Sampson and Faye Shen Chinese Scholarship

Sampson and Faye Shen Chinese Scholarship

(For study abroad in China or Taiwan)

The Sampson and Faye Shen Chinese Scholarship was established by Dr. Anne Chao in memory of her parents.  The Scholarship provides travel grants up to $1,500 for Rice students who want to study Chinese in China or Taiwan.  

Amount: Up to $1,500 (The amount will be decided based on needed level.).

Applications for 2022 will be open from March 4 - April 4, 2022.


  • Have taken at least 2 Chinese language and culture courses at CLIC by the time of the study abroad program in Taiwan or China.
  • Preference is given to students who have B grades in the language courses previously taken and an overall GPA of at least 3.00.
  • Apply to a study abroad program approved by CLIC and Study Abroad Office.


Click on this link to access the application

Selection Process:

The Chinese faculty members will select the recipients 


Please email Professor Meng Yeh,