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A completed application includes a completed exchange application form (below), plus the following uploaded documents:
Faculty reference letters (2)
Current unofficial transcript
The letters should address:
Upload a 3-page (maximum), double-spaced essay with 1 inch margins and 12 pt font. Study plans that do not follow formatting or length requirements will not be accepted.
Your essay must answer the following questions. Be as specific as possible.
Upload a 2-page (maximum), double-spaced essay with 1 inch margins and 12 pt font. The review committee will use this portion of the application to gain an understanding of your interest in Chinese people, culture, and affairs through your desire to study abroad there. The content is up to you, but we recommend writing about how your goals and aspirations during your time in China will set you apart from other candidates applying for these exchange program opportunities.
Upload your study plan here. Be sure to review the guidelines above. Study plans that do not follow formatting or length requirements will not be accepted.
Upload your personal statement here. Be sure to review the guidelines above. Personal statements that do not follow formatting or length requirements will not be accepted.
Unofficial transcript: You may provide an unofficial transcript by uploading an electronic copy or providing the URL you received from the Registrar’s Office.
Upload one letter of recommendation from a faculty member. The faculty member may also send the letter directly to the China Center via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via campus mail to 160 University International Center, mail code 3021A.
China Center (Minneapolis) 中国中心（美国）
160 University International Center | 612-624-1002 | email@example.com
China Office (Beijing) 中国代表处（北京）
china.umn.edu | 86-10-8532 4068 | firstname.lastname@example.org