Notice to International Students Studying in China
From:国家留学网 Date:01-10-2011 Attention:7774       Print

In order to strengthen mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people from all over the world, and to develop cooperation and exchanges in fields of politics, economy, culture, education and trade between China and other countries, Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to undertake studies and researches in Chinese higher education institutions (Chinese HEIs).


International students under Chinese Government Scholarship Programs (hereinafter referred to as scholarship students) will be allocated in Chinese HEIs designated by the Ministry of Education of P. R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) to pursue their proposed studies in the areas related to science, technology, agriculture, medicine, economics, law, management, education, history, liberal arts and philosophy.
 

MOE formulates Chinese government scholarship plans on an annual basis, and entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of Chinese Government Scholarship Programs.
 

Welcome outstanding students, teachers and scholars from all over the world to undertake studies and researches in China!


CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND APPLICATION


1. Chinese Government Scholarship Program (scholarship quota specified according to inter-governmental agreements)


It is established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs signed between Chinese government and governments of other countries, organizations, education institutions and relevant international organizations to provide both full scholarships and partial scholarships to international students,teachers and scholars. The program supports students who come to study in China on undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Chinese language training programs, general scholar and senior scholar programs.
 

Applicants shall apply for the scholarship through dispatching authorities, institutions or the Chinese diplomatic missions.


2. CHINA/UNESCO - the Great Wall Fellowship Program


It is a full scholarship program set up by MOE for candidates recommended by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is only available to applicants who come to study as general scholars and senior scholars.
 

Applicants shall apply to the National Commissions for UNESCO in their home countries.


3. Study in Asia Scholarship Program
 

It is a full scholarship program established by MOE aiming to stimulate the mobility of Asian students and scholars within Asia. It aims to strengthen mutual understanding among the people in Asian countries, develop education cooperation and exchanges, and promote Asian education quality. It is only available to applicants who come to study as general scholars and senior scholars.


Applicants shall apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.


4. China/AUN Scholarship Program


It is a full scholarship provided to ASEAN member countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member countries to study in China, and enhancing mutual understanding and friendship.


Applicants shall apply to the ASEAN Secretariat.


5. Chinese Government Scholarship Program for EU


It is a full scholarship program set up by MOE for high school graduates or university students from EU to learn Chinese for one year in China.
 

Applicants shall apply to the Mission of P.R China to the European Union.


6. China/Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Scholarship Program


It is a full scholarship provided for SCO member countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students from SCO member countries to study in China.


Applicants shall apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
 

7. China/Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Scholarship Program


It is a full scholarship provided for some pacific island countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students from these countries to study in China.


Applicants shall apply to PIF Secretariat.
 

8. Chinese Government Special Scholarship Program-University Postgraduate Program


It is a full scholarship program set up by MOE aiming to support Chinese universities to recruit postgraduate students.
 

Applicants shall directly contact the Chinese HEIs under this program for application.


9. Chinese Government Special Scholarship Program-Degree Oriented Program in Provinces and Autonomous Regions


It is a full scholarship program set up by MOE aiming to support Chinese universities designated by local education departments in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit international students who come for postgraduate studies.


Applicants shall directly contact the regional education departments or Chinese HEIs under this program for application.

 

10. Chinese Government Special Scholarship Program-Cooperative Program with Provinces and Autonomous Regions


It is a full scholarship program set up by MOE aiming to support Chinese universities designated by local education departments in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit international students who come for postgraduate studies.


Applicants shall directly contact the regional education departments or Chinese HEIs under this program for application.

 

11. Distinguished International Students Scholarship Program


It is a full scholarship program established by MOE to sponsor outstanding international students who have earned their Bachelor’s degree or above in China and have been enrolled by Chinese HEIs for their further studies in China and also available for those who are currently pursuing their postgraduate studies in Chinese HEIs.
 

Applicants shall apply for the program to CSC through their targeted institutions.
 

DETAILS OF THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS


1. Chinese Government Scholarship falls into two categories: full scholarship and partial scholarship.


1) Full scholarship


- Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship and fee for basic learning materials, and accommodation fee for dormitory on campus;


- Living allowance;


- One-off settlement subsidy after registration;


-Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Program for International Students in China;


- One-off inter-city travel subsidy (each for coming-in and leaving China): A hard-seat train ticket (hard-berth train ticket for overnight trip) will be provided for scholarship students traveling

 

 

From the port of entry upon registration to the city where the admitting institution or Chinese language training institution or preparatory education institution is located;


From the Chinese language training institution or the preparatory education institution to the city where the university for major study is located;


From the city where the institution is located to the nearest port for departure upon graduation.


In principle, the port of entry is Beijing, or a port of entry near where the university is located.


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