The Yenching Academy is a fully-funded residential program offering various interdisciplinary courses on China within the Humanities and Social Sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars have the flexibility to create their study paths by choosing from six research areas and a variety of extracurricular activities. Studying at the Academy represents a unique opportunity not only for intercultural and academic exchange, but also for personal and professional development.
Yenching Academy provides a generous postgraduate fellowship covering tuition fees, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between each Scholar’s base city and Beijing, accommodations, and a monthly living stipend.
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 interdisciplinary study of China; · A record of extracurricular achievement, community engagement and social responsibility; · Leadership potential; · English proficiency.
Successful applicants will show how the Yenching Academy program is relevant and valuable for their career plans. Preference is given to candidates age 25 or younger as of August 31 2022. For students from countries with mandatory military service, the age preference is 27 years old or younger.
Deadline: 3rd December 2023
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