As of August 15, International, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan candidates may apply for The Yenching Academy of Peking University’s 2019 cohort of Yenching Scholars. The Yenching Academy offers a prestigious, interdisciplinary Master’s Program in China Studies, taught primarily in English. Each year, the Yenching Academy brings together about 125 exceptional Chinese and international students from more than 40 different countries, who participate in classes, field studies, and self-designed research trips. Scholars may also organize and participate in the Yenching Global Symposium and Yenching Social Innovation Forum, annual student-led and organized events. Scholars meet and learn from renowned professors and guest speakers from around the world.
The Yenching Academy aims to shape a new generation of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China and its role in the world. It provides a generous scholarship that covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodation, and living costs on Peking University’s campus. The application deadline for the 2019 Cohort is December 7, 2018. More information about the program and how to apply is available on the Yenching Academy website and application portal.