Sunday, 17 September 2017

Yenching Academy Scholarships 2017 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. The Yenching Academy provides a generous postgraduate scholarship that covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between applicant city and Beijing, accommodations, and living costs on Peking University’s campus.
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:
  • Hold a  Bachelor’s degree in any field at the time of application
  • 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: 11th December, 15th January (annual)
Second Deadline: 11th December 2017 (Universities in the United States and Canada)
Final Deadline: 15th January 2018 (Universities in all other countries)
Official Website: Visit official website to find the further details




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