Thursday, August 31, 2017

New Fellowship Opportunities for Fall 2018

We are pleased to announce two new fellowships for students applying to the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Fall 2018. Our new Diversity Fellowship and Young Professionals in China Fellowship are offered to students who can demonstrate how their diverse backgrounds and experiences will enhance classroom discussion. The HNC welcomes a diverse student body to our bilingual community, where we maintain a deep commitment to open academic inquiry and mutual understanding.

Diversity Fellowship
This $10,000 fellowship will be awarded to a limited number of students who can demonstrate how their diverse backgrounds and experiences will enhance classroom discussion based on a short-answer question. Aspects of diversity may include race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, socio-economic status, and disability, among others.

Young Professionals in China Fellowship
This $10,000 fellowship will be awarded to a limited number of students who have spent at least 12 months working full-time in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, or Macao in any field. Students must answer a short-answer question to demonstrate how they will bring their work experience in China into the HNC classroom.

We are continuing to offer HNC general fellowships to 100% of students who apply for financial aid by the application deadline, as well as the following specific fellowships below. We are able to offer these fellowships thanks to the generosity of the HNC alumni community and other donors. 

International Scholar Fellowship
This full-tuition fellowship will be awarded to an international student (non-US citizen or dual citizen) enrolling in Fall 2018. Please note that applicants to the HNC Certificate/Johns Hopkins SAIS MA would receive full tuition funding for the Certificate portion of the program only.

Student Leader Fellowship

Students who have successfully completed one year in the US-China Strong Ambassador Program or completed one year as a Project Pengyou Chapter Leader by the time of enrollment at the HNC will be considered for this $10,000 fellowship. 

US-China Exchange Fellowship
Students who have successfully completed a US government-supported Chinese language study program that includes a minimum of 8 weeks of study in China prior to the time of enrollment will be considered for this $10,000 fellowship.

Eligible US government-supported programs include, but are not limited to: Chinese Language Flagship Program, Boren Award for International Study, Critical Language Scholarship Program, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Fulbright Awardee for study or research in China, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, and Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.

How to Apply
To be considered for all fellowships and federal funding, complete the Financial Aid Application Form included in the application by the application deadline (November 1 for early notification and February 1 for general application deadline). You can indicate your interest in any of the above fellowships on this form (check all that apply). Some fellowships may require an additional short-answer question. Click here to start an application.

Students who are awarded one or more of the above fellowships are also eligible for additional fellowship funding.  If you have questions about your eligibility for any of the above fellowships, please visit our website or contact 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

HNC on the Road: 2017 Campus Visits and Virtual Info Sessions

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center admissions team will be on the road again this fall! This year we are going to over 100 schools across the United States and Canada. Admissions representatives will be holding info sessions, visiting Chinese classes, and holding one-on-one appointments. See the list below to see if the HNC will be visiting your school this fall.

If you can't meet us in person, we are also holding virtual info sessions throughout the fall. Click on the links below for more information to RSVP and sign up for email reminders.

    September 13 7:00-8:00pm ET
    October 3 7:00-8:00pm ET
    October 25 7:00-8:00pm ET

Please contact us at for visit details or to schedule a one-on-one appointment when we are at your campus. For on-the-road updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @HopkinsNanjing.

We look forward to meeting you this fall!  

  • Arizona State University 
  • San Francisco State University
  • Soka University 
  • UC Davis 
  • UC Irvine 
  • UC San Diego 
  • UCLA 
  • University of Redlands 
  • University of San Francisco 
  • Concordia University
  • McGill University
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Toronto 
  • University of Colorado Boulder 
  • Yale University 
District of Columbia 
  • American University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • University of Delaware
  • Florida State University
  • New College of Florida
  • Rollins College 
  • University of Florida 
  • University of South Florida- Tampa 
  • Emory University 
  • Kennesaw State University 
  • University of Georgia 
  • University of North Georgia
  • BYU Hawaii 
  • University of Hawaii 
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Urbana
  • Purdue University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Centre College
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Maryland 
  • Amherst College 
  • Boston College
  • Brandeis University
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross 
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Tufts University
  • UMASS Amherst 
  • Wellesley College
  • Williams College 
  • Calvin College
  • Hope College
  • Michigan State University
  • Carleton College
  • Macalester College 
  • University of Minnesota- Twin Cities

