The 2016/2017 Chinese Government Scholarship is now open for application. Online application and the corresponding application documents should be submitted to application receiving agency (the above address) no later than Mar. 15th, 2016. For more information, please refer to www.csc.edu.cn/laihua.
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, and
– be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs, or
– be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs, or
– be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs, or
– be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs, or
– be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.
Application Documents (in duplicate)
a) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship（in Chinese or English）.
b) Notarized highest diploma (photocopy): 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 associate professors.
f) Applicants for music studies are requested to submit a CD of their own works. Applicants for fine arts programs must submit a CD of 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 in China.
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 http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://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.
i) Applicants with Admission Letter from designated universities should enclose the letter in the application package. Please check the Directory of the Chinese Institutions Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship Program at www.csc.edu.cn/laihua, www.campuschina.org, www.studyinchina.edu.cn for an introduction to programs and universities available. Academic programs of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Law, Management, Education, History, Chinese Language & Literature, Philosophy and Arts in 273 designated Chinese universities are available to scholarship winners.
j) Applicants with valid HSK Certificate should enclose it in the application package.
NOTE: The above documents should be bound on top left corner (in duplicate). No application documents will be returned.
Instructions of the CSC Online Application System for International Students
Step 1: Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click “Application Online for International Students”.
Step 2: Read “Tips for online application” carefully before clicking “NEXT” to the registration page.
Step 3: After registration, log in with your user name and password. Choose Chinese Government Scholarship as your scholarship type unless you are applying for other Cooperation Program Scholarship.
Step 4: Fill in the correct Agency Number. An Agency Number represents a specific application receiving agency. It is listed in the first blank under the “PERSONAL DATA”. 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 “Agency Number” is 1243 .
Step 5: Fill in the Online Application Form 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: Click Preview and check your Application Form carefully before submitting it. Click Confirmation of Submit to submit your Application Form.
Step 7: Download the completed Application Form by clicking Download Application and print two hard copies.
Step 8: Prepare other supporting documents as required and send the full package of application documents (in duplicate) to the dispatching authorities.
Step 9: You can make changes to your application by clicking Retrieve Application on the left of the page. But make sure to submit it again by clicking Confirmation of Submit after finishing all the changes. Otherwise, the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.