Undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard who with to travel to China to conduct research or language study are eligible to apply to the Fairbank Center’s student grants. This year, remote projects and travel within the US that relates to China Studies will also be considered.

For more information about how to apply see our undergraduate and graduate student grants pages.


Travel Funding Initiative

Deadlines: October 31, 2021 (extended); January 15, 2022

Open to graduate students for up to $10K to travel to conduct research



Travel within the U.S. and remote programs are eligible for the following funding sources:

Winter Term Grants

Deadline: October 31, 2021

Open to undergraduate students for programs related to Chinese studies, language study or research


Taiwan Study Grants

Deadline: December 1, 2021

Open to graduate and undergraduate students for language study, research or attending academic meetings


Conference Grants

Deadline: rolling

Open to graduate students for up to $500 to participate in professional conferences and present original research on Chinese studies

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies