Fully-funded International Postgraduate Scholarship: Application for the Yenching Academy postgraduate scholarship has been announced for high-achieving students.
Why study at Yenching Academy? Yenching Academy functions as an independent college at Peking University, Beijing, it awards students, scholarships, for Master of Arts in China. Studies with a curriculum that covers six broad categories: Literature and Culture; History and Archaeology; Philosophy and Religion; Politics and International Relations; Economics and Management; and Law and Society. Academy courses will be available in both English and Chinese.
Applying successfully for the fully-funded international postgraduate students’ scholarship- China, kindly read through this piece to the end to learn the full details about this program- the suitability criteria, requirements, application deadline, and more.
Scholarship Brief Description
The fully-funded International postgraduate students’ scholarship at Yenching Academy is a residential program offering a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Engaging very closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars have the flexibility to create their study paths by choosing from six research areas and a variety of extracurricular activities. Studying at the Academy represents a unique opportunity not only for intercultural and academic exchange but also for personal and professional development.
Scholarship Suitability & Criteria
Applicants Applying for the Fully-funded International Postgraduate Students’ Scholarship – China should have:
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field awarded no later than August 31 of the year in which they wish to enroll;
- An outstanding academic record;
- Strong interest in the interdisciplinary study of China;
- A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement, and social responsibility;
- Leadership potential;
- English proficiency.
Eligible successful applicants will show how the Yenching Academy program is relevant and valuable for their career plans. Preference is given to candidates age 25 or younger as of August 31, 2022. For students from countries with mandatory military service, the age preference is 27 years old or younger.
- The benefits Yenching Academy provides for suitably qualified postgraduate scholarship covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodations, and a monthly living stipend.
The closing date for this scholarship application entry is 3rd December 2021 (noon Beijing time).