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Chinese Government Scholarship

 

To enhance the mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and the people of the world, and to develop exchanges and cooperation between China and other countries in various fields, the Chinese government has established scholarships to subsidize outstanding students, teachers, and scholars from all over the world to study or conduct research in Chinese universities.

The Ministry of Education of China has entrusted the China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as the "China Scholarship Council") to be responsible for the enrollment and management of Chinese government scholarship students.

There are currently 289 Chinese universities undertaking the task of cultivating Chinese government scholarship students. Disciplines cover science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, economics, law, management, education, history, literature, philosophy, art, etc.

 

Chinese Government Scholarship Program

1. Country-specific bilateral projects

Full scholarship or partial scholarship is provided by educational cooperation and exchange agreements or consensus reached between China and relevant governments, institutions, schools, and international organizations. This program can recruit undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, general scholars, and senior scholars.

The applicant applies to the international student dispatching department of the home country.

 

2. Chinese colleges and universities independent enrollment project

Full scholarships provided to the provincial education administrative departments of some provinces and autonomous regions in China and some Chinese universities are used to directly select and recruit outstanding foreign young students to study in China. This program only enrolls undergraduates, master's students, and doctoral students.

The applicant applies to the Chinese university undertaking this project.

 

3. Great Wall Scholarship Program

A full scholarship was provided to UNESCO to support students and scholars from developing countries to study and research in China. This program only recruits general scholars and senior scholars.

The applicant submits an application to the National Committee of UNESCO in the country where it is located.

 

4. China-EU Student Exchange Program

The full scholarship provided to students from EU member states aims to encourage students from EU member states to study and conduct research in China, and to enhance mutual understanding and exchanges. This program recruits undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, general scholars, and senior scholars.

Applicants apply to the Education and Culture Department of the Chinese Mission to the European Union.

 

5. China-AUN Scholarship Program

The full scholarship provided to the Association of ASEAN Universities (AUN) aims to encourage young students, teachers, and scholars from ASEAN member countries to study in China and enhance mutual understanding and friendship. This project only enrolls master students and doctoral students.

Applicants apply to the Secretariat of the ASEAN University Organization (AUN).

 

6. Pacific Islands Forum Project

The full scholarship provided to students from island countries in the Pacific region aims to encourage and subsidize young students from these countries to study in China. This program can recruit undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students, general scholars, and senior scholars.

The applicant applies to the secretariat of the Pacific Islands Forum.

 

7. World Meteorological Organization Project

The full scholarship provided to the World Meteorological Organization aims to encourage students from all over the world who are interested in meteorological research to study and conduct research in China. This program can recruit undergraduates, masters, and doctoral students.

The applicant applies to the World Meteorological Organization.

 

Types of funding, duration, the language of instruction, institutions, and majors

Funding categories: undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree education and Chinese language or professional advancement.

Subsidy period: including time for professional study and Chinese tuition (preparatory course). See the table below for details:

Funding category

Professional study period

Duration of Chinese tuition (preparatory course)

Scholarship funding period

Undergraduate

4-5 academic year

1-2 academic year

4-7 academic years

Postgraduate

2-3 academic year

1-2 academic year

2-5 academic years

Ph.D. student

3-4 academic year

1-2 academic year

3-6 academic years

General scholar

Within 1 academic year

Within 1 academic year

Within 2 academic years

Senior Scholar

Within 1 academic year

Within 1 academic year

Within 2 academic years

 

Teaching language:

1. The language of instruction for undergraduates studying in China under Chinese Government Scholarship is Chinese. Before the Chinese government scholarship students start their undergraduate professional studies, they must study Chinese and basic knowledge for one academic year at the designated preparatory college and pass the examination.

Those who have reached one of the following requirements in language proficiency and basic knowledge level can apply for preparatory education exemption: complete secondary education with Chinese as the language of study, accompanied by a certificate issued by the school that graduated from the compulsory course of secondary education in Chinese; Chinese proficiency Meet the admission requirements for undergraduate education in the admission institution and attach a copy of the score report of the Chinese Proficiency Test (hereinafter referred to as "HSK") (the HSK score report is valid for two years).

