Deadline: April 7, 2017 | Apply here
Eligibility: Chinese Government Scholarship programs sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to undertake degree studies Bachelor, Masters and PhD and Chinese language study or academic research in institutions of higher education in China. International students (non-Chinese citizens) can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship value: Tuition waiver
Chinese Government Scholarships for International Students 2017
In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields 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 the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs.
Now, 279 designated Chinese universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in:
- Legal Studies
- Philosophy, and
- Fine Arts
for scholarship recipients at all levels.
This includes full or partial scholarships in accordance with the educational exchange agreements or consensus 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.
Chinese University Program
This 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
Applicants shall apply to the designated Chinese universities undertaking this program.
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 research in China. It only supports general scholars and senior scholars.
This is a full scholarship to encourage students from EU member countries to study and 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.
This is a full scholarship for the ASEAN University Network (AUN) to sponsor students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member nations to study in China and to enhance the academic exchange and mutual understanding between China and ASEAN members. It only supports graduates.
This is a full scholarship to sponsor students from Pacific island countries to study in China. It supports undergraduates, graduates, general scholars and senior scholars.
This is a partial scholarship (including a tuition fee waiver, free on-campus accommodation and Comprehensive Medical Insurance) for the World Meteorological Organization （WMO） to sponsor international students to study and conduct research in meteorology, hydrology, and water resources supervision and management in China. It only supports undergraduates and graduates.