Dear Applicant,

We are delighted that you’ve decided to apply to the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES) Annual Summit 2017-18. While you fill in this application, please keep in mind that we are most interested in getting to know you as a person, as we would like everyone to do the same in the interests of forming earnest relationships during the Summit. There are no wrong answers - please answer as candidly and honestly as you can. We wish you the best of luck on your application.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 20-28.
  • Undergraduate Sophomore or beyond at the time of the Summit.
  • Demonstrate strong personal or academic interest in US-China relations
  • Speak a level of English adequate to participate in interactions and discussions at the Summit.

Please answer the questions in English. To avoid impact of potential internet interruption, please save your responses in a separate file on your own computer to start with.

The deadline for this application is Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 11:59 pm Pacific time, or Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:59 pm Beijing time.

Please write to us at if you have any questions.

FACES Summit Application

Basic Information
Name *
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Gender *
Please include your permanent email address (for example, Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo email) here.
How did you hear about FACES? *
Please note that this is for data-collection purposes only and does not affect the admission result.
Short-answer Questions and Essays
Long Essay: Address the following prompt in no more than 750 words.
Financial Aid (Optional)
Do you anticipate needing financial aid?
Please send your resume to and name your file in the following format "John Smith_FACES Application_Resume". An English version is required, but we recommend applicants from China to include a Chinese version in addition, if you feel that some of your experiences/awards cannot be precisely translated. Please note that your application is incomplete without sending the resume. *

We hope you've enjoyed reading and thinking about the application questions! If you would like to take longer to apply, you can leave your information here and we will be sure to send a reminder as the deadline approaches.