Chinese Government Scholarship 2018/2019 is now open for application. In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities.
China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.
Application deadline: Online application should be submitted before April 1, 2018.
Level of study: Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD
Field of Study: All Fields
Nationality: International students
Eligibility Criteria Chinese Government Scholarship
– be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;
– be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs;
– be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
– be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs;
– be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs;
– be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.
How to apply: Application Documents
a) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in Chinese or English)
b) Notarized highest diploma: Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of student status by their current school. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
c) Academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
d) A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English. (A minimum of 200 words for undergraduates, 500 words for non-degree students, and 800 words for postgraduates.)
e) Recommendation letters: Applicants for graduate programs or senior scholar programs must submit two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors.
f) Applicants for music studies are requested to submit a CD of their own works. Applicants for fine arts programs must submit a CD of their own works which include two sketches, two color paintings and two other works.
g) Applicants under the age of 18 should submit the valid documents of their legal guardians in China.
h) Applicants planning to stay in China for more than 6 months must submit a photocopy of the Foreigner Physical Examination Form completed in English (the original copy should be kept by the applicant. The form designed by the Chinese quarantine authority can be downloaded from http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina. The physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take physical examination as the result is valid for only 6 months.
Please submit the following documents if applicable
i) Pre-Admission Letter from Chinese Government Scholarship Universities.
j) Language qualification certificate. e.g. HSK certificates, IELTS or TOFEL report.
For more information, please refer to http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina