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Lanzhou University was founded in 1909 and is a key comprehensive university directly under the Ministry of Education of China. It is one of the key construction universities of the "985 Project" and "211 Project", and it is a national "double first-class" construction class A university.

Lanzhou University has a complete range of disciplines and distinctive disciplines, covering 12 disciplines. Chemistry, physics, materials science, earth science, botany and zoology, mathematics, engineering, biology and biochemistry, environment and ecology, clinical medicine, pharmacology and toxicology, agricultural science, and general social sciences, etc. 13 disciplines are among the top 1% of ESI, of which chemistry disciplines are among the top 1‰ of ESI.

Entrusted by the Ministry of Education of China, Lanzhou University is now recruiting 2021 full-time Chinese government scholarship graduate students from all over the world.


1. Deadline for registration

April 30, 2021


2. The school system

2-3 years for master's students; 4 years for doctoral students. Students in Chinese-taught programs whose scores on the Chinese proficiency test do not meet the professional learning requirements set by our school are required to take Chinese for one year.


3. Scholarship content

3.1 Free of tuition;

3.2 Provide free on-campus accommodation;

3.3 Provide scholarship living expenses, the standards are:

Master's degree students: 3,000 yuan/month

Doctoral students: 3,500 yuan/month

3.4 Provide 800 yuan Chinese government scholarship for foreign students in China with comprehensive medical insurance

Note: You need to purchase third-party liability insurance of 100 yuan/semester and 200 yuan/academic year at your own expense.


4. Applicant qualifications

4.1 Non-Chinese citizens, physically and mentally healthy;

4.2 Degree and age requirements:

Applicants for a master's degree must have a bachelor's degree and be under the age of 35;

Applicants for a doctorate must have a master's degree and be under the age of 40;

4.3 Excellent grades and outstanding scientific research capabilities;

4.4 Those who are not recipients of other scholarships;

4.5 Students who apply for Chinese-taught courses must have a score report of 180 points or above in Level 4 of the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) (the certificate is valid for 2 years);

4.6 Students who apply for English-taught courses must submit IELTS scores of 5.5 or above, TOEFL scores of 80 or above, or other proof of their English proficiency. Applicants who are native English speakers do not need to provide proof of English proficiency.


5. Apply for majors

See attachment 1. In the end, they will be admitted to the major approved by the China Scholarship Council. Both general scholars and senior scholars can be enrolled in the enrollment majors of the Chinese Government Scholarship in our school.


6. Application materials

6.1 "Chinese Government Scholarship Application Form" (filled in Chinese or English);

6.2 "Foreigner Physical Examination Form" (fill in Chinese or English). Applicants should strictly follow the required items in the "Physical Examination Form for Foreigners" to conduct inspections. The "Foreigner Physical Examination Form" with missing items, no photo of the person, or no seal on the photo, signed and stamped by the doctor and the hospital, is invalid. The inspection result is valid for 6 months, please bring the original when you arrive at the school;

6.3 Notarized bachelor degree or above certificate (texts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations, fresh graduates must submit pre-graduation certificates);

6.4 Notarized transcripts (texts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations);

6.5 Letter of recommendation. Recommendation letters from two professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English);

6.6 Study or research plan in China (written in Chinese or English, no less than 800 words);

6.7 "Certificate of No Criminal Record". Applicants must submit a certificate of no criminal record issued by the local public security agency, which is valid within 6 months. If the applicant is unable to provide this document, he can sign a non-criminal record undertaking (see Annex 3) to replace the non-criminal record certificate;

6.8 Copy of research results. Abstracts or catalogs of published papers, award certificates, and other materials that prove their academic achievements and research capabilities;

6.9 A copy of the transcript of the language proficiency test (Chinese or English);

6.10 A copy of a valid ordinary passport. Applicants in mainland China also need to provide a copy of the current valid visa page or residence permit page.

Please scan the originals of all the above materials and upload them to the webpage. When necessary, our school will require applicants to submit supplementary materials. Unclear or incomplete materials will not be accepted.


7. Application procedure

Step 1: Log in to the Chinese Government Scholarship website to register, fill in the information, scan and upload the original documents. The specific website is, the type of study abroad program is Category B, and the acceptance agency code is 10730 (Lanzhou University).

Step 2: Register and log in to the Lanzhou University International Student Online Service System, fill in, and upload a scanned copy of the original application materials.



(1) No need to mail paper materials.

(2) Fill in the correct email address and check it frequently. Lanzhou University will inform you of the approval process and arrange communication interviews by email.


8. Admission and admission

8.1 Review and admission process: the first review of the International Cultural Exchange College-professional college review and interview-school pre-admission-China Scholarship Council final review-formal admission, the admission result will be announced around July 15 (as notified by the China Scholarship Council) quasi).

8.2 The admission time is at the beginning of September each year, and the specific time is subject to the "Admission Notice". Admitted students must strictly follow the requirements of China's national defense epidemic and go through the registration procedures at Lanzhou University within the time specified in the admission notice. Those who fail to complete the enrollment procedures within the prescribed enrollment time will be disqualified from enrollment.


9. Contact information

Address: Room 703, College of International Cultural Exchange, Lanzhou University Student Activity Center, 222 Tianshui South Road, Lanzhou City, Gansu Province

Zipcode: 730000

Phone: 0086-931-8914290

Contact: Wang Shan



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