Yenching Scholars Program in China Studies

The Yenching Academy of Peking University offers a scholarship to pursue a one-year, interdisciplinary Master’s degree in China Studies. The subjects that can be studied will range across the humanities and social sciences as they pertain to China, as well as international relations, law and business management.

Applications open

15 Aug 2019

Applications closed

31 Oct 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Fee remission
College fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

100% fee remission

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • have completed or are due to complete a bachelor degree by the start of the upcoming program (i.e. 31 August)
    • demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, innovative thought, and a commitment to the betterment of society
    • preference is given to candidates age 25 or younger as of August 31 of the year they wish to enrol. For students from countries with mandatory military service, the age preference is 27 years old or younger.
  • Application process

    The application process consists of three parts:

    1. You must complete and upload the following documents:

    • Academic transcripts for any tertiary studies undertaken at an institution other than the University of Melbourne
    • Yenching Scholars Program application form
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Personal statement (maximum 750 words); you should include a self-introduction and well-articulated explanation of how you will make the most of the Yenching Academy program experience, as well as how it would benefit your career.

    The above documents must be submitted via the University of Melbourne online application form by 31st October

    2. We will contact your referees to complete the recommendation letters. Please ensure both referees submit the Recommender form and reference letter via the University of Melbourne online portal by 31st October

    3. In addition to the above, shortlisted candidates must submit an online application through the Yenching Academic online portal by 6th December (12 noon Beijing time)

What are the benefits?

Yenching Scholars receive a scholarship to cover the cost of tuition, accommodation in the residential college and living expenses.

Further information

Detailed information about the Yenching Scholars Program, including the curriculum is available from the Yenching Academy website.

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