Dear Applicant,

We are delighted that you’ve decided to apply to the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford (FACES) Annual Summit 2018-19. 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 strive for delegates to form strong professional and interpersonal 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.

  • Demonstrated strong personal or academic interest in U.S.-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 draft and save your responses in a separate file on your own computer. Please do not submit more than one application below — we will only consider your first submission.

The deadline for this application is Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:59 pm Pacific time, or Monday, July 9, 2018 at 2:59 pm Beijing time. Due to the high volume of applications received each year, no extensions will be granted.

Please write to us at if you have any questions.

Note: Applications for the 2018-19 FACES Annual U.S.-China Summit are now closed. No extensions will be granted. We appreciate your interest in FACES programming, and invite you to apply to the Summit next spring. You can also learn about our on-campus programming by visiting our On-Campus Programs page.