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Chinese Government Scholarship

To enhance the mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and the people of other countries, and to develop exchanges and cooperation between China and other countries in the fields of politics, economy, culture, education, economy, and trade, the Chinese government has established various scholarship programs to support students from all over the world, Teachers and scholars go to Chinese universities to study and engage in research activities.

International students who have received Chinese government scholarships (hereinafter referred to as "scholarship students") will be arranged to study science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, economics, law, management, and education in higher education institutions or scientific research institutions commissioned by the Ministry of Education. , History, literature, philosophy, and other disciplines related majors.

The Ministry of Education of China formulates the annual plan for Chinese government scholarships and entrusts the China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as the "CSC") to be responsible for the enrollment of scholarship students and the management of daily affairs in China. China warmly welcomes outstanding young students, scholars, and teachers from all over the world to study and conduct research in Chinese institutions of higher learning
 
 

(1) Chinese government scholarship programs and application methods

1. Chinese Government Scholarship

This scholarship is a full scholarship or partial scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China by educational cooperation and exchange agreements or understandings signed with relevant national governments, institutions, schools, and relevant international organizations. Including undergraduate scholarships, master scholarships, doctoral scholarships, scholarships for Chinese language students, scholarships for general advanced students, and scholarships for advanced students.

Applicants must apply to the country's department, institution, school, or the Chinese embassy (consulate-general) in the country where they are located.
 

2. Great Wall Scholarship

This scholarship is a special full scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China to UNESCO. It only enrolls general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants must apply to the National Committee for UNESCO in their country.
 

3. Scholarships for studying in Asia

This scholarship is a special full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education of China to encourage Asian students and scholars to flow between Asian countries, enhance mutual understanding among Asian countries, expand educational exchange and cooperation space, and improve the overall quality of education in Asia. This scholarship only admits general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants must apply to the Chinese Embassy (Consulate General) in the host country.
 

4. China-ASEAN (AUN) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is a special full scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China to the ASEAN member states. It aims to encourage young students, teachers, and scholars from ASEAN member states to study and exchange in China, and to enhance mutual understanding and friendship.

Applicants must apply to the China-ASEAN Secretariat.
 

5. China-EU Student Exchange Scholarship Program

This scholarship is a special full scholarship program established by the Ministry of Education of China to subsidize high school graduates and college students from EU countries to study Chinese for one academic year in China.

Applicants can apply to the Chinese mission to the European Union.
 

6. Shanghai Cooperation Organization Scholarship Program

This scholarship is a special full scholarship program provided by the Ministry of Education of China to the member states of the SCO, which aims to encourage and subsidize young students from SCO countries to study in China.

Applicants can apply to the Chinese embassies in the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
 

7. China-Pacific Islands Forum Scholarship Program

This scholarship is a special full scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China to relevant island countries in the Pacific region to encourage and subsidize young students from these countries to study in China.

Applicants can apply to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
 

8. Chinese Government Special Scholarship—University Postgraduate Project

This program is a full scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China, and Chinese high-level ("985") universities independently recruit foreign masters and doctoral students to study in China.

Applicants must apply to the relevant colleges and universities undertaking this project.
 

9. Chinese Government Special Scholarship-Provincial and Autonomous Region Educational Program

This program is a full scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China. The provincial education administrative departments of some provinces and autonomous regions in China or relevant institutions of higher learning in their designated local areas independently recruit foreign students who come to China to study for a bachelor's degree or above.

Applicants must apply to the relevant provinces, autonomous regions, and provincial education administrative departments or their designated institutions of higher learning undertaking this project.
 

10. Scholarships for outstanding foreign students

This scholarship is established by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China to support international students who have completed undergraduate or higher education in China and are admitted to continue to study for a higher level of academic qualifications, or excellent graduate students who are already studying for master’s and doctoral degrees to complete their studies. Special full scholarship program.

Applicants must first apply to the school or admission school, and the school will recommend it to the Scholarship Council.
 

