In order to foster deep understanding of China and the Chinese culture among young generations from around the world, enable the prosperous growth of China studies, promote the sustainable development of Confucius Institutes, and enhance the friendly relationship between China and the people of other countries, the Confucius Institute Headquarters has set up the "Confucius China Studies Program".

The Program consists of six subprograms in the academic areas of Humanities and Social Sciences.
I.  Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship
II. Ph.D. in China Fellowship
III. "Understanding China" Fellowship
IV. Young Leaders Fellowship
V. International Conference Grant
VI. Publication Grant
For programme introduction and how to apply, please visit