Please note: This award is based on funding from the U.S. Department of Education. Should this grant fail to be renewed for the academic year 2009-2010, a notice will be placed here.
The mission of the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Programs Service (IEPS) is to meet the national needs for expertise and competence in foreign languages and area or international studies. IEPS administers 14 international education programs. These programs are complementary in nature and designed to benefit a variety of audiences through training programs, research, start-up or enhancement projects, and fellowships. Under the Fulbright-Hays Act, IEPS administers four overseas programs that provide a variety of grants to individuals and institutions of higher education for projects in foreign languages and area studies.
The CIEE scholarship program was created with funding from the U.S. Department of Education Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad to provide scholarship funding to qualified CIEE program participants that intend to continue advanced studies in the Chinese language and pursue a career in academia or public affairs following their semester or year with CIEE in China or Taiwan. Participants of advanced language programs offered by the CIEE Study Centers at Peking University (Beijing), East China Normal University (Shanghai), Nanjing University [Nanjing], and National Chengchi University (Taipei) are encouraged to apply for these awards.Criteria:
Interested students must meet the following requirements:
* Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. Proof of this status is required as part of the application for this scholarship (copy of a U.S. passport, birth certificate, or green card).
* Be a junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in an institution of higher learning who plans to pursue advanced study or a career related to China in the areas of academia or public affairs.
* Have completed 2 years, or the equivalent, of college-level Mandarin Chinese language training by the beginning of the program. Equivalency may be based on a language professor's evaluation or a language proficiency exam score.
* Demonstrate high merit.
* Demonstrate financial need.
Available to CIEE Study Center applicants for the programs in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, and Taipei only.Academic Level:
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