The peking university overseas students scholarship 2024 25

Peking University is a public research university in Beijing, China. The university is funded by the Ministry of Education of China. A successor of the older Guozijian Imperial College, it was established as the Imperial University of Peking in 1898 when it received its royal charter from the Guangxu Emperor.

The Peking University (Overseas Students) Scholarship was established in 2012 to support exceptional international students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate degree programs at Peking University. The scholarship is divided into two categories: full and partial, with the former covering tuition fees, and monthly stipends, including living allowances and medical insurance, while the latter covers tuition fees only.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Peking University (Overseas Students) Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an international student
  • Have an offer to study at Peking University as an overseas student (freshman)
  • Not received any other scholarship funding
  • Not be enrolled in professional degree programs, joint degree programs, or English-taught programs.

Undergraduate tuition and fees: International tuition 28,000 CNY (2016 – 17)Founded: June 11, 1898

The scholarship is available for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD programs.

Benefits from the scholarship

The Peking University (Overseas Students) Scholarship provides monthly stipends for the following programs:

  • Undergraduate: 2000 CNY/month
  • Postgraduate: 2500 CNY/month
  • PhD: 3000 CNY/month

The scholarship is also divided into two categories: full and partial. The full scholarship covers tuition fees, and monthly stipends, including living allowances and medical insurance, while the partial scholarship covers tuition fees only.

Fees Structures

Check the detailed and latest Peking University (PKU) fee structure information including tuition fees, accommodation fees, application fees, living expenses and other fees.

Tuition Fee
Non-degree RMB 8,000 to RMB 36,000
Bachelor RMB 26,000 to RMB 30,000 Per Year
Master RMB 29,000 to RMB 188,000 Per Year
Doctoral RMB 32,000 to RMB 40,000 Per Year
Accommodation Fee
NO 9 Building
Single Room RMB 4,500 to RMB 5,500

Room Pictures

-The dormitory with independent toilet that can take a shower, a public kitchen with refrigerators & laundry room.
-Air conditioner, central heating, telephone, TV, bedding article, etc.
-You should pay the cost of the network.

Type A: 2 bedrooms, 1 parlour, 1 bathroom
Type B: 1 bedrooms, 1 parlour, 1 bathroom

Zhongguanyuan Global Village PKU: about 5 minutes away from the East Gate of Peking University by foot.

-You can pay the accommodation fee by semester.
-Accommodation Fee Payment Method: Cash, UnionPay card.
-Deposit: cash only.

Other Fees
Application Fee USD 82 to USD 166
Service Fee USD 219
Living Expense RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,000 Per Month

Room Price

Room Type Room Price Notes
Single Room RMB 4500.00 Per Month, Type A
Single Room RMB 5500.00 Per Month, Type B

Application Procedure

Interested applicants can apply for the Peking University (Overseas Students) Scholarship by visiting the PKU Online Application System at, clicking on “Scholarship Application” – “New student”, filling out the application form, and submitting it. The application period is from March to April every year.

Applicants are required to submit a letter of appeal in person to ISDPKU or mail it before the deadline. The scholarship committee will assess the applications, and the list of selected candidates will be submitted for final review.

The list of successful candidates will be announced. Scholarship winners will have to undertake an annual appraisal in April annually to continue to receive the scholarship for the following year.

Address: 5 Yiheyuan Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100871
Phone: +86 10 6275 1201