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Who do you apply to?
The full name of CSC is "China Scholarship Council". It was established in 1996. It is a non-profit corporate institution directly under the Ministry of Education. China Scholarship Council is mainly derived from national financial plans and domestic and foreign donations. The purpose of its establishment is to fund projects that are beneficial to Chinese education and friendly relations with foreign countries, exchanges and cooperation with corresponding institutions at home and abroad, and manage other related affairs in educational exchanges and scientific and technological cooperation.
What scholarships can I apply for when study in China？
The types of international students in China include language students, undergraduate students, master students, doctoral students, general scholars, advanced scholars, research scholars, and various types of short-term study class students.
To encourage more high-quality overseas students to study in China, the Chinese government has established a series of scholarship programs, including:
Chinese government scholarship
This scholarship is a full scholarship or partial scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education of China in accordance with the educational exchange agreements or understandings reached with relevant national governments, institutions, schools and relevant international organizations. Including scholarships for undergraduates, scholarships for master students, scholarships for doctoral students, scholarships for Chinese language students, scholarships for general advanced students, and scholarships for advanced students.
1. Country-specific bilateral projects
Full scholarship or partial scholarship is provided in accordance with 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 encourages and subsidizes 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.
Outstanding Student Scholarship
This scholarship is a full scholarship or partial scholarship established by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China to support admitted or currently studying master or doctoral students to complete their studies. Applicants must apply to the Scholarship Council through the recommendation of the school they are studying in China.
HSK Winner Scholarship
This scholarship is a full scholarship established by the Ministry of Education of China to support foreign candidates who have achieved excellent results in the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) held outside China to study Chinese in China. Applicants must apply to the Scholarship Council through the Chinese embassy (consulate-general) or the test organizer in the host country.
Chinese Culture Research Project Scholarship
This project was established by the Ministry of Education of China to fund experts and scholars from various countries engaged in Chinese cultural studies to come to China for short-term research. Applicants must apply to the China Scholarship Council through the recommendation of relevant Chinese institutions of higher learning, institutions or the Chinese embassy (consulate-general) in the country where they are located, or directly apply to them.
Scholarships for short-term training programs for foreign Chinese teachers
This project was established by the Ministry of Education of China to subsidize full-time teachers from various countries who are engaged in Chinese language teaching to come to China for short-term training. Applicants must apply to the Scholarship Council through the Chinese Embassy (Consulate-General) in the host country.
According to the amount of the scholarship, it can be divided into full scholarship and partial scholarship. Full scholarship includes tuition, emergency medical expenses, basic teaching materials, accommodation, living expenses, one-time placement fee and one-time inter-city transportation. Partial scholarships are one or more of the full scholarships. The highest scholarship can get up to 70,000 RMB a year.
What information is needed when applying for scholarships?
The application method is very simple, as long as you prepare all the required materials (one is indispensable), and submit it within the deadline. So, what information is needed?
Generally, you need to provide the following materials:
①"Chinese Government Scholarship Application Form" (filled in Chinese or English);
②notarized highest academic certificate;
③study transcripts of the institution you studied before coming to China;
④study or research plan in China;
⑤ Recommendation letter;
⑥Students applying for music majors must submit CDs of their own works, and students applying for fine arts majors must provide 2 sketches, 2 color paintings and 2 CDs of other works;
⑦Applicants under the age of 18
⑧Applicants who have studied in China for more than 6 months must submit a copy of the "Foreigner Physical Examination Form";
⑨Pre-admission notice issued by the scholarship institution;
⑩ If you have obtained the HSK score report, please also attach a copy to the application materials. All application materials are bound into a book (two volumes in one format) in the upper left corner in the order mentioned above. Application materials will not be returned.
Each project requires different materials. Postgraduates and scholars need a lot of materials, but the most basic thing is that applicants must first receive an admission letter from a Chinese university to determine which university they are admitted to before they can proceed. Prepare the application materials for CSC Scholarship.
Basic procedures for applying for scholarships
Different scholarship application procedures are different. You can go to our website "scholarship" and the school's official website to check relevant information. The school can also apply for local government and school scholarships. But the basic process is roughly the same. Now I will introduce you the application process for the Chinese Government Scholarship of China University of Political Science and Law.
1. Apply to the international student dispatching department of your home country and obtain the qualification for recommendation;
2. Contact the scholarship institution and get the pre-admission notice issued by the school;
3. Log in to the "Chinese Government Scholarship Management Information System for Studying in China" (login to http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina.org, and then click the "Online Application Student Entrance" icon to enter ), fill in and submit the application information online, and print the "Chinese Government Scholarship Application Form". The operating instructions of the "Chinese Government Scholarship Management Information System for Studying in China" and the "Accepting Agency Number" can be consulted and obtained from the overseas student dispatching department of the country;
4. Submit the application materials to the international student dispatching department of your home country within the specified time.
Note: The China Scholarship Council does not accept direct applications from individuals. The China Scholarship Council reserves the right to make necessary adjustments to the institutions of applicants who have not received the pre-admission notice.
The above is probably about the application process for applying for Chinese scholarships. If you want to continue to learn more about Chinese scholarships, you can click on "scholarship" on our website for more details.