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Small Grants for China Studies at University of California


The Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China provides several grants to support events and research activities in China studies organized by the University of California faculty. The grants can be used to hold public lectures, workshops or conferences that focus on contemporary Chinese politics, economy, law, environment, society, and culture.

Eligibility: All UC faculty or programs are eligible to apply.

Funding Amounts: The typical funding level is up to $1000 for a single lecture and $6000 for a workshop or conference that involves multiple participants. The Center encourages the organizers to apply to other funding sources, including matching funds from your own university. Award decisions will take into account the budget proposed by the event organizer.

Call for Applications [PDF]

Application & Review Process

Applications must be submitted at least 45 days before the planned event date.

Please submit your application by following the link here. The application will be reviewed by an academic committee formed by the Fudan-UC Center. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until funding is exhausted for the year.

Questions can also be directed to:

Sherry Hu
Assistant Director, Operations
China Programs, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy