Student Research Grants

China-related research grants of up to $1000 are available to University of Alberta full-time graduate and undergraduate students. The grant can be used to support research expenses including books, academic journal purchases and subscriptions, data collection, research materials, costs to prepare scholarly manuscripts for publication, registration fees for academic seminars or conferences etc. We will assess applications on a case-by-case basis.

Please submit an application form for student China-related research grants directly to The China Institute for consideration. 

Applications must include the following:

  1. Application form
  2. Summary of the research project, including research plan, expected outcomes and proposed budget
  3. Supporting statement from Supervising Faculty Member, Chair or Director of program

Terms of funding:

  1. Approved applications will be processed for payment by the earliest available monthly payroll deadline as determined by The China Institute and Student Payments office
  2. Original receipts will need to be retained for a minimum of one year
  3. A report of the research or related publication must be submitted to The China Institute

Review Process:

  • Students will only be considered for one student grant per year (once every 12 months)
  • Only complete applications will be considered
  • The review process may take up to ten weeks
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