logo-ccsThe Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Eligibility varies among the fellowships. Students may submit a single application for multiple CCS awards. Students may apply to only one of the five Center/Institute competitions (CCS, CJS, CKS, TCSRS, IEAS), so applicants should carefully consider which one best suits their needs. See this FAQ for more information.

Awards include:

  • CCS Language Study Grants
  • Dissertation Writing fellowships 
  • MA Student Fellowships
  • Republic of China East Asian Fellowships
  • CCS Summer Research Grants
  • Chu Fellowships
  • Liu Graduate Research Fellowships
  • Joseph R. Levenson Chinese Studies Awards
  • Elvera Kwang Siam Lim Fellowship in Chinese Studies
  • Pamela and Kenneth Fong Graduate Student Fellowships

Required application documents

  1. Application Cover Sheet (PDF file — please use ONE form for all awards)
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae
  3. A detailed Research/Study Proposal for the period of requested support (max. 2 pages)
  4. List of All Financial Assistance received during graduate study, including fellowships from ALL sources (extramural fellowships, research assistantships, teaching appointments, and grants)
  5. A complete List of All Support, including the amount of funds requested for the coming academic year, with notes on the status of the requests
  6. An Estimated Budget for your project
  7. Two Letters of Recommendation (mailed or emailed separately to ccs@berkeley.edu).
  8. A current Transcript (unofficial copies OK) from UCB together with a list of any courses currently in progress

Applications, except for recommendations, should be submitted by email as a single PDF file. Recommendations can be sent by email to ccs@berkeley.edu, or by US mail, by the deadline.

Hard copy recommendations can be sent to:

Center for Chinese Studies
1995 University Avenue, Suite 520J
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94704-2318

The deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2019. For more information, visit the Center for Chinese Studies website


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