The Yenching Global Symposium received more than 2,200 applications this year.
30 countries and 35 languages are represented in the 75 delegates who were selected.
We look forward to welcoming everyone to Beijing on March 23-26, 2017!

 

Who is YGS looking for?

  • China Scholars: Graduate or postgraduate students (Master's level or higher) in any field of study at a Chinese university. Students should be fluent in English, and have a demonstrated interest in the role of innovation in China. 
  • Global Scholars: Graduate or postgraduate students (Master's level or higher) in any field of study at a university. Students must have a strong demonstrated interest in the role of innovation in China.
  • Innovation Leaders: Young professionals with a strong demonstrated interest in China, demonstrated leadership skills, and a commitment to the goals of innovation. 

About YGS

To learn more about YGS, please visit our learn more page and the FAQs

Note: By applying as a China Scholar, Global Scholar, Innovation Leader, you agree to be available in Beijing for the entirety of the conference, from March 23-26, 2017. International delegates must arrive by the evening of March 22, 2017. If selected, we will be in touch with you to make flight arrangements. 

Applications are highly competitive, we will only accept applicants with full availability during this time.