Scholarship Detail

Yenching Scholars Program

Program Information

Deadline Month: November
Application Deadline Dates: 11/29/2021
Award Amount: tuition, fees, accommodation, and living costs
UCB Students Only
The Yenching Academy, a college integrated within Peking University, offers an M.A. in China Studies. Yenching Scholars receive a fellowship that covers tuition and fees, accommodation, and living costs. Students will complete their coursework during the fall and spring semesters, supplemented with additional study during the summer. The fellowship for international students ends after twelve months; they may complete and defend their thesis any time up to two years after they have completed their Yenching Academy residence. See complete application requirements at:
Type: Graduate Study, International Study
Application Available:

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Environmental Studies, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Restricted: Must hold bachelor's degree by August 31, 2022. Strong preference will be given to those 25 years old or younger on August 31, 2022. An English proficiency test score is also required for those whose native language is not English.
Citizenship: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, International Students, Undocumented Students

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Letters of Rec Notes: Must be from Associate or Full Professors and include Recommendation Letter Cover Form.
Resume: Yes
Personal Essay: Yes
Personal Essay Notes: 750 words
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: Statement of Research, 1,500 words without citations
Institutional Endorsement: Yes
Institutional Endorsement Notes: Applicants must submit Participating University Application. The UC Berkeley selection committee will select the University nominees and forward them to the program.
Other Submission Requirements: No

Further Information

Keila Diehl
Prestigious Scholarships Coordinator
Office of Prestigious Scholarships
2410 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
CA , 94 720