The China Studies Institute (CSI) Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship Program allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, and education administrators about Chinese civilization, history, language, business and education. The institute encourages participants to develop strategies
for incorporating Chinese studies into courses on their campuses.
The 2020 institute involves two weeks of intensive seminars, lectures, discussions, site visits and and cultural activities related to this theme: "Scientific Innovation and Technology Transformation." Institute faculty will include scholars, administrators and representatives from the local Chinese community, and government officials.
- In-country domestic and ground transportation
- Other organized activity expenses
Due to the intensive nature of the program, families or friends cannot be accommodated and are not permitted to accompany participants.
The CSI Institute and Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowships are made possible by a generous endowment from the Chinese Government. AASCU manages and administers the CSI Fellowship program;Chinese Education Association for International Exchanges (CEAIE) provides the academic program and facilities in China.
Participants must meet the following requirements. Faculty members teaching in all disciplines, including STEM, are encouraged to apply.