Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Program

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Apply now for the 2015 Fall Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows Program!

Are you an American that has lived or studied in China and are back in the United States after an unforgettable experience abroad?

Project Pengyou is recruiting passionate young Americans with first-hand China experience to join our nationwide Leadership Network and lead the establishment of a Project Pengyou chapter on their campus. Leadership Fellows will receive an exclusive invitation to participate in a four-day Leadership Training Summit at UC Berkeley on October 10-13, 2015. This is your chance to receive transformative leadership training and join a growing movement of US-China bridge-builders across the nation.


  • EXCLUSIVE INVITATION to attend a four-day Leadership Training Summit at UC Berkeley from October 10 – October 13, 2015*
  • GAIN strategic skills in cross-cultural leadership and community-organizing methods to mobilize people and resources as part of a national grassroots campaign
  • CONNECT with other motivated Americans with China experience from across the U.S., and be a part of our exclusive national Leadership Fellows network.
  • VIP ACCESS to special high-level US-China events and opportunities to meet government, business and civic leaders deeply experienced in US-China cooperation; make valuable connections for personal growth and professional development
  • LEAD a Project Pengyou Chapter at your university or institution, and be a pioneer of China exchange, knowledge and action in your community

* All participants are responsible for their own airfare and travel. Lodging, food, speaker and summit costs will be covered by Golden Bridges Foundation / Project Pengyou. Limited scholarships will be available based on donations.


  • American citizens or legal residents who have studied or lived abroad in China and are available to participate in the Leadership Training Summit at the University of California, Berkeley from October 10-13th, 2015.
  • Highly committed individuals with enthusiasm for Project Pengyou’s mission to promote constructive China exchange
  • Current students of a university, community college or high school (graduate students also eligible) who will be in the United States for at least one academic year
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate high potential for leadership, public speaking, and event coordination responsibilities


APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 1, 2015 6:00 PM EST
* Applicants should be a member of a China alumni group on and have completed over 80% of their online profile, including a profile photo.

Questions? See our FAQ!
- Meet previous Leadership Fellows -
Project Pengyou is a global community of U.S.-China bridge-builders, led by young Americans with firsthand China experience. In 2014, we began to mobilize a grassroots network of campus chapters and facilitated over 100 events across the United States promoting friendly exchanges with China. Our efforts are completely driven by private philanthropic funds. 

Support us by making a donation online or contact us for special sponsorship opportunities.

Project Pengyou is a flagship program of The Golden Bridges Foundation
Established in 2007, Golden Bridges is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with a mission to build bridges to China that strengthen the sustainability and capacity of community-based nonprofits and individuals to serve, inspire and transform lives.

Project Pengyou would not be possible without the generosity of our seed sponsors:

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No.65 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Guloudong Ave, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009
Beijing, 01  100009

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