Undergraduate Student Grants

Optional Winter Term Grant
Application Deadline: October 31, 2014
The Fairbank Center offers a limited number of small grants to assist undergraduate students with financial need to participate in Optional Winter Term programs related to Chinese studies. Decisions will be made by November 15.

To apply, click here.

Taiwan Study Grants
Application Deadlines: August 15, November 15, and January 15
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies offers travel grants to support Harvard University undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows to study in Taiwan for advanced language training or research. Most grants will be limited to support for roundtrip airfare. Preference is for study of Taiwan in the period after 1949 in humanities and social science disciplines, and in some cases research on imperial China. Eligible activities are: study at an academic institution in Taiwan, independent research, or attendance at academic meetings. 

To apply, click here. 

Summer Research and Language Grants
Early February

The Fairbank Center, in cooperation with the other Asia related area centers at Harvard, offers a number of grants and fellowships to students and student groups interested in China and Taiwan. In many cases, students can complete and submit a common application available at: https://asperin.fas.harvard.edu/carat/. Please follow the CARAT instructions carefully as they include all requirements, supplemental materials, and submission information. Contact Julia Cai at juliacai@fas.harvard.edu if you have any questions regarding the application. 

Jeffrey Gu Memorial Fund for Study in Taiwan
Application Deadline: March 6
This fund supports Harvard College students who wish to study Chinese language and culture in Taiwan.
To apply, click here.