Call for Applications: McDonnell International Scholars Academy Scholarship Programme 2021-22 (Deadline: 31 January 2021)

The Washington University in St. Louis, USA, is inviting applications to the McDonnell International Scholars Academy (McDonnell Academy) for admission in 2021–22.

The McDonnell Academy is a scholarship programme for graduates of its partner universities, including CUHK. It aims to attract talented international students for advanced educational experiences, and provides a means for the University to learn more about the global community. Application for the 2021–22 academic year is now open till 31 January 2021 (Sunday).


A preliminary Zoom interview for the scholarship programme with Prof. Ping Wang, Seigle Family Professor, Department of Economics, Arts and Sciences and Ambassador of the McDonnell Academy will be held on 13 January 2021 (Wednesday) at 9:00am HKT. Interested applicants are strongly recommended to sign up for the interview to get a head start among the prospective candidates. Please register online with a recent CV of no more than two pages by 11:59pm HKT, 11 January 2021 (Monday).

For details, please refer to the webpage. For enquiries, please contact Ms. Alice Leong at

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