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Chinese Government Scholarship

In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education and trade 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 People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS

  • Chinese University Program

                                       

    This is a full scholarship and only supports master’s students for no more than 3 years or doctoral students for no more than 4 years.Duration of the scholarship, which covers major study and Chinese language/preparatory study, as specified in the Admission Letter, cannot be extended in general. Scholarship students can register for either Chinese-taught program or English-taught program if applicable  

                                             

    Eligibility:

                                             

    This is a full To be eligible, applicants must:
    - be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;
    -be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
    -be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs.
    This program generally does not support registered students who are studying in China when applying for this scholarship.  

                                             

    Application Procedure:

                                             

    - Apply directly to our university.
    -Complete the online application procedure at CSC Online Application System for International Students (http://laihua.csc.edu.cn/), submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship and print a hard copy. The agency number of our university is 10617
    -.Post all your application documents to our university before April 1st of every year.
    The post address is : International office, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications.
    No2 Chongwen Road, Nan’an District, Chongqing 400065, China
    Tel: 0086-23-62487785
    Contact person: Wen Jin  

                                             

    Application Documents (in duplicate)

                                             

    1.Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship(written in Chinese or English); Ensure you have both submitted it online and printed the hard copy.

    2.Notarized highest diploma (photocopy);
    Prospective diploma winners must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date.
    Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

    3.Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English);
    Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

    4.A Study Plan or Research Proposal (written in Chinese or English);
    This should be a minimum of 800 words.

    5.Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English);
    Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by professor or associate professor.

    6.A CD of your own works (only required for arts students);
    Applicants for music studies are requested to submit a CD of their own musical works. Applicants for fine arts programs must submit a CD of their own works which include two sketches, two color paintings and two other works.

    7.Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy);
    The physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid.
    Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.
    Pleases keep the original copy of the Form for school registration.

    8.Valid HSK Certificate (if available).

                                       

  • Bilateral Program

                                       

    This includes full or partial scholarships in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs between the Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations. It supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.
    Applicants shall apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries.
    Our Institution code: 10617  

                                       

  • Great Wall Program

                                       

    This is a full scholarship for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to sponsor students and scholars in developing countries to study and conduct research in China. It only supports general scholars and senior scholars.
    Applicants shall apply to the National Commissions for UNESCO in their home countries.
    Our Institution code: 10617  

                                       

  • EU Program

                                       

    This is a full scholarship to encourage students from EU member countries to study and conduct research in China in order to promote mutual understanding between China and EU members. It supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.
    Applicants shall apply to the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union.
    Our Institution code: 10617

                                       

  • AUN Program

                                       

    This is a full scholarship for ASEAN University Network (AUN) to sponsor students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member nations to study and conduct research in China to enhance the educational exchange and mutual understanding between China and ASEAN members. It only supports graduate students.
    Applicants shall apply to AUN Secretariat.
    Our Institution code: 10617

                                       

  • WMO Program

                                       

    This is a scholarship for World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to sponsor international students to study and conduct research in meteorology, hydrology, and water resources supervision & management in China. It only supports undergraduate students and graduate students.
    Applicants shall apply to Education and Fellowships Division, WMO.
    Our Institution code: 10617

                                       

  • PIF Program

                                       

    This is a full scholarship to sponsor students from Pacific island countries to study in China. It supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.
    Applicants shall apply to Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat.
    Our Institution code: 10617

                                       

                                   
Duration
                                   

Chinese Government Scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language/ preparatory study. The table below illustrates the duration of each category.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Supporting Categories Major Study(academic year) Chinese Language /Preparatory Study(academic year) Duration of Scholarship(academic year)
Undergraduate students 4-5 up to 2 4-7
Master’s students 2-3 up to 2 2-5
Doctoral students 3-4 up to 2 3-6
General scholars up to 1 up to 1 up to 2
Senior scholars up to 1 up to 1 up to 2

Instruction Language

1. Instruction language for undergraduate students

Undergraduate scholarship winners must register for Chinese-taught credit courses. They are required to take one-year Chinese language/preparatory courses in one of the designed universities and to pass the required test before moving on to their major studies in our university.Undergraduate scholarship winners can apply for preparatory course exemption if they
                                          ● complete their secondary education in Chinese.
                                          or
                                          ● have valid HSK certificate that meets the requirements of the host university. Official documents from secondary schools or a photocopy of valid HSK certificate must be submitted for preparatory course exemption application. Please NOTE that HSK results are valid for 2 years only.
                                           

2. Instruction language for graduate students and non-degree students.

Graduate and non-degree scholarship students can register for either Chinese-taught program or English-taught program if applicable.
                                         ● Scholarship recipients of Chinese-taught programs without adequate Chinese proficiency must take Chinese language courses for one to two years to reach the language requirements of their host universities before moving on to their major studies. Failure to reach the required language proficiency will lead to the automatic termination of scholarship. Chinese language courses will be one year for majors in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, West Medicine, Economics, Management, Law and Fine Arts, and be no more than two years for majors in Liberal Arts, History, Philosophy and Chinese Medicine.
                                         ● Scholarship recipients of English-taught programs or those with adequate Chinese language proficiency do not need to take Chinese language courses.

COVERAGE AND STANDARD

Full Scholarship covers

● Tuition waiver;
● Accommodation: free university dormitory
● Stipend:
undergraduate students: CNY 2,500 per month;
master’s students / general scholars: CNY 3,000 per month;
doctoral students / senior scholars: CNY 3,500 per month.
Within the scholarship duration, registered scholarship students will receive stipend from their host university month by month.
Students registering before the 15th of the month (the 15th included) will receive full stipend of that month. Those who register after the 15th of the month will receive half stipend of that month.
If registered student stays out of China for more than 15 days (school holidays excluded), his stipend will be stopped during his leaving.
● Medical insurance
Please refer to Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China for insurance policy.
Partial Scholarship covers
● One or some items of the full scholarship.