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Bilateral Program

"Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program" refers to the full scholarship or partial scholarship offered by China according to the educational cooperation and exchange agreement signed or the consensus reached by China and relevant state governments, organs, institutions, and international organizations.

 

1. Supporting Categories

The supporting categories include undergraduate students, master’s students, doctoral students, general scholars, and senior scholars. Consult the dispatching authorities of your home country for specific information.

 

2. Handling Agencies and Deadline

Application handling agency: the dispatching authority of your home country.

Time of application: generally from early January to early April. Please consult the dispatching authority of your home country for the specific time.

 

3. Supporting Details and Criteria

The scholarships include full scholarship and partial scholarship.

 

Student Category

 

Subject

 

Tuition/year

 

Accommodation /year

 

Living Allowance/year

 

Medical Insurance/year

 

Annual Total Allowance

 

Undergraduate student

 

Category I

20000

8400

30000

800

59200

 

Category II

23000

8400

30000

800

62200

 

Category III

27000

8400

30000

800

66200

 

Master’s student

 

General scholar

 

Category I

25000

8400

36000

800

70200

 

Category II

29000

8400

36000

800

74200

 

Category III

34000

8400

36000

800

79200

 

Doctoral student

 

Senior scholar

 

Category I

33000

12000

42000

800

87800

 

Category II

38000

12000

42000

800

92800

 

Category III

45000

12000

42000

800

99800

Notes:   Category I includes: Philosophy, Economics, Law, Pedagogy, Literature (excluding   Arts), History, and Administration; category II includes: Science, Engineering,   and Agronomy; category III includes: Literature (Arts), and Medicine.

 

3.1 Full scholarship

● Tuition: including the fees spent in cultivating and managing scholarship students, as well as in organizing or supporting the scholarship students to conduct cultural and sports activities, visits and parties, etc.

● Accommodation: namely, to provide free accommodation for the Chinese government’s scholarship-winning students or grant them accommodation allowance. As for the students who live inside campus according to the university’s regulations, the university will provide them with free dormitory, which will generally be double bedrooms; as for the students who choose to live off-campus with the permission of the university, they are entitled to a monthly or quarterly accommodation allowance from the university. And the criteria are:

Undergraduate students (preparatory undergraduates), master’s students (general scholars): CNY 700/month

Doctoral students (senior scholars): CNY 1000/month

● Living allowance. The criteria are:

Undergraduate students: CNY 2,500/month

Master’s students and general scholars: CNY 3,000/month

Doctoral students and senior scholars: CNY 3,500/month

The living allowance is granted by the university every month. The students who are enrolled before (or on) the 15th of the admission month, are entitled to the full allowance of that month. The students, who are enrolled after the 15th of that month, are only entitled to half of the allowance; the living allowance for the month of graduation will be granted for the half-month upon confirming the graduation status by the university; during the study, for any student who is absent from China due to personal reasons for more than 15 days (excluding legal holidays), the living allowance will be suspended during the absence.

● Comprehensive medical insurance (please refer to “Brief Introduction and Claims Guidance of the Comprehensive Medical Insurance for Overseas Students in China” for insurance coverage and claim procedures from the website: http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org.

 

3.2 Partial scholarship

It consists of one or several items of the full scholarship.

 

4. Eligibility

4.1 Must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China and be in good health;

4.2 The requirements on education background and age:

● Any applicant for a bachelor’s degree must be a high school graduate under (or at) the age of 25, with excellent academic performances;

● Any applicant for a master’s degree must be a bachelor’s degree holder under (or at) the age of 35;

● Any applicant for a doctoral degree must be a master’s degree holder under (or at) the age of 40;

● Any applicant as a general scholar must be under (or at) the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher);

● Any applicant as a senior scholar must be under (or at) the age of 50 and have a degree of master or above or have a title of associate professor or above.

 

5. Application Materials

5.1 Application Form for Chinese Government’s Scholarship,

You should register at the CSC Online Application System for International Students and submit application information. After submission of the information, please print a copy of the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship generated automatically by the system, affix your own signature and photo (size: 35mmx45mm); the website for online application is http://laihua.csc.edu.cn, and the code of the agency handling online application is 10610;

5.2 Notarized highest diploma. In the case of a currently enrolled student, you must submit a certificate issued by your current school to prove your current student status. Any text prepared in any language other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

5.3 Academic transcripts. Any text prepared in any language other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English;

5.4 A Study Plan or Research Proposal is written in Chinese or English (no less than 800 Chinese characters/words);

5.5 Reference letters. Reference letters in Chinese or English by two professors or associate professors;

5.6 A CD of your own works. Any applicant for music major is required to submit a CD containing your own works; any applicant for fine arts is required to submit a CD containing two sketches, two color paintings, and two other works drawn by the applicant;

5.7 A Copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Download the form from the China Scholarship Council’s website:

http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua

or http://www.campuschina.org,

and fill it in English. The applicant should go through a physical examination in strict accordance with the items required in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The Form will be considered invalid in case of incomplete forms, or forms without a sealed photograph of the applicant, or the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital. And the examination result will be valid for six months;

5.8 A copy of the HSK Score Report (if available). Please attach a copy of the report with the application materials;

5.9 A copy of passport.

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