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Funding opportunities for PKU-UCLA JRI activities

Government Funding

Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST)

  • International collaboration: 400M RMB ($61.5M USD)

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

  • 6.4B in total (about $1B USD)
  • 100M for international collaboration
    • 1M/year on average per project
    • Need matching from NSF in US

Municipal city of Beijing

  • 400M RMB for education
  • 3B in research and development (hope will impact local industry)

China International Science and Technology Cooperation (CISTC)

NSF US, Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

  • an NSF-wide program that supports international activities across all NSF supported disciplines. The primary goal is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community
  • next solicitation will be announced in the summer of 2014

Student Exchanges

UCLA Study Abroad Office

CSC (China Scholarship Council)

NSF East Asia & Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)

  • supports U.S. graduate student researchers in STEM fields
  • Awardees receive the following:
    • $ 5,000 stipend
    • International round-trip air ticket to the host location
    • Support for attending a pre-departure orientation in the Washington, D.C. area.
    • Abroad living expenses by foreign co-sponsoring organizations, and an orientation to the science environment and culture(s) of each location
  • November 25, 2013

NSF International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)

  • supports development of globally-engaged U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in NSF funded areas of research
  • involves students in ongoing research programs or projects specifically designed for the IRES programs
  • August 19, 2014

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

  • supports active research participation by U.S. undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • involves students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program
  • August 27, 2014

For more info please contact:
Larissa Harrison
lharrison@international.ucla.edu

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