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Hefner China Fund and the Kennedy School, Harvard


MeiLi and Robert Hefner established the Hefner China Fund with
the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard in 2005


The Hefners stated, "This fund will allow us, through the Kennedy School, to participate in the building of long-term positive relations between America and China , a relationship we believe to be the defining global relationship of the 21st century".

  • The first Hefner Fellow, Chen Chunmei, sponsored by the Hefner China Fund, attended the 2005/06 \Mason Program. She graduated in June 2006.
  • The Hefner Awardees for 2005/06 were:
    Ada Ho • Alene Tchourumoff • Cheng Zhu • Erick Nielsen • Jiming Cai • Nolan Miller •  Phillipp Silas Kruger • Wei Chen • Wei Ha • Yi Sun
  • The 2006/07 Hefner Fellows of the Mason Program sponsored by the Hefner China Fund were Li Zhang and Lin Yang. They graduated in June 2007.




Hefner China Fund and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy


MeiLi and Robert Hefner established the Hefner China Fund with
the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore in 2005

  • The Hefner China Fund 2008/09 sponsored one  student from China to attend the one-year Master in Public Administration Program at the LKYSPP. Hefner Fellow Li Chunlin graduated in July 2009.
  • The Hefner China Fund 2007/08 sponsored two students to attend the one-year MPA program at the LKYSPP. Hefner Fellows Yin Shuming and Willow Darsie  graduated in July 2008.
  • The Hefner China Fund 2006/07 sponsored two students to attend the one-year MPA program at the LKYSPP. Hefner Fellows were Liu Yubin and Xu Zhanguo who graduated in July 2007.
  • The Hefner China Fund 2005/06 sponsored two students from China to attend the two-year Master in Public Policy Program at the school. Hefner Fellows Huang Bingliang and Hou Yongsen graduated in December 2006.

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