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Katherine Taylor Fellowship

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Fellowship Description
A study-abroad funding opportunity, the Katherine Taylor Fellowship provides funds for U-M graduate students for up to a full year of research and language study in a Chinese-speaking environment. Preference is given to students who have not had extensive direct exposure to Chinese society.

Requirements & Eligibility

Appropriate named fellowships for applicants will be determined by the Admission Fellowship Committee and do not need to be pre-selected by applicants.

  • Awardees must have begun graduate work related to China and have completed at least one year of Chinese language study.
  • Awardees immerse themselves in Chinese language and culture while living and studying in China or Taiwan for at least one academic year.
  • Awardees are expected to return to the University of Michigan to continue their graduate studies after their time abroad.