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1. Q: What kind of university is Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Sun Yat-sen University was founded by Mr. Sun Yat-sen and has a tradition of running a school for more than 100 years. As a university directly under the Ministry of Education of China, Sun Yat-sen University has become a first-class domestic and internationally renowned modern comprehensive university through the joint construction of ministries and provinces. It is now composed of three campuses, five campuses and ten affiliated hospitals: Guangzhou campus, Zhuhai campus, and Shenzhen campus. Sun Yat-sen University is striding forward to become a world-class university and strives to become a global academic center.

  

2. Q: What is the school code of Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: 10558

 

3. Q: What is the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: In order to meet the growing demand for Chinese language education talents from the international community, promote the development of Chinese language education around the world, and help the growth of international Chinese language education talents, the Ministry of Education's Sino-foreign Language Exchange Cooperation Center has established an international Chinese language teacher scholarship to focus on training qualified students. Overseas Chinese teachers.

 

4. Q: What are the eligibility requirements for the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Eligibility for application:

  • Non-Chinese nationals, physically and mentally healthy, excellent in character and learning, and aspiring to engage in Chinese education, teaching and related work;
  • The age is 18-35 years old (unified on September 1, 2021). In-service Chinese teachers are relaxed to 45 years old;
  • Have a bachelor's degree;
  • A minimum score of 210 in the HSK test (Level 5) and a score of 60 in the HSKK (Intermediate) test;
  • Those who provide a work agreement or relevant certification for the teaching institution to be taught after graduation are preferred.

 

5. Q: What are the fees included in the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Including tuition, accommodation, living expenses and comprehensive medical insurance.

 

6. Q: What are the application materials for the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Application materials:

  • A scanned copy of the passport photo page. If the applicant is in China, please submit the visa page and entry stamp page at the same time.
  • A scanned copy of HSK and HSKK score reports (valid for two years).
  • Recommendation letter from the person in charge of the recommending institution.
  • The highest degree certificate (for those who hold the certificate of expected graduation, the scanned copy of the highest degree certificate must be submitted to our school before September 1, 2021) and the school transcript.
  • Recommendation letters from two tutors with titles of associate professor and above.
  • Non-working Chinese teachers can provide a work agreement for the teaching institution they plan to teach after graduation (subsidies will be given priority to those who provide this material); in-service Chinese teachers must attach an in-service certificate and recommendation letter issued by the institution where they are employed.
  • International Chinese Teacher Scholarship Application Form.
  • A physical examination report filled out in Chinese or English and stamped with the official seal of the hospital. The validity period of the physical examination is 6 months.
  • "Letter of Commitment", the signature place shall be scanned and uploaded by the person who signs it.
  • The application information form must be scanned and uploaded after being signed by the person himself.
  • Applicants must also provide other certification materials required by our school based on the actual situation.

 

7. Q: What is the application time for the Confucius Institute Scholarship at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: March 1 to May 10, 2021.

 

8. Q: What is the Chinese Government Special Scholarship of Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: In order to attract more outstanding young American students to study in my country, the Ministry of Education of China has established the "Chinese Aesthetic History" project. As the enrollment unit of the Chinese Government Scholarship, Sun Yat-Sen University recruits American students (including undergraduates, masters and doctoral degrees) to study in our school.

 

9. Q: What are the application requirements for the Chinese Government Special Scholarship of Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Application conditions:

  • Applicants must be American citizens. Be in good health and must meet the medical examination standards for applying for a study visa or residence permit in China.
  • Meet the application requirements described in "Sun Yat-sen University 2021 International Students (Undergraduate) Admissions Guide", "Sun Yat-Sen University 2021 International Students (Master) Admissions Guide" and "Sun Yat-Sen University 2021 International Students (PhD) Admissions Guide".
  • Those who come to China to study for a bachelor degree must have graduated from high school and must be under the age of 25; those who study for a master’s degree in China must have a bachelor’s degree and must be under 35; those who study for a doctorate degree in China must have a master’s degree and must be under 40 years old.

