Peking University Harvard-Yenching Graduate Fellowship

The Harvard-Yenching Institute

Annual Fellowships for Advanced Research in Chinese Studies, September 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007


- Tuition
- Monthly stipend of 2,000 renminbi
- Faculty adviser
- Access to Peking University library (Asia's largest university library) and computer facilities
- Roundtrip airfare from home city to Beijing (up to $1600)

Minimum requirements

- U.S. citizen (exceptions may be made)
- Doctoral student at an accredited U.S. institution
- Chinese studies in the humanities or social sciences, with an emphasis on culture
- Sufficient level of ability in Chinese language to conduct research in China

Application (required of all applicants)

- Completed application form
- Official academic transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework
- Three letters of recommendation from professors knowledgeable about the work of the applicant, including one from applicant's PhD adviser
- A detailed research proposal (no longer than 2 pages)
- Evidence of the applicant's level of ability in Chinese language (e.g., standardized test scores; proficiency rating; letter from Chinese language instructor)


December 1, 2005

Application and for more information

Attn: Peking University Fellowships Committee
Vanserg Hall, Suite 20
25 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Inquiries may also be directed to:
International Students Division
Office of International Relations
Peking University, Beijing 100871 P. R. CHINA
Fax: ++86-10-6275-1240 or -1233am Summary


Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006