Application & Scholarships



  • Usually under the age of 40
  • Interested in and having some basic knowledge about Sinology, Chinese philosophy and culture
  • Motivated to make positive contributions to the exchange and collaboration between China and the world


Application Procedure

  1. Please send the following application materials by December 20, 2020 to

(1) Passport front page (scanned);

(2) CV (less than 3 pages);

(3) Completed application form (please see the attachment);

(4) Two reference letters (from your academic supervisors or current employer);

(5) Personal statement (less than 2 pages). Please include the reasons why you are interested in the program, your academic and social achievements, and your current funding status and estimated travel plan and expenses.

(6) An essay that discusses your interests in, and/or previous study of, Chinese traditional philosophy (no less than 1000 words)

  1. Attend the online briefing regarding the program and an introduction to Chinese philosophy, which is scheduled to be held in late November or early December. Details to be informed by email in November.
  2. Response to the two questions posed on the briefing in written form and send to
  3. Our committee will assess the applications and inform successful applicants by January 23, 2020.
  4. VISA Information: the applicable visa category for attending the summer school is “L” (tourist visa).



Due to the uncertainty brought by the Corona-virus pandemic, details regarding the scholarships will be published later.

Program Contact

Ms. FU Hualai

International Affairs Secretary, School of Philosophy

Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 100875

Tel: +86 10-58809394


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