Scholarship, Admission and Application of a Postgraduate Program

  • Yehui LaoEmail author
  • Zhiqiang Dong
  • Xinyuan Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 805)


This paper aims to construct a game of admission and application behavior of a postgraduate program. It attempts to expand the decision of graduate school from one party model to two party model. It suggests that the interval of postgraduate program’s scholarship determines the decision made by applicants with different capacity and family background. Also, graduate schools will try to use scholarship as a tool to select students.


Decision making Scholarship level Postgraduate program 



This work is supported in part by the scholarship from China Scholarship Council (CSC) under the Grant CSC NO.201606750015. We thank Settlement Co. (Waterloo) for its wonderful coffee and friendly staffs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Lab for Behavioral Economic Science & TechnologySouth China Normal UniversityGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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