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Fully Funded Yenching Academy of Peking University Fellowship in China

Fully Funded Yenching Academy of Peking University Fellowship in China

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Country: China
City: Beijing
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Applications are open for the Fully Funded Yenching Academy of Peking University Fellowship in China for the international students pursue a master program from Peking University for the academic year 2020.

The Yenching Academy of Peking University aims to build bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies. This initiative brings together young people who have demonstrated a talent for leadership and innovation. At Yenching, they are immersed in an intensive learning environment where they can explore China and its role in the world—past, present, and future. The Academy’s goal is to shape new generations of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China.

The Yenching Academy provides full fellowships to its scholars and offers them a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the humanities and social sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars create their own study paths by choosing courses from six research areas. They participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and field studies, organized by the Yenching Academy, and designed by scholars themselves. Studying at the Academy is an exceptional opportunity to take part in intercultural exchanges and interdisciplinary learning, developing both personally and professionally.

Benefits

The Yenching Academy will provide full fellowships that include all the following for the first academic year of study:

  • Covers tuition,
  • Accommodation in the Yenching Academy House,
  • A travel stipend for one round-trip journey between a base city and Beijing,
  • Basic medical insurance
  • A monthly stipend, and
  • Expenses related to research

Eligibility

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field awarded no later than August 31, 2020;
  • 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.

Application Procedure

Candidates may apply through Yenching Academy’s online application portal. Each applicant will create an account on the Yenching Academy admissions portal and submit the following materials in English:

  • Completed online application form;
  • Personal statement (750 words or less);
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Official transcript(s);
  • Diploma(s) or Certificate(s) of Enrollment;
  • Two letters of recommendation;
  • English requirements and minimum scores:
  1. IELTS (Academic): Overall 7.0
  2. TOEFL (iBT): Overall 100
  3. Cambridge English Scale (Advanced): Overall 185
  4. CEFR: C1 level
  5. CET 6: Overall 600
  6. TEM 4: Pass level of “良好” or above

*  Native English speakers and students or alumni of primarily English taught degree programs are not required to provide English proficiency test scores.

* Submission of English scores: For IELTS, TOEFL, and Cambridge tests, we will only accept scores sent directly to us from these organizations. Make sure you choose “Yenching Academy of Peking University” as the designated recipient of your scores when you book the exam time. For TOEFL, use the institution code: C488.

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline06 December,2019
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Open toAll
OrganizerPeking University
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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