The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) offers several grant programs for faculty involved in study or research that advances knowledge of China.

CCS Research Grants

Center for Chinese Studies Research Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to CCS faculty associates pursuing research on any aspect of China. Learn more.

CCS Instructional/Course Development Seed Grants

CCS Instructional/Course Development Seed Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to support the development of courses that have significant China-related content OR are designed to integrate China-related material as an analytical focus, in a comparative framework or as a case study. Learn more

CCS Conference Travel Support

CCS Conference Travel Support will be awarded only in cases where other sources of funding are exhausted or inadequate. Learn more.

CCS Annual Thematic Conference

CCS will sponsor an annual conference on Chinese Studies. The conference theme will be determined by a competitive application process with solicited proposals from CCS faculty associates. Learn more.

CCS Outreach Projects

CCS Faculty are invited to submit funding proposals for outreach projects that bring an important event, issue, performance, etc., to the University of Michigan and the larger community around us. Learn more.

Michigan-Fudan Collaboration in the Social Sciences

To foster more faculty and student collaboration and exchange between Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and the University of Michigan. Learn more.