Young Leaders Fellowship - Confucius China Studies Program


Grant Trainings & Fellowships

Location (s):

  • China


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”.



1) Support outstanding youths who have been awarded at least a Bachelor’s Degree and hold a certain position in the field of politics, economics, finance, law, education, culture, arts, and media to visit China;

2) There are two ways in applying for the grant: (1) a plan will be made by the Headquarters and published at due time through and, applicants can apply accordingly; (2) applicants can make their own visit plan and submit it to the Headquarters;

3) Support senior undergraduates or graduates holding a position in students’ associations at foreign universities to visit China.


From two weeks to six months.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:


• Non-Chinese citizen;

• Normally under the age of 40;

• Being interested in public affairs, and aspired to make positive contributions to the exchange and collaboration between China and other countries.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:


• Accommodation and travel expenses in China;

• Round-trip international airfare (economy class, to be reimbursed against actual cost);

• Life insurance during the visit term in China (we will buy for you. Reimbursement is not applicable.

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