Graduate Funding Information Service

September 10, 2020

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Doctoral Fellowships

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020

Doctoral candidates who are non-ROC (Republic of China) citizens and who are enrolled in an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America may apply for financial support for writing dissertations in the field of Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. (Citizens of the ROC should apply for Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad).

The maximum amount of each award is US$20,000, which is given for a period extending to one year. Successful candidates are expected to complete their dissertations by the end of the grant period. Funding for successful applications will be provided in two installments (July and January). The completed thesis should be submitted to the Foundation when the project is finished.

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America.
  2. Applicants must have qualified for Ph.D. candidacy and be in the last stage of writing the dissertation.
  3. Applicants must ask their dissertation adviser to include a paragraph in her/his letter of recommendation stating the likelihood that the applicant can successfully complete the dissertation during the grant period.
  4. Applicants must not accept full-time employment during the grant period, and should inform the Foundation if they are applying for or subsequently receive other sources of funding.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.