11. Chinese Culture Research Project

This program is a full scholarship program established by the Ministry of Education of China to support experts and scholars from various countries engaged in Chinese cultural studies to come to China for short-term research and exchanges and cooperation.
Applicants can apply to relevant Chinese institutions of higher learning or institutions or the Chinese embassy (consulate-general) in the country where they are located, and they can recommend it to the Scholarship Council. Applicants can also apply directly to the Scholarship Council.
 

12. Short-term training programs for foreign Chinese teachers

This program is a full scholarship program established by the Ministry of Education of China to support full-time teachers from various countries who are engaged in Chinese language teaching to come to China for short-term training.
Applicants can apply to the Chinese embassy (consulate-general) in the country where they are located, and they will recommend it to the Scholarship Council.
For the specific application methods of the above scholarship programs, please refer to the application methods of each scholarship program.
 
 

  
(2) Contents of Chinese Government Scholarship

1. Chinese government scholarships are divided into full scholarships and partial scholarships
 

1) Full scholarship

  • Free registration fee, tuition fee, experiment fee, internship fee, basic textbook fee, and free on-campus accommodation;
  • Provide a scholarship for living expenses;
  • Provide a one-off resettlement subsidy after the first registration in China;
  • Provide outpatient medical services and comprehensive medical insurance for international students coming to China on Chinese government scholarships;
  • Provide one-time inter-city transportation expenses (reimbursed according to the facts). Namely: a one-time hard seat for freshmen from the port of entry to the city where the school or the Chinese language tuition school is located when enrolling, for Chinese language tuition students from the city where the Chinese language tuition school is located to the city where the professional college is located, and graduates from the city where the school is located to the exit port. (Sleeping) ticket.
 

2) Partial scholarship

One or several items in the full scholarship.
 

3) International travel expenses

It is only provided to students from countries with agreements, and international travel expenses for students from other countries are borne by themselves.

The funding standards of the above scholarships are detailed in the "Application Procedures" of each scholarship program.
 
 

(3) Application for Chinese Government Scholarship

1. Admission time

 
The CSC accepts applications for Chinese government scholarships from January to April each year. For the specific time when the dispatching department of each country accepts the application, the applicant should consult with the dispatching organization of the country.

For the specific time for accepting applications for the "University Graduate Program" and "Provincial and Autonomous Region Education Program", applicants should consult the relevant Chinese higher education institutions that undertake the project.
 

2. Scholarship application

Applicants should meet the basic requirements stipulated in the "Methods for Application" of various scholarships

For applicants who meet the online application requirements, they must fill in and submit the application information in the "Online Application System for Studying in China" of the China Scholarship Council, print out the submitted application form, and attach the required materials to the sending agency of the host country.

The website of the CSC Online Application System for Studying in China is http://laihua.csc.edu.cn

For applicants who do not have the online registration requirements, can apply for the relevant Chinese government scholarship application form from the sending agency of the host country, fill in the required materials, and submit it to the sending agency of the host country.

Applicants must fill in the "Chinese Government Scholarship Application Form" in strict accordance with the requirements and submit relevant application materials such as academic certificates, transcripts, study plans, health certificates, and letters of recommendation.

Relevant application materials should be sent to the Scholarship Council by the enrollment agency within the time specified in the "Application Measures" of each scholarship. Late applications will not be accepted. (For details, please refer to the "Application Methods" of each scholarship program).

The application materials submitted by the applicant will not be returned regardless of whether they are admitted or not.

The originals of important materials such as the applicant's "Education Certificate" and "Foreigner Physical Examination Record" must be properly kept by the applicant.

The main institutions that undertake the enrollment affairs of the Chinese Government Scholarship are:

Chinese Embassy in the sending country (Consulate General)

Embassy of the sending country in China

Relevant provincial education administrative departments in China

Relevant Chinese colleges and universities

Other educational institutions
 

3. Choice of study institutions and majors

Those who apply for a Chinese government scholarship to study in China must choose a voluntary institution and major of study from ordinary institutions of higher learning entrusted by the Ministry of Education of China. For details, please refer to the "Introduction to the Directory of Institutions of Higher Learning for International Students Accepting Chinese Government Scholarships and Professional Directory",
You can also log in HTTP:// www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/Inquire.
 

