Yale Himalaya Initiative

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We set the maximum enrollment of the summer school at 50 in order to ensure the critical interactions among participants, the invited keynotes, instructors, and guest speakers. For the application process, please submit a statement of intent (maximum 800 words) including the following items:

(1)  a short bio, field(s) of study, and research interests;

(2)  current project(s), e.g. senior capstone project, Master’s thesis, doctoral dissertation or externally funded project(s);

(3)  What to achieve from the summer school;

(4)  Contact information.

The deadline for the international application is June 8, 2016

The deadline for applicants based in China or countries adjacent to China is June 15, 2016

Registration fee

The registration fee of the summer school is $375.00.

Scholarships will be available in the forms of the reduced or waiver of the registration fee and lodging subsidy.

Upon receiving the letter of acceptance from Yale Himalaya Initiative, please visit the link below for the submission of the registration fee:

Link: http://yale-yunnan-minzu-summer-school-tickets.eventbrite.com

Note: The fee only includes registration for the YHI-Yunnan Minzu Summer school. Flights, lodging, boarding and food are to be borne by the participants.