Chinese Government Scholarship
I. Introduction to Chinese Government Scholarship
To promote mutual understanding, cooperation, and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers, and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities. China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of the Chinese Government Scholarship programs. Now, 279 designated Chinese universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Legal Studies, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy, and Fine Arts for scholarship recipients at all levels.
II. Chinese Government Scholarship Programs undertaken by Yangzhou University (YZU)
The Chinese embassies/consulates publish scholarship programs and decide the nominated candidates.
Applicants can contact the local Chinese embassy/consulate for application requirements and materials.
If applicants are interested in earning bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees at YZU through this program, please choose YZU (Code: 11117) on the application form. More details on academic programs for international students at YZU can be viewed at
2.Yangzhou University Program
CSC publishes scholarship programs and YZU decides the nominated candidates by relevant regulations stipulated by CSC.
If applicants are interested in earning bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees at YZU through this program, please choose YZU (institutional code: 11117) on the application form. More details on academic programs for international students at YZU can be viewed at
3.Special Scholarship Program
In response to the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, MOE has established special scholarship programs with an annual quota including Belt and Road Scholarship, US Program, EU Program, and China-Africa 20+20 Program, to promote people-to-people exchanges between China and America, between China and EU members, as well as further China-Africa 20+20 Cooperation Plan. These programs sponsor outstanding international students from relevant countries to undertake academic studies or research in Chinese universities. Please refer to Yangzhou University Program for application steps.
More information on Chinese Government Scholarship can be viewed at