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Yenching Academy at Peking University


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Details

The Yenching Academy offers a highly customizable and interdisciplinary Master’s program in China Studies for English speakers with varied levels of Chinese language competency. The program is designed to cultivate leaders who will advocate for global progress and cultural understanding. The scholarship includes funding for tuition fees, accommodation, transportation, a travel stipend, and a living stipend for 1-2 years.




Scholarship Amount

Tuition fees, a living stipend, accommodations, and a travel stipend


Annual Number of Scholarships Awarded

  • ~120 per year
    • 20% Chinese students
    • 80% international students
      • ~30-35% from Europe
      • ~25-30% from the U.S. and Canada
      • ~30-35% from the rest of the world



Eligibility

  • Hold at least a bachelor's degree in any field by August 31st of the award year
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary study of China
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement, social responsibility, and leadership potential
  • English proficiency



Selection Criteria

  • Deep, integrated knowledge
  • Creative problem solvers
  • Commitment to the greater good
  • Active leadership
  • Lifelong achiever



Application Material

  • Yenching Academy Application
    • Personal Statment
    • Research Proposal
  • CV/Resume
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation



Deadlines

National Deadline:
12-03-2021


Timeline

June: Yenching Academy Application Opens

December 3, 2021: National Deadline

Late December: Notification of finalists

Late December/Early January: Finalist interviews

Late February/Early March: Notification of selection




Length of Scholarship

1-2 years


Scholarship Website

https://yenchingacademy.pku.edu.cn/


Contact Information

competitivescholarships@utah.edu