Fully-funded International Master’s Degree Yenching Academy of Peking University Scholarships in China 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on September 15, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Economics, History, International Relations, Law, Literature, Philosophy and Religion
  • Country of the Scholarship

    China
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2024
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    All
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Address: Jingyuan Courtyard 3, Peking University, 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100871 Tel?010-6275 3625 Email?yca@pku.edu.cn

Aiming to build bridges between China and other countries all over the world, the Yenching Academy of Peking University offers a scholarship for international students with a Master’s degree for the academic year 2023-2024. This drive unites young generations who have exhibited an ability for initiative and development. At Yenching, they are drenched in an escalated learning climate where they can study China and its part of the planet — past, present, and future. The’s Institute will likely shape new ages of international citizens with a nuanced comprehension of China.

A fully-funded International Master’s Degree Scholarship will be offered to outstanding and talented international students that can help them achieve their personal and professional goals. The Yenching Academy aims to provide assistance to its scholars, and researchers and offers them a wide exhibit of interdisciplinary courses in China inside comprehensively characterized fields of the humanities and sociologies. The students will be working closely with their academic professors and mentors.

Yenching Researchers make their own review ways by picking courses from six exploration regions. They partake in different extracurricular exercises and field studies, coordinated by the Yenching Foundation, and planned by researchers themselves. Learning at the Academy is an excellent chance to participate in intercultural trades and interdisciplinary learning to develop the students with knowledge, skills, and potential.

Scholarship Provider: Yenching Academy of Peking University

About the Provider

Established in 1898, Peking University was initially named Jingshi College. It was the main public complete university in China and the highest educational administration in China around then. After the 1911 revolution, it was changed to its ongoing name 1912. The present Peking University has turned into a support for the country to develop great and inventive talents, the frontier of research explorations, a significant base for information advancement, and a significant bridge and window for global trades.

As the focal point of the New Culture Development and the origin of the “May Fourth” Development, as the origination of the earliest scattering of communism and majority rule logical idea in China, and as the earliest action base of the Socialist Coalition of China, Peking University adds to the renewal and freedom of the country and the development and improvement of the country. , the human advancement and headway of society have made indispensable commitments and played a significant job during the time spent in China’s modernization. The conventional soul of enthusiasm, progress, a majority rules system, and science and the style of investigation of tirelessness, meticulousness, truth-chasing, and development are brought into the world here and passed down from one age to another.

Peking University has entered another phase of verifiable turn of events and has made accomplishments in discipline development, ability preparation, workforce development, education and research, and so on. It has established a strong starting point for incorporating Peking University into a top-notch institution. The present Peking University has turned into a support for the country to develop great and outstanding students, a wilderness of logical examination, significant research for information development, and a significant extension and window for worldwide trades.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Degree Level: Master’s Degree
  • Field: Literature and Culture, History and Archaeology, Law and Society, Philosophy and Region, Economics and Management, Politics and International Relations.
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Scholarship Awards: Fully-Funded
  • Duration: Two years
  • Scholarship Country to Study: China
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility

Before proceeding with the application, the students must meet the following eligibility for the scholarship:

  • All international students are encouraged to apply.
  • The international students must have a bachelor’s degree diploma and be admitted to an eligible course offered by the university.
  • Must be at the age of 16 at the time of the application.
  • The candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree by August 2023.
  • Applicants must have a strong interest in interdisciplinary studies in China.
  • Must have good academic records and achievements, and can demonstrate academic excellence.
  • The scholarship preferred students who have engaged in community services, extracurricular activities, leadership skills, and social responsibilities.

English Language Requirements 

The international students must have good communication skills in oral and written English and must meet the following test score required for the English Language Proficiency Proof:

  • TOEFL (iBT): Overall 100
  • IELTS (Academic): Overall 7.0
  • Cambridge English Scale (Advanced): Overall 185
  • CET 6: Overall 600

Keep in mind that Peking University will not consider the applicants who will be enrolled in any other courses aside from the eligible courses offered for the scholarship.

Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply through an online application portal provided by the university. All applicants must create their own accounts on the Yenching Academy Admission portal and must be able to complete their application form alongside the required documents needed for evaluation of the scholarship application and admission.

Required Documents 

As part of the application process, the students are required to submit the following, failure to complete the application form and the documents needed for the scholarship may led to the rejection of the application.

  • Complete application form
  • A Personal Statement must be composed of 750 words or less.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interest must exclude the citations with maximum words of 1,500
  • Official Transcript of Records
  • Diploma
  • Certificates of Enrollment
  • Two academic letters of recommendation

Keep in mind that the submission of the English scores must be sent directly to the university, be sure to use the Yenching Academy of Peking University as the designated recipient upon booking an exam.

Scholarship Award 

The Yenching Academy of Peking University will be providing the following to successful students:

  • Tuition Fee
  • Airfare
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Health Insurance

The successful students must read and agree to the terms and conditions applied to the scholarship.

Scholarship Deadline 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until November 27, 2022. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.


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