4. Language of instruction

The language of instruction in China's ordinary institutions of higher learning is generally Chinese. Scholarship students without a Chinese foundation generally have to take 1-2 years of Chinese tuition before entering professional studies. Among them: Chinese tutoring for students in science, engineering, agriculture and medicine (western medicine), economics, management, and law for 1 year; Chinese tutoring for students in literature, history, philosophy, and medicine (Chinese medicine, Chinese medicine) for 2 years.

The teaching language of scholarship students coming to China to study for an undergraduate degree in Chinese; some of the postgraduate courses and advanced student courses of some schools can be taught in English.
 

5. Pre-university education

According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education of China, all Chinese government scholarship students who come to China to study for undergraduate degrees must first enter the university preparatory class designated by the Scholarship Council. The content of the preparatory course is basic Chinese, professional Chinese, and basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, and chemistry, and the study period is 1-2 years. Only those who have passed the exam after the completion of the study can enter professional colleges and universities.

Those who meet one of the following two types of conditions can apply for preparatory education exemption:

1) Foreign students who have completed secondary education using Chinese as the language of study should attach a certificate issued by their graduation school that the language of the compulsory courses in secondary education is Chinese when applying.

2) Students have obtained HSK scores that meet the learning standards for entering professional schools. Students should attach a copy of the HSK certificate when applying. HSK scores are valid for two years.
 
 

(4) Admission of scholarship students

1. The China Scholarship Council will review the application materials of scholarship applicants and have the right to make appropriate adjustments to their chosen major, length of study, and school. If the applicant's conditions do not meet the enrollment regulations or the application materials are incomplete, the application will be deemed invalid and will not be accepted.

2. The application materials that have passed the review by the Scholarship Council will be forwarded to the relevant schools, and the schools will decide whether to admit or not. If the applicant has contacted the above-mentioned school in advance and obtained the admission permit, please attach the school’s "Admission Notice" or invitation letter to the application materials, and the Scholarship Council will send the application materials directly to the admission or inviting the school to handle the relevant procedures. formalities.

3. Applicants for scholarships admitted by ordinary Chinese institutions of higher learning will be eligible for Chinese government scholarships after they have been approved by the China Scholarship Council.

4. The CSC will send the "Student Admission List", "Admission Notice" and "Visa Application Form for Studying in China" (JW201 Form) to the enrollment agency before July 31, 2010. The above admission documents are forwarded to the students themselves.

5. Please refer to the "Application Procedures" of the two programs for the admission methods of the "University Graduate Program" and "Province and Autonomous Region Academic Degree Program" scholarship students.

6. In principle, applicants cannot apply for multiple Chinese government scholarship programs at the same time. The CSC has the right to decide to enroll applicants who have been admitted to multiple scholarship programs or multiple schools at the same time to enjoy one of the scholarship programs or obtain the Chinese government scholarship admission qualification for a school.
 
 

(5) Visa to China and registration procedures after coming to China

1. Apply for a study visa to China

International students who have obtained Chinese government scholarship qualifications must present the original and photocopy of the "Admission Notice", "Visa Application Form for Studying in China" (JW201 Form), and "Foreigner Physical Examination Record", as well as their own A valid ordinary passport is required to apply for a study visa in China at the Chinese Embassy and other visa agencies abroad (those who will study in China for more than six months must apply for an "X" visa; those who study for less than six months must apply for a visa "F" visa). Those who come to China with other types of passports, visas, and without the originals of the above-mentioned documents will not be registered by the school and will not be able to apply for residence in China.
 
 

2. Check-in and register

Recipients of Chinese government scholarships must hold the original copies of the Admission Notice, Visa Application Form for Studying in China (JW201 Form), and Foreigner Physical Examination Record, and the enrollment date specified in the Admission Notice Report to the designated school and go through the registration procedures. Those who are unable to register on time for some reason should apply for leave directly to the relevant school. Those who fail to register without the approval of the school will be treated as automatically giving up their student status and the scholarship qualifications obtained will be automatically canceled.
 
