The Yenching Academy is currently accepting applications for up to 120 postgraduate placements to study in China. Chinese, as well as international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, are eligible to apply for this application programme.
The Academy offers a residential program aimed at creating a community of enthusiastic, globally oriented young innovators in the heart of China’s top university.
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Since its founding in 1898, Peking University has played a central role in China’s modern history. With its innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum and a rigorously selected cohort of young scholars from around the world, the Yenching Academy is serving to enhance the educational excellence at Peking University.
Course Level: award is available to pursue the postgraduate programme.
Study Subject: award is awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Award: The Yenching Academy provides a generous postgraduate scholarship that covers tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodations, and living costs on Peking University’s campus.
Number of Awards: The Yenching Academy annually enrols approximately 120 new students from both China and abroad, to study, live, and learn together.
The award can be taken in China
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the opportunity :
The Yenching Academy annually enrols approximately 120 new students from both China and abroad, to study, live, and learn together. Approximately 20% of students are recruited from Mainland China, while 80% are international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.
Requirements for Mainland Chinese Candidates are as follows:
- Graduate from a Mainland Chinese university (any major)
- An outstanding academic record;
- Strong interest in an interdisciplinary study of issues facing China;
- A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement, and social responsibility;
- Leadership potential;
- English proficiency.
Successful applicants will demonstrate how the Yenching Academy program is relevant and valuable for their career plans.
Nationality: Chinese, as well as international students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, are eligible to apply for this application programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be Graduated from a Mainland Chinese university (any major).
English Language Requirements: English proficiency test score (IELTS Type A/TOEFL/CET Band 4 and Band 6/TEM-4 and TEM-8).
How to Apply: Candidates who hold citizenship of the People’s Republic of China will be admitted on the basis of rules specified by the Ministry of Education of China. According to these regulations, candidates must qualify for exemption from the graduate entrance examination based on their Mainland Chinese University’s recommendations.
Applicants will be asked to create an account on the Yenching Academy admissions portal and submit the following materials in English:
- Completed online application;
- Personal statement (in English; 750 words or less);
- 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).
More details about the required documents are available through the admissions portal after creating an account.
Application Deadline: December 06, 2019