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Yenching Academy applications opening in August

Posted on behalf of Yenching Academy of Peking University. Blogged by Rosanna Mills on August 10, 2017.

On August 15 2017, the Yenching Academy will begin welcoming applications for its 2018 cohort from international, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan candidates.

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.

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 demonstrate how the Yenching Academy program is relevant and valuable for their career plans.

International candidates and those from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan may begin applying August 15, 2017. There are two deadlines, associated with candidates’ universities:

  • Dec. 11 2017: Universities in the United States and Canada;
  • Jan. 15 2018: Universities in all other countries.

Applicants must submit all materials before 12:00 noon (Beijing time) on the relevant deadlines.

Please view all programme and application details on Yenching Academy‘s website.