 

10. Q: What is the funding content of the Chinese Government Special Scholarship of Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Funding content:

  • Free tuition
  • Free on-campus accommodation fees
  • The standard of living expenses is 2,500 yuan/month/person for undergraduates, 3,000 yuan/month/person for postgraduate students, and 3,500 yuan/month/person for doctoral students
  • Exemption of comprehensive insurance premium for international students in China

 

11. Q: What are the application requirements for the Chinese Government Scholarship Program for "Graduate Students" at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Application conditions:

  • Do not have Chinese nationality and hold a valid foreign passport.
  • To be in good health, must meet the medical examination standards for applying for a study visa or residence permit in China.
  • Those who come to China to study for a master's degree must have a degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a Chinese university and must be under the age of 35; those who study for a doctorate degree in China must have a degree that is equivalent to a master's degree in a Chinese university and must be under 40 years old.
  • Friendly to China, diligent and studious, excellent grades, good conduct, abiding by laws and regulations, no record of violation of school rules and regulations, no public security penalties, and no criminal record.
  • The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) must be at level 5 with a score of 180 and above. Applicants who used Chinese in the previous academic education stage must submit a language certificate issued by the school. After verification by our school, they can be exempted from providing HSK scores.

 

12. Q: What are the application requirements for the "New Sinology Program" PhD Scholarship Program at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Application conditions:

  • Non-Chinese nationality, in good health.
  • Applicants for the Ph.D. program in China must have a score of 180 or above in Level 5 of the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), and those with excellent Chinese proficiency under the same conditions are preferred.
  • Applicants for the Chinese-foreign joint Ph.D. program must have a score of 180 or above in Level 3 of the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK), and those with excellent Chinese proficiency under the same conditions are preferred.
  • Applicants for PhD programs in China have obtained a master's degree, or are graduated master's students.
  • Applicants for the Sino-foreign cooperative training doctoral program are doctoral students in formal registered foreign universities.
  • Those who are enjoying Chinese government scholarships are not allowed to apply for this program at the same time.

 

13. Q: What is the funding content of the Doctoral Scholarship Program of Sun Yat-sen University's "New Sinology Program"?

A: Funding content:

  • tuition fee.
  • Living allowance and research allowance.
  • One international round trip per year (economy class, reimbursed according to actual expenses).
  • Medical and accident insurance premiums during your stay in China.
  • Group activities and cultural experience.
  • International round-trip travel expenses (economy class) for foreign tutors of the Chinese-foreign joint doctoral program to China.

 

14. Q: What are the application requirements for the Master's Program of Sun Yat-sen University to study in China?

A: Application conditions:

  • Do not have Chinese nationality and hold a valid foreign passport.
  • To be in good health, must meet the medical examination standards for applying for a study visa or residence permit in China.
  • Those who come to China to study for a master's degree must have a degree equivalent to that of a bachelor's degree in a Chinese university.
  • Friendly to China, diligent and studious, excellent grades, good conduct, abiding by laws and regulations, no record of violation of school rules and regulations, no public security penalties, and no criminal record.
  • To apply for Chinese-taught majors, the HSK score must be at least 180 at level 5 (for masters of Chinese International Education, the HSK score at HSK Level 5 is 210 and above, and the HSKK intermediate level is 60 and above). Applicants who used Chinese to study at the previous level of education must submit a language certificate issued by the school, which can be exempted from providing HSK scores upon verification by our school.
  • To apply for English-taught majors, language proficiency requirements: MBA (International Business Administration) (hereinafter referred to as IMBA) must submit a TOEFL (TOEFL iBT) or IELTS (IELTS Academic) score certificate, and must have a TOEFL score of 79 and above (of which 15 points and above in single subjects) or IELTS 6.5 and above (including 5.5 points and above in single subjects). Students who used English to teach in the previous academic education stage must submit a certificate issued by the school. Upon verification by our school, the certificate of English is exempted.
  • Applicants for scholarship programs must meet the age requirements of each program.

 

15. Q: When is the application deadline for the Master's Program of Sun Yat-sen University to study in China?

A: March 30, 2021 (for scholarship application time, please refer to the application guidelines for each scholarship program).

