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DEADLINE: Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies

October 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Develop fluency in Mandarin and gain practical, independent work experience in China, home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations and most vibrant economies.  Weir Fellows spend the Spring semester in Beijing for intensive language study and then complete an eight-week summer internship in either Beijing or Shanghai exploring careers in fields such as banking, law, journalism, public health, and historic preservation.


Weir Fellowship in China: Features

  • Intensive language studies in Beijing
  • Immersion into the Chinese culture and traditions
  • Professional experience during an eight-week summer internship in Beijing or Shanghai
  • Chinese roommate and a full-time language pledge


Open to all UNC-CH undergraduates with at least sophomore status, a 3.2 GPA or higher, and at least 3 semesters of Chinese language. Fellowship covers most costs above UNC tuition!

Program Dates: 
February 17 –  August 14, 2016



October 1, 2015
11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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