Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Announcing the Zhou Qiuguang Fellowship for Chinese Language Study in China

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies is pleased to announce the new Zhou Qiuguang Fellowship for Chinese Language Study in China.This fellowship was named in honor of Professor Zhou Qiuguang is a renowned scholar of modern Chinese history at Hunan Normal University.  Professor Zhou has written numerous books and articles on a variety of subjects, but with a strong focus on the 1911 Revolution, the politics of China's early Republican, and the history of philanthropy in China.  Professor Zhou came to GWU twice as a visiting scholar in the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, first in 1997 and then again in 2004.  He has also frequently welcomed foreign scholars to his University and aided their research into Chinese history. This fellowship supporting American students seeking to pursue Chinese language study in China is therefore an appropriate expression of Professor Zhou's continued support for international academic exchanges.
All language study must be conducted in mainland China, and applicants need to confirm acceptance into a language program before leaving. The size of the fellowship is up to $5,000.
This grant is open to all GW BA, MA and Ph.D. students regardless of nationality.
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Please direct all inquiries regarding Sigur Center Language and Research Grants to Andrew Parker, Asian Studies Program Assistant at 

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