The 2018/2019 Chinese Government Scholarship is now open for application. Online
application and the corresponding application documents should be submitted to application
receiving agency no later than April 1st, 2018. For more information, please refer to
//www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or www.campuschina.org
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must
- be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health.
- be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs;
- be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
- be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs;
- be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when
applying for general scholar programs;
- be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when
applying for senior scholar programs.
a) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship（in Chinese or English）.
b) Notarized highest diploma: Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of
student status by their current school. Documents in languages other than Chinese or
English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
c) Academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be
attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
d) A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English. (A minimum of 200 words for
undergraduates, 500 words for non-degree students, and 800 words for postgraduates.)
e) Recommendation letters: Applicants for graduate programs or senior scholar programs
must submit two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English from professors or
f) Applicants for music studies are requested to submit their own works. Applicants for fine
arts programs must submit their own works which include two sketches, two color
paintings and two other works.
g) Applicants under the age of 18 should submit the valid documents of their legal guardians
h) Applicants planning to stay in China for more than 6 months must submit a photocopy of
the Foreigner Physical Examination Form completed in English (the original copy should
be kept by the applicant. The form designed by the Chinese quarantine authority can be
downloaded from //www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or www.campuschina.org. The
physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical
Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending
physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are
invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take physical examination as the result is valid
for only 6 months.
Please submit the following documents if applicable
i) Pre-admission Letter from Chinese Government Scholarship universities.
j) Language qualification certificate. e.g., HSK certificates, IELTS or TOFEL report.
Instructions of the Chinese Government Scholarship Information System
Step 1: Visit //www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click “Scholarship Application Onlinefor International Students”.
Step 2: Read “Tips for online application”carefully before clicking“NEXT” to the registration page.
Step 3: Log in with your user name and password. For new user, please click “Create an account” for registration.
Step 4: Fill in the correct Program Category and Agency Number. An Agency Number represents a specific application receiving agency and a correct choose of Program Category is necessary before filling in the Agency Number. Please make sure you fill it in correctly, otherwise you will not be able to continue your online application or your application will not be accepted.
Your‘Program Category’is : Type A and ‘Agency Number’ is:2501. Once the correct ‘Agency Number’ is entered, the name of the agency will automatically emerge.
Step 5: Fill in the Online Application Form and Upload Supporting Documents truly, correctly and completely following the steps listed on the left of the page.
Applicants are required to select a discipline before choosing their majors. Please refer to the Disciplines Index, which could be downloaded from Help, if you have any doubt about the disciplines and majors.
Step 6: Check each part of your Application carefully before submitting it. Click Submitto submit your Application. The submitted documents will be the only reference for the applied universities to confirm the admission.
Step 7: You can make changes to your application by clicking Withdraw and Edit the Application on the top of the page. But make sure to submit it again by clicking Submit after finishing all the changes. Otherwise, the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.
Step 8: You can download and print the completed Application Form by clicking Print the Application Form.
Step 9: Send the paper application form and other supporting documents to the dispatching authorities if they requires you to do so.
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Only Chinese and English are accepted for the online application.