SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program - Student Application Form

To enroll in a seminar within the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program, please complete this application form and hit the "Submit Form" button at the bottom of the form. Note that incomplete applications CANNOT be saved and completed at a later time.

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Before Completing This Form

Prior to completing this form, you should: 1) Thoroughly review the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program Participation Commitment and Assumption of Risk, Release of Claims, Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement (“SCPKU Graduate Seminar Student Agreement”) at https://scpku.fsi.stanford.edu/docs/scpku-graduate-seminar-program-participation-commitment-and-assumption-risk-release-claims. Students must acknowledge understanding and compliance with the terms of this agreement within this student application form. Do not continue with this application form if you do not agree to the terms of the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Student Agreement. 2) Note that submitting an application does not guarantee selection for an SCPKU graduate seminar. Applicants will be contacted and advised of their selection status by approximately 30 days prior to the start of the seminar. 3) Note that students who are selected may be contacted to submit additional information to complete their profile. 4) Note that a passport with at least six months’ validity prior to entry into China is required to enroll in the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program. For your own protection, all applicants should ensure that they have such an unexpired passport prior to purchasing airline tickets. SCPKU assumes no responsibility for the passport application process.

Acknowledgement of "SCPKU Graduate Seminar Student Agreement"

I acknowledge that I have read the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program Participation Commitment and Assumption of Risk, Release of Claims, Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement (“SCPKU Graduate Seminar Student Agreement”) at http://scpku.fsi.stanford.edu/content/scpku-graduate-seminar-program-participation-commitment-and-assumption-risk-release-claims-0, understand its meaning and effect, and agree to be bound by its terms.

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TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED: Email your official e-transcript to the SCPKU Graduate Seminar Program Manager, Connie Chao, at cchao2@stanford.edu. This email request can be made through your account in Axess. Your application will not be considered complete until your e-transcript is received


Do you speak Mandarin? (Ability to speak Mandarin not required to participate in an SCPKU graduate seminar.) *

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Do you read Mandarin? (Ability to read Mandarin not required to participate in an SCPKU graduate seminar.) *

If you answered "Yes" above, rate your level of reading ability

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