As I understand it, this new program has the potential to provide foreign Ph.D. students studying in China with up to RMB 200,000 per year for six years; and their are other dimensions of the program as well. Some information is below, and on the linked websites. Anyone with specific additional information, please share in the comments. Note that students applying from universities with affiliated Confucius Institutes will apparently receive priority.
Confucius China Study Plan(Trial Version)
In order to foster deep understanding of China and the Chinese culture among young elites 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 (the Headquarters) has set up the “Confucius China Study Plan”.
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Here is an announcement of a month-long summer program for faculty and graduate students; note that there will be a parallel opportunity for undergraduate students’ more information about that is forthcoming soon.
We are pleased to introduce the Third Annual Nishan Confucian Studies Summer Institute at the Nishan Birthplace of the Sage Academy in Shandong, China, July 6 to August 3, 2013.
This month-long training program for teachers of Chinese culture and advanced graduate students will be led by professors Roger T. Ames (University of Hawaii), Sor-hoon Tan (National University of Singapore) and Tian Chenshan (Beijing Foreign Studies University), with a special series of lectures by Henry Rosemont, Jr. (Brown University), Zhang Xianglong (Beijing University), and Hans-Georg Moeller (University College Cork). Our time together will revolve around careful and critical readings of classical texts and contemporary commentaries, seminars, discussion groups, cultural events and activities, and a number of field trips.
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