Currently, colleges and universities that undertake preparatory education for undergraduate study in China under a Chinese government scholarship include Tianjin University, Nanjing Normal University, Shandong University, Central China Normal University, Tongji University, Beijing Language and Culture University, Northeast Normal University, Beijing International Studies University, and Capital Normal University And ten universities including the University of International Business and Economics.

 

2. The language of instruction for postgraduates and advanced students studying in China is generally Chinese, and some schools can provide courses in English for some majors (for details, please log in to http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina .org Check out the introduction of Chinese institutions and majors).
Applicants who choose Chinese as the language of instruction (for bachelor's degree, general advanced students, advanced students), should reach the "Chinese Proficiency Test" Level 3 (HSK3) at the time of application; applicants who choose Chinese as the language of instruction ( To study for a master’s or doctorate), the Chinese proficiency should reach Level 4 of the "Chinese Proficiency Test" (HSK4) when applying;
Scholarship students who choose to teach in Chinese and whose Chinese proficiency does not meet the professional learning requirements must participate in 1-2 academic years of Chinese learning, and can only start professional learning after meeting the admission requirements of the admission institution, otherwise, they will not be able to continue to study in China on the Chinese government scholarship. Among them: those who study science, engineering, agronomy, medicine (western medicine), economics, management, law and art, and the duration of Chinese study is one academic year; those who study literature, history, philosophy, and medicine (Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese medicine), The duration of Chinese study should not exceed 2 academic years.

Institutions and majors:

There are currently 289 Chinese universities undertaking the training of Chinese government scholarship students. For details, please visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina.org for the introduction of Chinese universities and majors.

 

Funding content and standards

Student category

Subject

Tuition/year

Accommodation fee/year

Living expenses/year

Medical insurance/year

Total annual funding

Undergraduate

 

I

20000

8400

30000

800

59200

II

23000

8400

30000

800

62200

III

27000

8400

30000

800

66200

Postgraduate

General scholar

I

25000

8400

36000

800

70200

II

29000

8400

36000

800

74200

III

34000

8400

36000

800

79200

Ph.D. student

Senior Scholar

I

33000

12000

42000

800

87800

II

38000

12000

42000

800

92800

III

45000

12000

42000

800

99800

Note: The first category includes: philosophy, economics, law, pedagogy, literature (except literature and art), history, and management; the second category includes science, engineering, and agriculture; the third category includes: literature (literary and artistic), medicine.

 

1. Full scholarship

●Tuition: Including the cost of training and management of scholarship students, and organizing or supporting scholarship students to carry out cultural and sports activities, visits, partying, and other activities. The tuition fee is coordinated and used by the school.

●Accommodation fee: the cost of providing free dormitories or granting accommodation subsidies for Chinese government scholarship students. The accommodation fee is coordinated and used by the school. Those who live on campus according to school regulations will be provided with free dormitories, which are usually double rooms; those who choose off-campus accommodation with the approval of the school can get the accommodation fee issued by the school on a monthly or quarterly basis. The standard is:

Undergraduates (preparatory students), postgraduates (general scholars): 700 RMB/month

Doctoral students (senior scholars): 1,000 RMB/month

●Living expenses. The standard is:

Undergraduate: 2,500 RMB/month

Master's degree students and general scholars: 3,000 RMB/month

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

Living expenses are paid by the school every month. Scholarship students who register before the 15th (including the 15th) of the month will receive a full month's living allowance; those who register after the 15th will get half a month's living allowance; the living expenses of graduates will be paid to the graduation day determined by the school For the next half month; if the scholarship student leaves China for more than 15 days due to personal reasons during the school period (except for normal holidays), the living allowance will be suspended during the period of absence.

●Comprehensive medical insurance (please log on to http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina.org for insurance content and claim settlement procedures to read "Introduction to Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Claims Guide for International Students in China").

 

2. Partial scholarship

One or more items in the full scholarship.

 

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