Research Support

GW Confucius Institute’s mission is to assist and facilitate the large number of GW faculty who are actively engaged in research on China Studies, as well as forging collaborative relationship with a Chinese institution in any academic discipline. The GW Confucius Institute is currently soliciting research proposals related to China.  If you are interested, please refer to the attached documents for further details and instructions.

Please submit your proposals to [email protected] no later than Friday, February 16, 2018. Any questions can be directed to Meina Liu, the research director of the GW Confucius Institute, at [email protected].

Application Due Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Announcement Date for Funding Decision: March 15, 2018


• All regular, full-time faculty at GW in the humanities and social sciences disciplines.
• Limited service, visiting, or research faculty are not eligible.
• Faculty of the natural sciences disciplines are also not eligible.

Scope of the Proposal:
• Curriculum development on new course related to China
• Faculty travel to China to attend conference/workshop and to conduct research
• Hosting lecturers, speakers, and other China-related cultural/academic events on GW campus


Application Form (pdf)

Budget Application (xls)