Yenching Academy Scholarships
The Yenching Academy Scholarships offers top scholars the opportunity to study the Master in China Studies programme at The Yenching Academy at Peking University. University of Auckland students are eligible to apply for this all-expenses paid scholarship.
Live Information Session
The Yenching Academy will hold a Facebook Live information session on Tuesday 5 December at 7pm Beijing time/Wednesday 6 December at 12am Auckland time. Participants will have the chance to learn more about the Yenching Academy programme from Associate Dean David Moser and current Yenching Scholars.
Potential Yenching Scholars from the University of Auckland are invited to participate at www.facebook.com/YenchingAcademy. Participants may pre-register at Online information sessions - registration.
If you are unable to participate in the live event, a recording of the session will be posted on the Facebook page after the event.
Master in China Studies programme
The Yenching Academy is an elite residential college of Peking University, offering an intensive master's program in China Studies of interdisciplinary courses that will allow students to understand Chinese history and culture, as well as contemporary issues in China’s development
This is a one-year prestigious, all-expenses paid programme for top scholars that offers six topics:
- Politics and international relations
- Economics and management
- Law and society
- Philosophy and religion
- Literature and culture
- History and archaeology
Students are required to pass all course examinations and enrol in a minimum of 30 credits, comprised of required, elective and language courses. In order to obtain their degree, students must complete a master’s thesis and pass an oral defence before a faculty committee.
Courses will be available in both English and Chinese. International students can complete the programme with courses taught in English.
For more information about the Master in China Studies, visit the Yenching Academy website.
“Yenching Scholars will be a diverse group of talented young leaders who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, innovative thought, and a commitment to the betterment of society.”
University of Auckland students are eligible to apply for a Yenching Academy Scholarship to study the Master in China Studies programme. Yenching Scholars receive a fellowship that covers tuition, fees, accommodation and living costs.
The University of Auckland is a partner university with the Yenching Academy, which means it will evaluate candidates first, and then send the nominations to the Yenching Academy.
To be considered for a Yenching Academy Scholarship please complete the online application form.
Application closing date
Applications close with the University of Auckland Scholarships Office on 31 October.