Duthie-Secchia Fellowship for Doctoral Research on Contemporary China

Fellowships for UCLA Ph.D. students' doctoral research addressing contemporary social issues in China

Duthie-Secchia Fellowship for Doctoral Research on Contemporary China

Due 4/22/2016

Online Application


v. The fellowship is awarded to UCLA Ph.D. students who are registered and enrolled for the academic year of 2015-16.

v. The fellowship is awarded to facilitate doctoral research addressing social issues of contemporary relevance in China.

v. Students from any department are welcome to apply; however preference will be given to those projects that have a clear connection to social issues in contemporary China.

v. Fellowship at the range of $5,000 to $10,000 will be awarded based on compatibility of research proposal, student merits, and other funding available to students. 

v. Fellowship recipient is required to provide a one-page summary of research outcomes (such as conference presentations, dissertation chapters, or publications) and a picture of her/his research for dissemination on UCLA/CCS website and social media.


Research Proposal Guidelines (4-6 pages, double-spaced)

Describe your research project, include the following:

v. A precise statement of the project and its key objectives;

v. Preliminary budget, field site location, design of work, and timeline for completion;

v. Plan of publications, conference presentations or other public dissemination that can be expected from the work.


Check List

v. Curriculum Vitae

v. Research Proposal (see details above)

v. Faculty Recommendation Letter from committee chair (or a faculty who is most familiar with your work).


Award recipients will be contacted on 5/9/2016.

Please fill out the online application and upload all required documents HERE

You may review and revise your application anytime before the deadline (April 22, 2016).

For more info please contact:
Center for Chinese Studies

Published: Thursday, April 07, 2016