Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program

 

Bilateral Program includes a full or partial scholarship established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or consensus between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations.

 

I Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

Supporting Category

The Bilateral Program supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars. Please consult the dispatching authorities of your home country for the categories available.

 

Instruction Language

Undergraduate scholarship recipients must register for Chinese-taught credit courses. Graduate and non-degree scholarship students can register for either the Chinese-taught program or the English-taught program if applicable. Program Search (By visiting http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org) can help you find the program you're interested in.

 

Duration

The scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language (preparatory study).  

Supporting Categories

Major Study(year)

Chinese Language(Preparatory Study)(year)

Duration of

Scholarship(year)

Undergraduate students

4-5

1- 2

4-7

Master’s students

2-3

1-2

2-5

Doctoral students

3-4

1- 2

3-6

General scholars

up to 1

up to 1

up to 2

Senior scholars

up to 1

up to 1

up to 2

 

II Scholarship Coverage

The Bilateral Program provides both full scholarships and partial scholarships.

1. Full Scholarship covers

Tuition waiver: Tuition funds will be comprehensively used by the host university. It may cover scholarship students’ education, administration costs and expenditures to support student activities.

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/quarterly accommodation subsidy:

Undergraduate students (preppies), master’s students (general scholars): CNY 700 per month; doctoral students (senior scholars): CNY 1000 per month.

Stipend:

Undergraduate students: CNY 2,500 per month;

Master’s students/general scholars: CNY 3,000 per month;

Doctoral students/senior scholars: CNY 3,500 per month.

Comprehensive medical insurance.(Please visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org and refer to Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China for insurance policy.)

 

2. Partial scholarship covers

One or some items of the full scholarship.

 

III Where and When to Apply

 

Where to Apply

Apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country.

 

When to Apply

You need to apply between early January and early April. Please consult the dispatching authorities for the specific deadline of each year.

 

IV 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 high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;

 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;

 Be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher) when applying for the general scholar programs;

 Be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for the senior scholar programs.

 

V Application Procedure

 

Step 1 - Apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country for CGS opportunity;

Step 2- Finish the online application at www.uibe.cn and upload your latest transcripts and certificate. Contact with the Admission Office of UIBE for Pre-admission Letter which  means you are recommended by UIBE as an eligible candidate (you will receive an Award Letter for CGS Candidate);

Step 3 - 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 and print a hard copy. You should consult the dispatching authorities for overseas study of your home country for Instructions of CSC Online Application System for International Students and Agency Number;

Step 4 - Submit all of your application documents to the dispatching authorities of your home country before the deadline.

NOTE

Only applications of recommended candidates from dispatching authorities will be considered. Candidates holding a Pre-admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without the Pre-admission Letter should accept CSC’s placement of university.

 

VI Application Documents (in duplicate)

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

2. Notarized highest diploma (photocopy);

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 200 words for undergraduate students, 500 words for non-degree students, and 800 words for graduate students.

5. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English);

Applicants for the graduate programs or the senior scholar programs must submit two recommendation letters signed by a professor or an associate professor.

6. Valid documents of your legal guardians in China (only required for applicants under the age of 18);

7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy), (written in English, only required for applicants planning to stay in China for more than 6 months, can be downloaded from http://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 Pre-admission Letter from designated Chinese university (if available);

9. The copy of HSK Certificate (if available).

All documents should be bound together on top left corner in the order of 6.1 to 6.10.

You should submit TWO sets of bound documents.

No application documents will be returned.

 

VII Placement & Scholarship Confirmation

1. Application documents of recommended candidates from dispatching authorities will be considered by CSC for eligibility and qualification. Ineligible or incomplete applications will not be considered.

2. Qualified applications will be sent to universities for placement. Based on various factors, such as the different scholarship funding requirements of every country, the host university's teaching capacity, study length and applicants’ criteria, CSC reserves the right to make necessary adjustments/changes to the candidate’s host university, field of study, supporting categories and duration of scholarship. Applications enclosed with the Pre-admission Letter will be sent to the universities who issued that Letter for placement confirmation.

3. After placement confirmation by Chinese universities, scholarship Recipients will get Chinese government scholarships to study in China with approval by CSC. Each scholarship recipient will be granted with no more than one scholarship.

4. CSC reviews the placement results, approves the List of Scholarship Recipients and sends the admission documents to the Chinese embassy or consulate-general before July 31st. The Chinese embassy or consulate-general will send the admission documents (List of Scholarship Recipients, Admission Letter and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201)) to the dispatching authorities or scholarship recipients.

5. Scholarship recipients shall not change their host university, field of study, or duration of study unless they give up the grant.

6. Scholarship will not be reserved if the scholarship recipient cannot register before the registration deadline.

 

VIII Contact information of CSC

Asia Tel 0086-10-66093928 66093923

E-mail yazhou1@csc.edu.cn yazhou2@csc.edu.cn

Africa Tel 0086-10-66093921 66093919

E-mail feizhou1@csc.edu.cn feizhou2@csc.edu.cn

Europe Tel 0086-10-66093953    

E-mail ouzhou@csc.edu.cn

America & Oceania Tel 0086-10-66093977

E-mail meida@csc.edu.cn

Fax0086-10-66093915, 66093972

Website: http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org

Address: Division of International Students Affairs, China Scholarship Council

Level 13, Building A3, No.9 Chegongzhuang Avenue, Beijing, P.R China

Postcode100044

 

Contact information of UIBE

Room 103/106, Huibin Building, School of International Education, UIBE

No. 10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029 CHINA

Tel:86-106449-2327;86-106449-3419

Fax:  (86-10) 64493820

Website: www.uibe.cn

Email: uibescholarship@163.com

School of International Education,University of International Business and Economics

Admissions Office, Huibin Building, No.10, Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing,100029, China

Email: sie@uibe.edu.cn     Tel: (86-10) 6449-2327 / 6449-2329     Fax: (86-10) 6449-3820