Hopkins-Nanjing Fellowships

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) has a financial aid budget to support students who have both financial need and academic merit. Fellowships covering differing levels of need are available to incoming students.  Among the programs available are:

International Scholar Fellowship: This fellowship will be awarded to an international student (non-US citizen or dual citizen) enrolling in the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in the fall of 2018. Full-tuition fellowship; MAIS students who maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher will be considered for renewal Program.  Open to all HNC programs; applicants to the HNC Certificate/Johns Hopkins SAIS MA would receive full tuition funding for the Certificate portion of the program only.

Diversity Fellowship: The HNC is dedicated to supporting a diverse, multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff. This fellowship will be awarded to a limited number of students who can demonstrate how their diverse backgrounds and experiences will enhance classroom discussion and the HNC community. Aspects of diversity may include race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, socio-economic status, and disability, among others. Students must answer a short-answer question on the financial aid application to be considered for this fellowship. Open to all HNC programs, and the amount of the award is $10,000 for one year of study; awardees who maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher will be considered for renewal of the fellowship.

Young Professionals in China Fellowship: This fellowship will be awarded to a limited number of students who have spent at least 12 months working full-time in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, or Macao in any field. Students must answer a short-answer question on the financial aid application to demonstrate how they will bring their work experience in China into the HNC classroom. Fellowship awardees are also eligible for additional HNC funding based on need, merit, and availability. Open to all HNC programs, and the amount of the award is $10,000 for one year of study; awardees who maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher will be considered for renewal.

Student Leader Fellowship: This fellowship will be awarded to a limited number of students who have held a leadership position in a China-related student organization on their campus or in their community. Positions may include but are not limited to, US-China Strong Ambassador, Project Pengyou Chapter Leader, leadership roles in other China-related student organizations, and delegates selected to attend student-run conferences or summits on China. If you are not sure if a position you held qualifies you, please email nanjing@jhu.edu. Fellowship awardees are also eligible for additional HNC funding based on need, merit, and availability.  Open to all HNC programs, and the award is $10,000 for one year of study; awardees who maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher will be considered for renewal.

US-China Exchange Fellowship: Students who have successfully completed a US government-supported Chinese language study program that includes a minimum of 8 weeks of study in China prior to the time of enrollment will be considered for this fellowship. Fellowship awardees are also eligible for additional HNC funding based on need, merit, and availability.
Open to all HNC programs, and the amount of the award is $10,000 for one year of study; awardees who maintain a GPA of 3.4 or higher will be considered for renewal.

 

Deadline(s)

The short three-page financial aid application can be found in the downloadable forms section of the online application.
• Early Notification Financial Aid Deadline: November 1
• General Application Financial Aid Deadline: February 1

Details

Class Year

  • Senior
  • Recent Graduate
  • Graduate

Discipline

  • International Affairs
  • Public Affairs/Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Multiple

Language

  • English
  • Non English

Duration

  • Yearlong

Program Type

  • Graduate Study
  • Language
  • Study Abroad

Region

  • Asia

GWU Sponsored?

No

GWU Endorsement Required?

No