Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, all travel must follow current guidelines, which are detailed in the International Institute Travel Policy.
Getting accepted to a summer internship through the China Internship Initiative does not guarantee you funding. Students selected for summer internships must apply for funding separately.
Below are some links to student funding sources that can be applied to a summer internship in China. Some of the funding opportunities are open to all students, and some are restricted to students of certain departments.
Be sure to check the deadline of the funding source you want to apply for. All applications are competitive, and no funding is guaranteed. Students are encouraged to seek funding from multiple sources,
Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies
Below are the funding opportunities offered by LRCCS, that can be applied to an internship through the China Internship Initiative.
LRCCS funding for student internships are made possible by the generous gifts of Walter Power, Y. Isabelle Sun and H. David He, and Kenneth and Jane Lieberthal.
Other Funding Open to All U-M Students
These funding opportunities are open to all students, and could be applied to an internship through the China Internship Initiative.
- International Institute Student Fellowships
- Mary Sue & Kenneth Coleman Global Experience Scholarship
Other Funding Open to Students in Selected Majors
These funding opportunities can only be applied to by students in certain majors or departments, but those students could apply these funding sources to an internship through the China Internship Initiative.
- LSA Internship Scholarship
- LSA Spring/Summer Scholarship
- PICS Summer Research and Internship Grants
- PitE Practical Experience Scholarships
- Residential College Funding for Internships
- Ross Global Experience Award
- Ross China Fellowship
Other U-M Funding for Global and Study Abroad Experiences
If you are interested in funding opportunities for other study abroad experiences beyond the China Internship Initiative that you are considering, check out the resources below.