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U.S.-China Student Fellows Program Overview

The Georgetown University U.S.-China Student Fellows Program, part of the Georgetown Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, is a platform to promote student-to-student dialogue among U.S. and Chinese university students around critical global issues. 

The program features a cohort of eight to ten young leaders, selected from top U.S. and Chinese colleges and universities. Over the course of an academic year, fellows participate in dialogue through in-person meetings, a web-based platform, and networking opportunities.

The inaugural cohort was announced in September 2016. Fellows were selected by a faculty committee through a competitive essay contest in summer 2016. You can learn about these fellows here and read their blog posts here.

The first U.S.- China Student Fellows conference was held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in October 2016 on the topic of “Challenges of Globalization.” A summary of the five-day dialogue and overarching discussion themes is available. The spring meeting took place in Beijing in May 2017.

The call for applications for the 2017-2018 Student Fellows Program has now closed.