Yenching Academy of Peking University Scholarship in China 2023-Fully Funded

Scholarship Description:
Under Yenching Academy of Peking University Scholarship in China 2023-Fully Funded applications are being invited from eligible candidates. International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows Masters level programm(s) in the field of Economics and Management, Law and Society, Literature and Culture taught at Yenching Academy of Peking University . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 27/11/2022

The Yenching Academy of Peking University aims to build bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies. This initiative brings together young people who have demonstrated a talent for leadership and innovation. At Yenching, they are immersed in an intensive learning environment where they can explore China and its role in the world—past, present, and future. The Academy’s goal is to shape new generations of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China.

The Yenching Academy provides full fellowships to its scholars and offers them a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the humanities and social sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars create their own study paths by choosing courses from six research areas. They participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and field studies, organized by the Yenching Academy, and designed by scholars themselves. Studying at the Academy is an exceptional opportunity to take part in intercultural exchanges and interdisciplinary learning, developing both personally and professionally.

The Yenching Academy annually enrolls approximately 120 new students from both the Chinese Mainland and abroad, to study, live, and learn together. International students comprise roughly 80% of the student body.

Degree Level:

Master’s Degree Program

Available Subjects:

Law and Society, Literature and Culture, Philosophy and Religion, Politics and International Relation, Economics and Management, History and Archaeology.

Scholarships Benefits:

  • The Fellowship covers the full tuition Fess.
  • A monthly stipend will be given.
  • One round-trip travel allowance will be given.
  • The fellow will receive medical insurance.
  • The fellows will be given accommodation at the Yenching Academy.

Eligible Nationalities:

International Students are eligible.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field or currently enrolled in a degree program awarded no later than August 31, 2023.
  • The applicant must be between 23 to 28 Years of age.
  • The applicant must be able to live in Beijing during their master’s course.
  • An outstanding academic record.
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary study of China.
  • A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement, social responsibility, and leadership potential.
  • English proficiency.

Peking University does not allow students to be enrolled in other degree programs whilst studying at the university.

Application Procedure:

Candidates may apply through Yenching Academy’s online application portal. Each applicant will create an account on the Yenching Academy admissions portal and submit the following materials in English:

  • Completed online application form
  • Personal statement (750 words or less)
  • Statement of Research Interest (maximum 1500 words, excluding citations)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Diploma(s) or Certificate(s) of Enrollment
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • English requirements and minimum scores

○ IELTS (Academic): Overall 7.0

○ TOEFL (iBT): Overall 100

○ Cambridge English Scale (Advanced): Overall 185

○ CET 6: Overall 600

○ TEM 4: Pass level of “良好” or above

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