Chinese Government Scholarship – Chinese University Program
Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program is a scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. MOE authorized USTC to recruit full-time master and doctoral students under the Chinese Government Scholarship since 2008.
² Master’s students: CNY 3,000 per month
² Doctoral students: CNY 3,500 per month
Accommodation: free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy
If the host university requires students to live on campus, the university will accommodate the scholarship students in a university dormitory (usually a twin room); if the host university permits students to live off campus, the university will provide monthly accommodation subsidy:
² Master’s students: CNY 700 per month
² Doctoral students: CNY 1000 per month
Comprehensive medical insurance.
The duration of scholarship is decided in accordance with the duration of each specific program:
Master's Degree Programs: 2-3 academic years
Doctoral Degree Programs: 3-4 academic years
Applicants who apply for programs instructed in Chinese but without sufficient Chinese language proficiency are required to take one-year Chinese language courses and pass the relevant test prior to the studies in their specialties. For those who take the one-year Chinese language courses, the duration of the scholarship will be extended correspondingly.
Please note: scholarship duration specified in the admission notice CANNOT be extended in principle.
Please refer to the website of China Scholarship Council for details of each item
Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and mentally and physically healthy.
Applicants must not be a registered student in Chinese universities at the time of application; or be a graduate from Chinese universities for more than one year.
Education background and age limit:
² Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree (or equivalent to bachelor’s degree in China) and be under the age of 35
² Applicants for doctoral studies must have master’s degree (or equivalent to master’s degree in China) and be under the age of 40
Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship with signature and recent photo.
Photocopy of passport (ordinary passport with validity of at least 1 year).
A study or research proposal (no less than 800 words).
Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (with phone number and email address).
Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (download in the attachment below).
Applicants for programs instructed in Chinese but do not apply for one-year Chinese language courses, must provide the photocopy of HSK certificate (at least level 4) or other proof of their Chinese language proficiency; applicants for programs instructed in English must provide the photocopy of valid IELTS or TOFEL result or other proof of their English proficiency (except those whose mother tongue is English).
Photocopy of degree certificate for both Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree.*
Photocopy of academic transcript for both Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree.*
*Degree certificate and academic transcript need to be notarized by Ministry of Education or equivalent authority in your country.
For more information and application details, please click here.
Office of International Cooperation
University of Science and Technology of China
96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, P. R. China
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (the only email address for CSC application in USTC; messages sent to other email addresses may not be received or answered properly; please always indicate “CGS-CUP” in the subject of your email for any inquiries regarding your application to us)