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Yenching Academy Scholarships 2024

International students at Peking University have the opportunity to pursue fully-funded multidisciplinary studies on China's past, present, and future through the Yenching Academy Scholarship.

Applications are invited for the Yenching Academy Scholarships 2024. December 3, 2023, is the deadline for applications for the Yenching Academy scholarship at Peking University. The Yenching Academy Scholarship aims to deepen relations between China and the rest of the world by providing an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China. It provides funding for 125 international students to study in China. Scholarships from the Yenching Academy are provided in a range of academic fields.

About Peking University

Peking University, which is located in Beijing, is one of China’s most renowned and enduring universities. In 1912, the 1898-founded Imperial University of Peking changed its name to Peking University. The university has a long history and a stellar academic reputation, making it a pioneer in China’s educational landscape.

Peking University offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and PhD degrees in a variety of subjects, including the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and business. Peking University is famous for placing a strong focus on research and innovation. Numerous notable scholars, scientists, and leaders in a wide range of fields have resulted from its commitment to encouraging critical thinking and curiosity about things.

About Yenching Academy Scholarships 2024

  • Organization offering scholarships: Yenching Academy
  • College: Peking University
  • Chinese mainland
  • Study Subject: Only Masters
  • Scholarships awarded: 125
  • Financial Protection: Funded in Full
  • Maximum age: 28
  • Deadline: December 3, 2023


  • Tuition costs
  • Accommodation
  • Monthly Salary
  • A single round-trip ticket price
  • Fieldwork expenses

Available Fields

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline awarded no later than August 31, 2023; outstanding academic achievement;
  • Strong ambition to multidisciplinary study China;
  • Achievements outside of the classroom, community involvement, social responsibility, and leadership potential;
  • English proficiency diploma.

Documents Required

  • Filled completed the application form online
  • Limit your personal statement to 750 words.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Degree and certified copies of transcripts
  • Diplomas or Enrollment Certificates
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English proficiency certification

Deadline for Yenching Academy Scholarships

December 3, 2023, is the last day for applications for the Yenching Academy scholarship at Peking University.

How To Apply for the Yenching Academy Scholarships?

Please check the “official website” link to apply online or the scholarship’s official announcement as the application process for this scholarship is online.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Yenching Academy Scholarship?

The goal of Peking University’s fully financed Yenching Academy Scholarship is to bring together outstanding students from all over the world for a multidisciplinary study of China’s past, present, and future.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The scholarship pays for school expenses as well as housing, a stipend, and other benefits. Additionally, a wide range of academic and cultural activities are available to scholars.

What’s the application process like?

An online form, academic records, letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and other items must all be submitted with the application. Candidates that make the shortlist are often asked to do an online interview.

What opportunities are available after completing the program?

Utilizing their interdisciplinary understanding of China, Yenching Scholars frequently go on to pursue a variety of jobs in academia, diplomacy, public policy, business, and more.

How long is the Yenching Academy Scholarship program?

Normally, the curriculum lasts for two semesters over the course of one academic year.

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