programs (some with minimal to no foreign language or teaching experience necessary) also are available. Students must begin working on their applications this summer to apply for funding for study, teaching, or research beginning in fall 2015. We anticipate more than a dozen University of Illinois students being offered Fulbright grants.Click here for further information about applying for a Fulbright grant from Illinois.
    General Information regarding the Fulbright
    For over 60 years, the federal government-sponsored Fulbright U.S. Student Program has provided future American leaders with an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research, and teach in other countries. Fulbright student grants aim to increase mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange while serving as a catalyst for long-term leadership development.

    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards approximately 1,900 grants annually and currently operates in 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships are now available to more than 65 countries. Fulbright grants generally provide funding for round-trip travel, maintenance for one academic year, health and accident coverage and full or partial tuition.

    Applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program must be U.S. citizens at the time of application and hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent by the beginning of the grant. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program does not require applicants to be currently enrolled in a college or university. Applications from young professionals interested in an international experience are also encouraged.
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    David Schug, Director
    National and International Scholarships Program | University of Illinois
    Illini Union Bookstore, 5th Floor, MC-317 | 807 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820
  • Year-in-Ch​ina Scholarshi​p Program through Confucius Institute

    The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures would like to call for application for study-in-China scholarships. The scholarships are made available through the Confucius Institute at the U of I. All EALC students, especially Chinese majors, are encouraged to apply. One can apply for the one-semester or the one-year program and the starting date could be as early as Fall 2014. The scholarships cover tuition, room, and board. Please apply online at http://cis.chinese.cn. Please select the “host institutes” as Jiangxi Normal University, which is our CI’s partner school. Also, please email me your cv should you decide to apply. For further inquiry, contact Professor Zhang Jian at the CI (jackzhangjian2@gmail.com).

  • Interdisciplinary Student Conference on Asia

    Interdisciplinary Student Conference on Asia

    April 24, 2014

    Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

    Asian Studies at Eastern Illinois University is pleased to announce this year's Interdisciplinary Student Conference on Asia in Charleston, Illinois on Thursday, April 24,2014.

    Selected papers will be presented in a student panel for 15-minute presentation followed by 10-minute faculty response and discussion with the audience. Topics and disciplines are open, but the paper must address a critical aspect of Asian history, cultures, and societies. Limited funding for travel expenses to EIU is available.

    To be considered, please submit an online application by noon on Thursday, April 10. For further information, contact Dr. Jinhee Lee, Coordinator of Asian Studies, at jlee@eiu.edu.

    Jinhee Lee, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of History
    Coordinator of Asian Studies
    Eastern Illinois University
    600 Lincoln Avenue
    Charleston, IL 61920, USA
    Tel. 217.581.6065
    Fax 217.581.7233