Asian Studies Center is offering Chinese Studies Remission Scholarships at University of Pittsburgh. Scholarships are awarded to graduate students, in any field, from Greater China, which includes the People’s Republic of China, the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
The Asian Studies Center is Western Pennsylvania’s regional resource for research, teaching, learning and building connections about Asia. Through 106 affiliated faculty with expertise spanning the academic disciplines, we foster multidisciplinary academic programming and community engagement.
The University of Pittsburgh’s mission is to advance teaching, research, and public service. This three-part commitment enables the University to serve others by educating diverse students from the region, the nation, and the world; expanding boundaries of knowledge, discovery, and technology; and enhancing quality of life in the western Pennsylvania region and beyond.
University of Pittsburgh in most of its schools require a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL test and 7.0 on the IELTS test in order to be considered for admission. The School highly recommends and much prefers that applicants take the IELTS examination.
Course Level: Scholarships are offered for graduate certificate programme.
Study Subject: Graduate students wishing to intensify their study of a country or region in Asia will gain a deeper and broader perspective by enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies.
List of subjects: China Studies
Scholarship Award: The University of Pittsburgh will offer scholarship covering tuition for all or part of one or two terms of full-time study.
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for a scholarship you must be a graduate student from Greater China.
-Graduate students of any nationality in the field of China Studies or
-Graduate students, in any field, from Greater China, which includes the People’s Republic of China, the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Nationality: Scholarships will be given only to residents of Greater China, which includes the People’s Republic of China, the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
College Admission Requirement:
Entrance Requirement: Graduate students should seek admission to the certificate program as soon as they have been admitted to the University of Pittsburgh. Students should complete this form to set up an enrollment or advising appointment with Dr. Katherine Carlitz. The graduate certificate entails a combination of foreign language training and multidisciplinary area studies necessary for both communicative and cultural competence. It has three academic components: Asian language proficiency, Asian studies courses, and a capstone research paper.
-Asian Language Proficiency: A student must demonstrate proficiency in reading and speaking one approved Asian language related to one of the student’s countries or regions of interest. Proficiency means at least three years of college-level study or the equivalent; it may be established by completing language courses or by passing a special examination.
-Asians Studies Courses: A minimum of five upper-level courses or graduate seminars focused on Asia, in at least two departments. The five courses must include one seminar outside the student’s major department.
-A Research Paper: The requirement for a research paper on Asian societal forces from a cultural, historical, health, political or economic perspective can be fulfilled when the student submits either a seminar paper or a thesis. The paper or thesis may be used to complete departmental requirements for a graduate degree as well as for the certificate, but it must include research using the student’s approved Asian language.
English Language Requirment:
-The University of Pittsburgh TOEFL code is 2927
-Most of its school requires a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL test and 7.0 on the IELTS test in order to be considered for admission. The School highly recommends and much prefers that applicants take the IELTS examination.
-An English-Language Test is not required if you completed a degree at a University or College where English is the first Language
Supporting Material: Applicants must submit completed application form, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a written statement (five page maximum) summarizing academic goals, career objectives, research interests and plans for use of the award. Applicants must also submit a current CV, GRE scores and, if applicable, TOEFL scores.
How to Apply: The student fills out and sends the application form via post.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st February 2016.