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The Beijing Center

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The Beijing Center is a program provider offering 3 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Internship, Volunteer, and Intensive Language abroad programs in 2 countries such as China and Online Education Abroad - Virtual Study Abroad.

The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies (TBC) provides a unique environment for undergraduate students and scholars from all over the world to begin their engagement with China. Our mission is to promote mutual understanding between China and other cultures. What makes us unique is our placement in a long and storied tradition of Jesuit education, one that teaches us that true cultural engagement starts first with friendship.

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January 20, 2022

Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad.

$3,000-7,000

Deadlines:
https://www.iie.org/sitecore/content/Home/Programs/Freeman-ASIA/Apply

Guidelines/Requirements:
Freeman-ASIA accepts applications from U.S. citizens or permanent residents studying at the undergraduate level at a two-year or four-year college or university who demonstrate financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Recipients receive up to $5,000 and are available for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad and credit-bearing internships abroad. Also, students studying Mandarin (a critical need language) are automatically considered for the Gilman Critical need Language Award, with a total award of $8,000.

Up to $8,000

Deadlines:
Check out their website for application deadlines.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Eligble Applicants Must Be: -Receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship. -Applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S./li> -Studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks (28 days) in one country - or two weeks (14 days) for current community college students - and no more than one academic year. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks. -Studying or interning abroad in any country or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning List. Students applying to programs in Mexico may only apply for scholarships to support study in Mexican states where no advisory is in effect according to the U.S. Department of State Travel Warning List.

Provides scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interest. Maximum scholarship awards are $10,000 for a semester program and $20,000 for a full academic year.

$10,000-20,000

Deadlines:
Check out their website for application deadlines.

Guidelines/Requirements:
For more information, please visit their website.

The fly free scholarships are available to students at: Elon University, Georgetown University, and Marquette University. The fly free scholarships offer up to three students from each university an airfare subsidy of up to $1,000 for their flight to China. To learn more and apply for this scholarship, please contact your home university study abroad office.

$1,000

Deadlines:
For applications deadlines, please check their website.

Guidelines/Requirements:
All scholarship awards are for the student recipient only. TBC reserve the right to withdraw, terminate or suspend any scholarship on disciplinary grounds or in case of academic failure. Where needed, scholarship recipients may also be required to assist TBC with its marketing and publicity activities

The Beijing Center offers paid internships and assistantships, depending on need, in the following departments: Academics and Administration, ChinaContact, Career Ventures, Marketing and Communications, Anton Library, Human Resources, and Student Life.

TBD

Deadlines:
Application deadlines depend on the internship/assistantship process and timeline.

Guidelines/Requirements:
To learn more and apply, please visit TBC’s Join Our Team page.

Offers $500 awards for students attending a member institution.

$500

Deadlines:
For application deadlines, please check their website.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a university or community college based in the Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must meet the following criteria: • Attend a Diversity Network member institution (see if your institution is a member at www.DiversityNetwork.org/members). • Have minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA or the equivalent at an accredited university or college. • Participate in a study abroad program for a minimum length of 4 weeks. • Be willing to share their experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community via articles, student story, and country guide submissions and participate in the DiversityAbroad.com community. Disbursement: Half of the scholarship is paid to student via Paypal prior to departure. The remaining scholarship is paid to student via Paypal after the program ends and all scholarship requirements are complete.

Award amounts vary however will range in increments of $500 to $1,500.

$500-1,500

Deadlines:
Please check their website for application deadlines.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Eligibility At the time of applying for a scholarship, you must be enrolled in a North American college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree being earned You must be a US or Canadian citizen Your time abroad must be spent in one of the following countries: China

The returning student scholarship provides current undergraduate TBC students or alumni with a cash award to support their continued study in China at TBC. To learn more, please contact advisor@thebeijingcenter.org.

Up to $1,000

Deadlines:
Applications for the Spring semester scholarship are due November 1st (by 11:59pm) Applications for the Fall semester scholarship are due May 1st (by 11:59pm) Late submissions will not be accepted

Guidelines/Requirements:
Eligibility • Be a current degree-seeking, full-time, undergraduate student at an accredited university • Be currently enrolled in or have previously been enrolled in a TBC program • Have the intent to enroll at TBC for a second term (semester or summer) • Be a non-Chinese citizen (or have Permanent Resident status or citizenship in a country other than China) • Be in good academic standing at your home institution and at TBC • Be in good disciplinary standing at your home institution and at TBC • Submit complete application to The Beijing Center’s Student Development Office by the application deadline

The Beijing Center (TBC) is committed to remaining a budget-friendly study abroad option for students. We aim to keep our costs similar to, or less than, a semester/year spent at your home university. To further assist students of financial need, TBC offers a Pell Grant Supplement Scholarship. The Pell Grant Supplement will be a $500 scholarship for any semester student who receives a Pell Grant as part of their regular financial aid package. To confirm eligibility, students will simply be required to submit a financial aid office letter detailing your overall financial aid package.

$500

Deadlines:
Application deadlines depend on your university's financial aid office process and TBC's semester-based program deadlines.

Guidelines/Requirements:
For further information, please contact advisor@thebeijingcenter.org

Award amounts of up to $10,000 (full year abroad); $5,000 (fall/spring semester abroad); prorated by no. of weeks, minimum $1,250 (summer programs)

$1,250-10,000

Deadlines:
For application deadlines, please check out TBC's website.

Guidelines/Requirements:
For more information, please contact advisor@thebeijingcenter.org