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 research in Chinese universities. China Scholarship Council (CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China (MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs. Academic programs of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Law, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy and Arts in 252 designated Chinese universities are available to scholarship winners.
Chinese Government Scholarship programs sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to undertake degree studies (bachelor, master or PhD) or academic research in China.
Chinese Government Scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language (preparatory) study. The duration of each program.
• Undergraduate programs ：Academic year 4-5; Chinese language (preparatory) up to 2 years ; Duration of Scholarship 4-7 years • Master’s programs: Academic year 2-3; Chinese language (preparatory) up to 2 years ; Duration of Scholarship 2-5 years • Doctoral programs: Academic year 3-4; Chinese language (preparatory) up to 2 years ; Duration of Scholarship 3-6 years
• A fee waiver of registration, tuition, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks. • Cost of experiments or internships beyond the program curricular is at student’s own expense. • Cost of books or learning materials other than required basic textbooks is at student’s own expense. • Free on-campus dormitory accommodation.
Living allowance: at the following rates( per month)
undergraduates: CNY 2,500; master’s students & general scholars: CNY 3,000; doctoral students & senior scholars: CNY 3,500. Scholarship recipients registering before the 15th of the registration month (the 15th included) will be granted the full living allowance of that month. Recipients registering after the 15th of the registration month will be granted half of the living allowance of that month.