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12 Kinds of Chinese Scholarships Available for International Students

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A Chinese government full scholarship covers tuition (or research) fees, medical Insurance for International Students, basic learning materials costs, accommodation, living allowance, a one-time settlement subsidy and one inter-city travel allowance. And partial scholarship includes one or some items of the full scholarship.
A Chinese government full scholarship covers tuition (or research) fees, medical Insurance for International Students, basic learning materials costs, accommodation, living allowance, a one-time settlement subsidy and one inter-city travel allowance. And partial scholarship includes one or some items of the full scholarship.
1) Full scholarship
- Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship and fee for basic learning materials; free accommodation on campus;
- Living allowance;
- One-off settlement subsidy;
-Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China;
- One-off inter-city travel subsidy (each for coming-in and leaving China);
A hard-seat train ticket (hard-berth train ticket for overnight trip) will be provided for scholarship students traveling from the port of entry upon registration to the city where the admitting institution or Chinese language training institution or preparatory education institution is located, students traveling from the Chinese language training institution or the preparatory education institution to the city where the university for major study is located, and students traveling from the city where the institution is located to the nearest port for departure upon graduation.
 
2) Partial scholarship: One or some items of the full scholarship 
In order to strengthen mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people from all over the world, and to develop cooperation and exchanges in fields of politics, economy, culture, education and trade between China and other countries, Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to undertake studies and researches in Chinese higher education institutions (Chinese HEIs). In 2006, the Chinese government has expanded the international students’ scholarship quota to 10,000. And the amount of money a government-funded international student receives will also be increased.
 
International students under Chinese Government Scholarship Programs (hereinafter referred to as scholarship students) will be allocated in Chinese HEIs or Chinese research institutes designated by the Ministry of Education of P. R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) to pursue their proposed studies in the areas related to science, technology, agriculture, medicine, economics, law, management, education, history, liberal arts and philosophy.
 
MOE formulates Chinese government scholarship plans on an annual basis, and entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of Chinese Government Scholarship Programs.
 
There are 12 kinds of Scholarships available in 2010 and applicants shall apply for the scholarship through the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
 
CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND APPLICATION
1. Chinese Government Scholarship Scheme (scholarship quota specified according to inter-governmental agreements)
It is established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs signed between Chinese government and governments of other countries, organizations, education institutions and relevant international organizations to provide both full scholarships and partial scholarships to international students and scholars. The scheme supports students who come to study in China on undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Chinese language training programs, general scholar and senior scholar programs.
 
Applicants shall apply for the scholarship through dispatching authorities, institutions or the Chinese diplomatic missions.
 
Time for application: from January to April, 2010
 
2. CHINA/UNESCO - the Great Wall Fellowship Scheme (25 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship scheme set up by MOE for candidates recommended by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It is only available to applicants who come to study as general scholars and senior scholars.
 
Applicants shall apply to the National Commissions for UNESCO in their home countries.
 
Application deadline: April 30, 2010
 
3. Study in Asia Scholarship Scheme (20 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship scheme established by MOE aiming to stimulate the mobility of Asian students and scholars within Asia. It aims to strengthen mutual understanding among the people in Asian countries, develop education cooperation and exchanges, and promote Asian education quality. It is only available to applicants who come to study as general scholars and senior scholars.
 
Applicants shall apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
 
Time for application: from January to April, 2010
 
4. China/AUN Scholarship Scheme (20 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship provided to ASEAN member countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member countries to study in China, and enhancing mutual understanding and friendship.
 
Applicants shall apply to the ASEAN Secretariat.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
5. Chinese Government Scholarship Program for EU (100 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship scheme set up by MOE for high school graduates or university students from EU to learn Chinese for one year in China.
 
Applicants shall apply to the Mission of P.R China to the European Union.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
6. China/Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Scholarship Scheme (100 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship provided for SCO member countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students from SCO member countries to study in China.
 
Applicants shall apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
7. China/Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Scholarship Scheme (10 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship provided for some pacific island countries by MOE, with the purpose of encouraging students from these countries to study in China.
 
Applicants shall apply to PIF Secretariat.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
8. Chinese Government Special Scholarship Scheme-University Postgraduate Program (scholarship quota specified by MOE)
It is a full scholarship scheme set up by MOE aiming to support Chinese universities under “985 Project” to recruit postgraduate students.
 
Applicants shall directly contact the Chinese HEIs under this program for application.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
9. Chinese Government Special Scholarship Scheme-Degree Oriented Program in Provinces and Autonomous Regions (scholarship quota specified by MOE)
It is a full scholarship scheme set up by MOE aiming to support Chinese universities designated by local education departments in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit international students who come for postgraduate studies.
 
Applicants shall directly contact the provincial education departments or Chinese HEIs under this program for application.
 
Time for application: from January to April 30th, 2010
 
10. Distinguished International Students Scholarship Scheme (200 scholarships available in 2010)
It is a full scholarship scheme established by MOE to sponsor outstanding international students who have earned their Bachelor degree or above in China and have been enrolled by Chinese HEIs for their further studies in China and also available for those who are currently pursuing their postgraduate studies in Chinese HEIs.
 
Applicants shall apply for the scheme to CSC through their host institutions.
 
Application deadline: by the end of May, 2010
 
11. Chinese Culture Research Fellowship Scheme (30 scholarships available in 2010)
The scheme is established by MOE to sponsor overseas scholars and specialists of Chinese culture to conduct short-term research and exchanges in China.
 
Applicants shall apply for the scholarship through their partners in Chinese HEIs, the Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries or directly to CSC.
 
Time for application: Anytime
 
12.   Short-term Scholarship Scheme for Foreign Teachers of Chinese Language (enrollment quota specified by MOE)
It is established by MOE to sponsor international teachers of Chinese language to do short-term training and research in China.
 

Application deadline: by the end of April, 2010

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