7 December 2018 


Beijing, China

(Fully Funded)


Master Scholarships in Yenching Academy at Peking University  

The Yenching Academy annually enrolls approximately 125 new students from both Mainland China and abroad, to study, live, and learn together. International students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan comprise roughly 80% of the student body.

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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.

Since its founding in 1898, Peking University has played a central role in China’s modern history. With its innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum and the rigorously selected cohort of young scholars from around the world, the Yenching Academy is serving to enhance the educational excellence at Peking University.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

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

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

(12) Twelve months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.
  • Preference is given to candidates age 25 or younger as of August 31 of the year they wish to enroll. For students from countries with mandatory military service, the age preference is 27 years old or younger.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • All admitted students receive the Yenching Scholarship, which covers tuition, accommodation in the Yenching Academy House, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey to and from Beijing, basic medical insurance, and a living stipend adequate to cover campus living costs and expenses related to field studies.

How to Apply

First Step: create an account on the Yenching Academy admissions portal Here.

Second Step: Once you create an account you must complete the application 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.
  • International English proficiency test score (at least IELTS 7/TOEFL 100/Cambridge 180/CEFR C1).

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