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Yenching Fellowship

Yenching Fellowship

Deadline: 3 December 2021
Open to: international applicants with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field
Benefits: tuition fees, accommodation, monthly stipend, one round-trip travel fare, field study costs


The Yenching Academy of Peking University annually enrolls approximately 120 new students from both the Chinese Mainland and abroad, to study, live, and learn together. International students comprise roughly 80% of the student body.


*Peking University does not allow students to be enrolled in other degree programs whilst studying at the university.


All admitted students receive the Yenching Fellowship for the first academic year, which covers tuition, accommodation in the Yenching Academy House, a travel stipend for one round-trip journey between your base city and Beijing (the base city must be a city within the country of your nationality; cost of this round-trip will be estimated and calculated by YCA), basic medical insurance, a monthly stipend, and expenses related to research.

Students who maintained a good academic standing, and plan to stay in Beijing during their second academic year can apply for the second-year Yenching Fellowship. This will cover the tuition, accommodation in the Yenching Academy House, basic medical insurance, and a monthly stipend.


For more information, please visit the official website.