Funding Opportunities


Duke’s Office of Duke Kunshan University Programs provides support for Duke faculty to develop programs at Duke Kunshan University and throughout China.

Education and Research Innovations in China (ERIC) grants are awarded for the development of courses, research projects, workshops, seminars, conferences, exhibits, etc. Proposals are invited and reviewed by the China Faculty Council twice each year, during the Fall and Spring semester. Award amounts are up to $20,000.

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The Spring 2017-2018 Request for Proposals is currently open, with submissions due by March 26, 2018. Details and proposal guidelines can be found in the PDF document below. Please contact Irina Adams in the Office of Duke Kunshan University Programs with questions regarding proposals.


A list of previously funded projects can be found on the ERIC-funded projects page.

Funding for more extensive projects is also available through the Provost’s Office.