 

16. Q: What are the application materials for the Master's Program of Studying in China at Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Application materials:

  • Valid passport (if the applicant is already in mainland China, please submit the current valid visa page or residence permit page, and entry stamp page at the same time)
  • Bachelor's degree certificate (new graduates can first provide the pre-graduation certificate issued by the current school)
  • Complete transcript of undergraduate level
  • Language Proficiency Certificate
  • Recommendation letters signed by two professors or associate professors
  • Study and Research Program in China
  • Proof of financial status
  • Medical report
  • Commitment
  • Other supporting materials that may be required to be submitted

 

17. Q: What are the application requirements for undergraduates from Sun Yat-sen University to study in China?

A: Application conditions:

  • Do not have Chinese nationality, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the relevant requirements of the "Notice of the Ministry of Education on Regulating the Acceptance of International Students in Our Colleges and Universities" (Jiaowaihan [2020] No. 12).
  • To be in good health, must meet the medical examination standards for applying for a study visa or residence permit in China.
  • Graduated from high school or above.
  • Friendly to China, diligent and studious, excellent grades, good conduct, abiding by laws and regulations, no record of violation of school rules and regulations, no public security penalties, and no criminal record.
  • The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) must have a score of 180 or above at level 5 (Applicants for a Chinese language major must have a score of 180 or above at HSK 4). Applicants who used Chinese to study at the previous level of education must submit a language certificate issued by the school, which can be exempted from providing HSK scores upon verification by our school.
  • Those under the age of 18 before September 1, 2021 are required to provide a guardian guarantee. Applicants for scholarship programs must meet the age requirements of each program.

 

18. Q: When is the application deadline for Sun Yat-Sen University undergraduates studying in China?

A: April 30, 2021 (for scholarship application time, please refer to the application guidelines for each scholarship program).

 

19. Q: What are the application materials for undergraduates from Sun Yat-Sen University to study in China?

A: Application materials:

  • Valid passport (if the applicant is already in mainland China, please submit the current valid visa page or residence permit page, and entry stamp page at the same time)
  • High school graduation documents (new graduates can first provide the pre-graduation certificate issued by the school)
  • Standardized test transcripts, transcripts issued by the school with the highest degree
  • Language Proficiency Certificate
  • Two recommendation letters issued by the school principal and a teacher
  • Proof of financial status
  • Medical report
  • Commitment
  • Nationality certificate of applicant and parents
  • Other supporting materials that may be required to be submitted

 

20. Q: What are the application requirements for doctoral students from Sun Yat-sen University to study in China?

A: Application conditions:

  • Do not have Chinese nationality and hold a valid foreign passport.
  • To be in good health, must meet the medical examination standards for applying for a study visa or residence permit in China.
  • Those who come to China to study for a Ph.D. degree must have a degree equivalent to that of a master's degree in a Chinese university.
  • Friendly to China, diligent and studious, excellent grades, good conduct, abiding by laws and regulations, no record of violation of school rules and regulations, no public security penalties, and no criminal record.
  • The Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) must be at level 5 with a score of 180 and above. Applicants who used Chinese to study at the previous level of education must submit a language certificate issued by the school, which can be exempted from providing HSK scores upon verification by our school.
  • Applicants for scholarship programs must meet the age requirements of each program.

 

21. Q: When is the cut-off time for PhD students from Sun Yat-Sen University to study in China?

A: March 30, 2021 (for scholarship application time, please refer to the application guidelines for each scholarship program).

 

22. Q: What are the application materials for doctoral students of Sun Yat-sen University to study in China?

A: Application materials:

  • Valid passport (if the applicant is already in mainland China, please submit the current valid visa page or residence permit page, and entry stamp page at the same time)
  • Master's degree certificate and bachelor's degree certificate (new graduates can first provide the pre-graduation certificate issued by the current school)
  • Complete transcripts for master and undergraduate levels
  • Language Proficiency Certificate
  • Recommendation letters signed by two professors or associate professors
  • Study and Research Program in China
  • Proof of financial status
  • Medical report
  • Commitment
  • Other supporting materials that may be required to be submitted

 

23. Q: What is the contact information of Sun Yat-Sen University?

A: Contact information:

  • Website: http://iso.sysu.edu.cn
  • Email:admissions@mail.sysu.edu.cn
  • Enrollment consultation telephone: 0086 (20) 84110819
  • Supervision Office Tel: 0086 (20) 84115582
  • Fax: 0086 (20) 84115621
  • Address: Foreign Students Office, Academic Affairs Department, Sun Yat-sen University, Building 524, Northwest District, No. 135, Xingang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
  • Postal Code: 510275

 

 

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