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The application for the 2021 class is now open! Due December 31st, 2020! 

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Asia Program, in conjunction with the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, operates the Wilson China Fellowship in support of policy-oriented academics with specialization in political, social, economic, security, or historical issues related to China. The aim of this new fellowship is to produce new and original pieces of research that improve understanding of the role that China is playing in the Indo-Pacific, its relations with its neighbors and the United States, and its impact on peace and security issues. Additionally, the Fellowship seeks to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, and to support a new generation of American scholarship on China.

The Wilson China Fellowship will be a critical source of China analysis in Washington, and will promote China expertise among the rising generation of young American scholars. - Abraham Denmark, Director of the Asia Program

“The Wilson Center is committed to bringing cutting-edge academic analysis to key foreign policy issues, and no issue is more important than understanding the geopolitical implications of China’s rise,” said Abraham Denmark, Director of the Asia Program. "The Wilson China Fellowship will be a critical source of China analysis in Washington, and will promote China expertise among the rising generation of young American scholars."

The Wilson China Fellowship will bring together young American scholars whose research will inform American policy throughout the region. - Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, said, "Neither China’s domestic development, nor U.S.-China relations, can be usefully evaluated outside the Indo-Pacific context. The Wilson China Fellowship will bring together young American scholars whose research will inform American policy throughout the region."

The 2020-21 cohort of Wilson China Fellows are currently researching topics ranging from China’s interactions with neighboring powers to the state of U.S.-China competition. With these projects, the Fellows hope to shed light on one of the most important international events of the Twenty-First Century. Increased understanding of China can inform smart and effective policy responses tailored to numerous challenges of the contemporary world.

Please join us in exploring the cutting edge research produced by the Wilson China Fellows. 

This fellowship is made possible with the generous support of Carnegie Corporation of New York. 

 

To contact us, please email chinafellowship@wilsoncenter.org.