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Yenching Academy International Fellowships in China 2020

The Yenching Academy is a fully-funded residential program offering International Fellowships opportunities within the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Yenching Academy of Peking University wishes to connect China and the rest of the world via an interdisciplinary master’s degree program in China Studies. This initiative connects young people who have displayed a talent for leadership and novelty. At Yenching, students are submerged in a rigorous learning atmosphere where they can discover China and its role in the world—past, present, and future. The Academy’s objective is to shape new generations of international citizens with a nuanced perception of China.

The Yenching Academy offers full fellowships to its students and provides them a wide range of interdisciplinary programs on China within roughly defined fields of the humanities and social sciences. Working meticulously with their academic advisors, Yenching Scholars establish their own study paths by selecting courses from six research fields. They take part in a range of extracurricular undertakings and field studies, organized by the Yenching Academy, and planned by scholars themselves. Schooling at the Academy is an exceptional opportunity to partake in intercultural exchanges and interdisciplinary learning, growing both personally and professionally.

Application Deadline: 4th December 2020 (12:00 noon Beijing time).

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Masters

Eligible Field of Study:

  • Economics & Management
  • History & Archaeology
  • Law & Society
  • Literature & Culture
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Politics & International Relations

Number of Awards: About 125

Value of Award: Yenching Academy offers a substantial postgraduate fellowship award providing tuition fees, a travel allowance for one round-trip journey between every Scholar’s base city and Beijing, housings, and a monthly living allowance.

Eligibility for Yenching Academy International Fellowships

Applicants 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.

How to Apply for Yenching Academy International Fellowships

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Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

Application Deadline

  • 4th December 2020 (12:00 noon Beijing time).

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