Influence on Chinese Higher Education

Source: New York Daily Tribune

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Title: The First Remission of the Boxer IndemnityAuthor(s): Carroll B. MaloneSource: The American Historical Review, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Oct., 1926), pp. 64-68Published by: American Historical AssociationStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/

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This article mentioned that the idea to use Boxer Indemnity remission for education of Chinese students in U.S. was first attributed to Burlingame.
Jessica’s note: Ring dissertation attributes the idea to Williams

A number of prominent Chinese and Chinese Americans were beneficiaries of the Boxer Rebellion Indemnity Scholarship Program, including philosopher Hu Shih, Nobel Physics prizewinner Chen Ning Yang, mathematician Kai Lai Chung, linguist Yuen Ren Chao, and rocket scientist Tsien Hsue-shen. The scholarships served as a model for the Fulbright Program’s grants for international educational exchange (from wiki entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Boxer_Rebellion_Indemnity_ Scholarship_Program#Legacy)

Chinese Educational Commission to the United States: A Government Experiment in Western Education Author(s): Thomas E. LaFargue Source: The Far Eastern Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Nov., 1941), pp. 59-70 Published by: Association for Asian Studies Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2049076

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