There are totally 6 kinds of China scholarships for international students, namely China Government Scholarship, Chinese Local Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship, University Scholarship, Enterprises Scholarships and Foreign Government Scholarships. For students who are eager to study in China and apply China scholarship, it is necessary for them to have a good look at the following introductions of China scholarships.
China Government Scholarship is one of the 6 China scholarships that is set up by the Chinese government to better promote the mutual understanding, exchanges and cooperation between China and other countries and regions in terms of politics, economy, education, culture, trade and so on. To put this kind of China scholarship on track, China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as MOE) authorized China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to be responsible for this China scholarship. Totally, there are 252 designated Chinese universities available for this China scholarship.
Programs of this China scholarship: Bilateral Program, Chinese University Program, Great Wall Program, EU program, AUN Program, PIF Program, WMO Program and so on.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship: Full or partial scholarship with 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, free on-campus dormitory accommodation, a living allowance at the rates( per month) of undergraduates: CNY 1,400 (undergraduates),CNY 1,700 (master's students and general scholars) and CNY 2,000 (doctoral students and senior scholars), one-off settlement subsidy, outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China, and one-off inter-city travel reimbursement.
Chinese Local Government Scholarship is one of the 6 kinds of China scholarships supporting international students studying in China, including most cities in China, such as Chongqing Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship, Fujian Government Scholarship, Tianjin Government Scholarship, Beijing Government Scholarship, Sichuan Provincial Government Scholarship and so on. Applicants who want to apply for a local government scholarship can have a look at the city in advance.
Programs of this China scholarship: Programs named after the cities, for example Beijing Government Scholarship, Sichuan Provincial Government Scholarship and so on.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship:It differs a lot in accordance with specific China scholarship. For example, Beijing Government Scholarship covers tuition fees in general while Jiangsu Jasmine Scholarship offers full or partial scholarships to international students applying China scholarships. For more detailed information about various local government scholarships, please stay tuned with CUCAS Scholarship platform.
Confucius Institute Scholarship is one of the 6 China scholarships set up for the purpose of supporting the development of Confucius Institutes and helping international promotion of Chinese language and dissemination of Chinese culture. It is a China scholarship launched by Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) to sponsor international students with their Chinese study in relevant universities of China (hereinafter referred to as “Host Institutes” ).
Programs of this China scholarship: This China scholarship is divided into 5 programs which are Scholarship for Students of Master's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages（MTCSOL）, Scholarship for Students of One-Academic-Year + MTCSOL, Scholarship for Students of Bachelor's Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages（BTCSOL), Scholarship for One-Academic-Year Students, and Scholarship for One-Semester Students. There are also host universities can offer this China scholarship to four-week students. In addition, Confucius China Study Plan is a new kind of Confucious scholarships first implemented in some top universities. For detailed information about categorie of MTCOL or Chinese Learning of this China scholarship, please log on CUCAS right now.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship: Winners of this China scholarship can be exempt from registration fees, tuition, fees for basic learning materials, accommodation fees on campus, and are provided with a one-off resettlement subsidy, monthly living allowance, outpatient medical service and comprehensive insurance for foreign students studying in China. Their monthly living allowances are provided at the following rates (CNY Yuan per month): CNY 1,400 for One-Academic-Year Students and One-Semester Students and CNY 1,700 for Master’s Degree Students.
University Scholarship is one of the 6 kinds of China scholarships which are held by Chinese universities to help international students better study in their universities.
Programs of this China scholarship: This China scholarship generally will be named after the universities. In addition, many Chinese universities also provide scholarships or awards for students with outstanding performance in designated fields.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship: some scholarships provide full or partial scholarships; some offers one-off grant or prizes as well.
Enterprises Scholarship is one of the 6 kinds of China scholarships offered by some coporations to certain specialties in certain universities to facilitate internatioal students with their study and promote the development of their companies as well.
Programs of this China scholarship: This China scholarship normally is named after the corresponding coporation.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship: What this China scholarship cover derive from the corresponding coporation, generally including a waiver of tuitin fees, accomodation fees and so on.
Foreign Government Scholarship is one of the 6 kind of China scholarship offered by the home countries of applicants to help them studying in China.
Programs of this China scholarship: This kind of China scholarship depends greatly on the the government of applicants home countries.
Coverage/Values of this China scholarship: It may include full or partial scholarships covering tuition fees and so on.
Note: CUCAS Scholarship platform is going to be on-line in the coming December with more information of China scholarships and related application procedures. For more information on applying China scholarships, please log on to CUCAS right now. If you have any questions or problems right now, feel free to contact our scholarship team directly. We are here for you!
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Written by Amy Yang, Editor of CUCAS Scholarship Team