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After Graduation

The Chinese Studies major and minor, especially when combined with other major programs, can set students up for success in careers, graduate school admission and national fellowship programs. 

Graduates of the Chinese Studies program have pursued careers in a variety of fields, including business, economics, education, journalism, and diplomacy. Graduates have also received awards and scholarships to continue their Chinese studies from prestigious and competitive programs such as Fulbright and Ministry of Education.

Postgraduate Fellowships

The following research, teaching and study opportunities are available to graduating seniors who will spend a year in China. Contact the Office of Distinguished Fellowships and Graduate Studies in the spring of your junior year for senior year if you are interested in pursuing fellowship opportunities for post-undergraduate research or teaching.

Fulbright Teaching Assistantships in Taiwan

Description: The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant programs place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction and to provide a native speaker presence in the classrooms.
Eligibility: Graduating seniors
Deadline: Early October
More information: Fulbright U.S. Student Program website

Fulbright Research Grants

Description: The Fulbright Study/Research Award is the traditional award opportunity where a candidate designs a proposal for a specific country.
Eligibility: Graduating seniors
Deadline: Early October
More information: Fulbright U.S. Student Program website

Ministry of Education Huayu Enrichment Scholarships

Description: Stipend toward tuition at an approved language program in Taiwan   
Eligibility: Students with a year or more of prior Chinese language study
Deadline: March 31 
More information: Ministry of Education