The China Center offers funding to both students and faculty and staff. We are grateful to our generous donors and partners who make these awards possible.


Study Abroad Scholarships

We offer a variety of scholarships to support University of Minnesota students pursuing an educational experience in Greater China.

Exchange Programs

Exchange programs offer University of Minnesota students the opportunity to complete an immersive academic year program in mainland China. 

Academic Scholarships

We administer several scholarships that support University of Minnesota students interested in China or its culture by providing financial support to help with academic progress and meeting the costs of obtaining a college education.

Faculty and Staff

Visiting Scholars Initiative

This initiative offers awards to assist in bringing visiting scholars to the University of Minnesota to help strengthen academic exchange and research and extend the impact of mutual collaborations with China to the greater University of Minnesota campus and community.