Friday, 9 June 2017

Yenching Academy 2017 Scholarships for National / International Students in China

Yenching Academy is offering scholarships for both Chinese and aboard students. These scholarships are offered for those students who want to seek their postgraduate study at the Peking University in China. Approximately 125 new scholarships are offered this year.
Field of Study / Subjects
Yenching Academy scholarships are offered in any field to postgraduate study in the Peking University
Number of Scholarships
Approximately 125 new scholarships for both China and abroad students
  • Approximately 20% of students are recruited from Mainland China, while 80% are international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan
Duration of Scholarship
The duration of the Yenching Academy scholarship is 24 months (2 years)
Scholarship Description / Details
The Yenching Academy provides the following benefits:
  • Covers tuition fees
  • A travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing
  • Accommodations
  • Living costs
Eligibility Criteria
Requirements for Mainland Chinese applicants are as Follows:
  • Graduate from a Mainland Chinese university in 2018
  • Have an outstanding academic record
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary study of issues facing China
  • A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement and social responsibility
  • Leadership potential
  • English proficiency
How to Apply / Download Scholarship Form / Documents Required
Submit the following materials:
  • Completed online application
  • Personal statement (max 750 words)
  • English Curriculum Vitae
  • Chinese Curriculum Vitae
  • Most recent official transcript
  • Official Class Rank Form
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English proficiency test score (IELTS Type A/TOEFL/CET Band 4 and Band 6/TEM-4 and TEM-8)
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 15th June, 15th July (annual)
Second Deadline: 15th June 2017 (Beijing time 23:59)
Final Deadline: 15th July, 2017 (Beijing time 23:59)
Official Website: Visit official website to find the further details



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