Student Awards

Graduate Student Fellowships 
The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing UC Berkeley graduate students in Chinese studies. Eligibility varies among the fellowships. Students may submit a single application for multiple CCS awards. Students may apply ... Read more

Graduate Student Conference Funding
The Center welcomes UC Berkeley graduate students to make funding requests to hold workshops or conferences focusing on China. Award amounts will vary according to the conference size and availability of funds. 

CCS Working Groups
The Center for Chinese Studies will launch a new working group program in the AY2021-22 in support of research in the humanities and the social sciences. This program will provide opportunities for smaller groups of Berkeley faculty and advanced graduate students to share their research in progress, garner thoughtful and detailed feedback on papers or grants, brainstorm new projects, and discuss the latest published research related to their working group. ...Read more

Graduate Student Ad Hoc Travel Grants
Graduate students who plan short-term travel to present a paper at a conference, are invited to apply for an Ad Hoc Travel Grant to help pay for some portion of their travel expenses. Applications should be submitted to ccs@berkeley.edu at least 30 days in advance, and should include a brief proposal, a budget and proof of paper acceptance.

Note: All graduate students are eligible for two conference grants from the Graduate Division. Please make sure that you use up your funding at the Graduate Division before applying to CCS. Please click here for detailed information.