2016/2017 Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University program

Chinese University Program is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. It only supports graduate students.

I  Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

1. Supporting Category.

This scholarship only supports graduate students.

2. Duration.

This scholarship only supports master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years. The scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language/preparatory study, as specified in the Admission Letter.

3. Instruction Language

Scholarship students can register for either Chinese-taught program or English-taught program if applicable. Program Search can help you find the program and university you're interested in by visitinghttp://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org.


II. Scholarship Coverage

The Chinese University Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance. Please refer to Introduction to CGS—Coverage and Standard for details of each item


III. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health

2. The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs

be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs


IV. Application Procedure

Step 1 - Apply directly to your target university.

Step 2 - Complete the online application procedure at CSC Online Application

System for International Students Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org and click “Application Online” to log in, submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship andprint a hard copy. Please consult your target university for the Instructions of the CSCOnline Application System for International Students and Agency Number.

Step 3 - Submit all your application documents to your target university before the


VApplication Documentsin duplicate

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship written in Chinese or English;

2. Notarized highest diploma;

Prospective diploma recipients 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 a professor or an 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 the 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)(written in English, can be downloaded fromhttp://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org;

The physical examinations must cover all of 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.

8. The copy of valid HSK Certificate if available.

All documents should be bound together on top left corner in the order of 6.1 to 6.8. You should submit TWO sets of bound documents. No application documents will be returned.