 

3. Health certification and residence permit

Health certification: Scholarship students who have studied in China for more than six months must bring their passport, "Admission Notice", "Foreigner Physical Examination Record" and blood test form (original) within the specified time after coming to China. The health and quarantine department handles health certification. Those who fail the "Foreigner Physical Examination Record" will be required to undergo a new medical examination. Those who refuse to receive a medical examination or are found to have a disease that is not allowed to enter the country under Chinese law will be departed and returned to the country within a limited time.

Residence Permit: Scholarship students must pass the health certification or pass the re-physical examination within 30 days from the date of arrival in China, and hold their passports, "Admission Notice" and "Visa Application Form for Foreigners Studying in China" (JW201 Form) Go to the public security department where the school is located to go through the residence permit procedures.

All expenses incurred in handling the above procedures shall be borne by themselves.
 
 

(6) Transit service

From August 25th to September 15th, 2010, the CSC will set up a transfer service station for scholarship students at Beijing Language and Culture University to provide students who are transferred to other cities via Beijing to study and enjoy full scholarships and partial scholarships from the Chinese government. Transit service. Specific service content:

1. Provide free accommodation on campus during the transfer period for full scholarships and some scholarship students who are exempted from tuition and accommodation fees. The accommodation standard is two people per room;

2. A one-off resettlement fee will be paid to transfer students with full scholarship;

3. Provide necessary medical services during the transfer period to the full scholarship and some scholarship students who are exempt from medical expenses;

4. Provide full-scholarship students with hard seat (sleeper) train tickets to the city where they are studying.

The Chinese embassy in the sending country (consulate-general), the embassy of the sending country in China, or the student must inform the transfer service station of the student’s arrival date and flight number one week before arriving in Beijing.

Contact Information of the Transfer Service Station for Chinese Government Scholarship Students of Beijing Language and Culture University:

Phone: 0086-10- 82303706

Fax: 0086-10-82303326

E-mail: zhongzhuan@blcu.edu.cn

Address: No. 15, Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China

Zipcode: 100083

All freshmen with a full scholarship who transit through Beijing from August 25 to September 15, 2010, or transfer to the city where the school is located through a city other than Beijing, please report to the school on their own. The receiving school shall reimburse the train ticket fee for the hard seat (sleeping) from the city of entry port to the city where the school is located according to the relevant regulations, and issue a one-time resettlement fee.
 
 

(7) Major changes, transfers, and extension of the study period for scholarship students

After the Chinese government scholarship student comes to China, in principle, it is not allowed to change the admission institution, major of study, and study period approved by the applicant in the "Admission Notice" and "Visa Application Form for Studying Abroad in China" (JW201 Form).
 
 

(8) Annual review of scholarships

1. According to the "Chinese Government Scholarship Annual Review Measures", all scholarship students who study in China for more than one academic year must participate in the annual review of the scholarship. The China Scholarship Council entrusts schools to conduct a comprehensive review of scholarship students’ academic performance, learning attitude, attendance, behavior, rewards, and punishments by the requirements of the “Chinese Government Scholarship Annual Review Measures”.

2. Those who pass the scholarship review are eligible to continue studying in China with the scholarship for the next academic year. Those who fail the review will be suspended or canceled the scholarship qualification for the next academic year.

3. If the students whose scholarships are suspended continue to study in China, they can still enjoy the comprehensive medical insurance provided by the Chinese government while the scholarships are suspended.

4. If students have financial difficulties during the suspension of the scholarship, they can apply to their school for part of the fee exemption. Students whose scholarships have been suspended and wish to resume their scholarship eligibility can participate in the annual scholarship review for the next academic year. After passing the review, they can also apply for the resumption of scholarship eligibility.

5. Those who have been disqualified from the scholarship can no longer apply for restoration of the scholarship qualification.

For details, please refer to the "Chinese Government Scholarship Annual Review Measures".
 
 

(9) Contact information of China Scholarship Council

Address: 13th Floor, Building A3, No. 9 Chegongzhuang Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China

Post Code: 100044

Tel: 0086-10-66093918

Fax: 0086-10-66093915

E-mail:  laihua@csc.edu.cn

URL: Http://www.csc.edu.cn
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