Writing and Speaking Fellows, NYU Shanghai

The NYU Shanghai Writing and Speaking Fellowship enables accomplished individuals with a passion for teaching to provide academic support and enrichment to the students who make up NYU Shanghai’s multicultural student body.

The primary responsibility of the Fellow is to provide academic tutoring and support. In addition, Fellows develop their leadership, project management, and intercultural communication skills by providing curricular and co-curricular support. This might include mentoring student groups, developing support for students pursuing careers/graduate school, or launching new initiatives that contribute to intellectual life on campus. Fellows are immersed in a pioneering model of international higher education. Fellows are also invited to complete an independent writing project over the course of the academic year, with mentorship from a member of the NYU Shanghai Faculty.


Minimum of a bachelor’s degree by July prior to the start of the program.

Two years of tutoring/teaching experience or Master's degree preferred

Excellent academic record

Candidates with fewer than two years of continuous formal teaching experience may be required to participate in an unpaid one-week work certification training in China prior to the beginning of the Fellowship.

Period of Study

The fellowship consists of a ten-month appointment beginning in August and ending in May.


RMB 160,000 fellowship stipend

Round-trip transportation to Shanghai

Health and Housing Benefit


Visit Writing and Speaking Fellowship program for more information and to apply.


Applications are due the first week of January.


Class Year

  • Senior
  • Recent Graduate
  • Post-baccalaureate
  • Graduate


  • Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • International Affairs
  • Public Affairs/Government
  • Social Sciences
  • Multiple


  • Non English


  • Yearlong

Program Type

  • Post-Graduate
  • Teach Abroad


  • Asia

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