  • Washington University in St. Louis 
New Hampshire 
  • Dartmouth College 
New York
  • Barnard College 
  • Binghamton 
  • Colgate University 
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University 
  • CUNY Bernard Baruch College
  • Hunter College 
  • Syracuse University 
  • University of Rochester 
  • Vassar College 
  • West Point- United States Military Academy  
North Carolina
  • Davidson 
  • Duke University 
  • UNC Chapel Hill 
  • Wake Forest University 
  • Kenyon College 
  • Marietta College 
  • Miami University 
  • Wittenberg University 
  • Lewis and Clark 
  • Portland State University 
  • Reed University of Oregon 
  • Willamette 
  • Carnegie Mellon University 
  • Gettysburg 
  • Haverford College 
  • Lafayette College 
  • Pennsylvania State University 
  • Swarthmore College 
  • Temple University 
  • University of Pittsburgh 
Rhode Island 
  • Brown University 
  • University of Rhode Island
South Carolina 
  • Clemson University 
  • University of South Carolina 
  • Wofford College 
  • Rice University 
  • University of Houston 
  • Brigham Young University 
  • University of Utah 
  • Middlebury College 
  • Norwich University 
  • University of Vermont 
  • College of William and Mary 
  • James Madison University 
  • University of Richmond 
  • Pacific Lutheran University 
  • Seattle University 
  • University of Washington 
  • Western Washington 
  • Beloit College 
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Publication Series Features Hopkins-Nanjing Center

For several years, Nanjing University and the Hopkins-Nanjing Center have jointly published a series of books in Chinese and English that feature subjects and authors related to US-China relations and/or the Hopkins-Nanjing Center. The most recent book, The Hopkins-Nanjing Center Book of Memories, celebrates all things HNC as a 30th anniversary tribute. Edited by the co-directors of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in 2016, it features interviews and fond remembrances from former faculty, students, and staff.  It also includes a selection of academic and Commencement speeches delivered at the HNC over the past 30 years.  Short pieces, all of them in both Chinese and English, range from academic to humorous and sentimental. Those who see the HNC as an important chapter in their life are guaranteed to find something or someone they remember in these pages!  

All the books in the Series, which is collectively called The United States, China, and the Contemporary World, are described briefly below and can be purchased on by searching for the book title in Chinese or English.  Note that some books are bilingual and others are in Chinese only.

Title:  Hopkins-Nanjing Center Book of Memories

Authors: 何成洲,顾百里  Chengzhou He, Cornelius C. Kubler
Published: June 2016
This bilingual book features articles and speeches by HNC students, alumni, faculty, and staff, drawing on 30 years of HNC history. It was edited by the HNC’s Chinese Co-Director Chengzhou He and former American Co-Director Neil Kubler.

Title: 中国绿色转型之路
The Road of China’s Green Transition
Author: 黄海峰  Haifeng Huang
Published: June 2016
Haifeng Huang. a 1992 graduate of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, is currently professor at Peking University’s HSBC business school and director of the Green Economy research center. This book is in Chinese only. It introduces the green economy applications of several Chinese cities, companies, and social welfare organizations that represent China’s gradual turn away from a “carbon economy” era, and makes a strong case for China’s pressing need for a green economy.

Title: Chinese and American Cultural Studies in the Global Context
Editors: 程爱民,潘望编  Aimin Cheng, Wangbian Pan
Published June 2016
Published in June 2016, this book presents papers presented at a conference held at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in 2015.  Cheng and Pang are both professors at Nanjing University.  The collected articles, most in Chinese and several in English, are from the fields of linguistics, humanities, and culture and probe the latest state of cultural exchange between the United States and China.

Title: 以小搏大:越美巴黎谈判(1968-1973)
Asymmetric Game: Paris Negotiations Between Vietnam and The United States (1968-1973)
Author: 程晓燕Xiaoyan Cheng
Published Dec. 2015
This book in Chinese uses historical data to provide a detailed account of the Paris Peace Accords.  Xiaoyan Cheng was a visiting scholar at the Hopkins Nanjing Center and is currently is a professor at Nanjing University of Finance and Economics.