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Student Opportunities

Please check out the below student funding and travel opportunities, and let us know if you have others to add to this list.

How to Do International Research in the Time of Coronavirus

     Einaudi Center webinar recording for graduate students engaged in international research

Cornell Funding Opportunities for Students

U.S. Funding Opportunities for Students

  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research in any field or teaching in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only.
  • The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting research in modern languages or area studies for six to 12 months. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the United States. Travel to western European countries is not eligible.
  • The Luce Scholars Program is a competitive national fellowship program that welcomes applications from college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals who are U.S. citizens/permanent residents who have had limited exposure to Asia.

Chinese Funding Opportunities for Students

  • China's Schwarzman Scholarship supports a one-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing in one of three fields: public policy, international studies, or economics and business. Instruction is in English, and citizens under 29 years of all countries are eligible.
  • The Yenching Academy of Peking University aims to build bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master's program in China Studies.