Saturday, March 17, 2018

Chinese Government Scholarships at Zhejiang University

Here are Scholarship opportunities for International students to study in China on free Scholarships. Chinese Government Scholarship –Chinese University Program is established by the Ministry of Education of China(hereinafter referred to as MOE), aiming to develop outstanding international talent and improve the perception of China’s higher education. Under the mandate of the MOE, Zhejiang  University is opening application for full-time postgraduate studies under the 2018 Chinese Government Scholarship –Chinese University Program.

Scholarship Programs

Doctoral Degree Students: 3-4 academic years

Master's Degree Students: 2-3 academic years    
       Note: Applicants who apply for courses instructed in Chinese must have a good command of Chinese language.

Fields of Study: Any field offered by the University

Scholarship Benefits

Coverage of the scholarship:
- Tuition waiver;
- Free accommodation on campus;
- Stipend:  Granted in accordance with the relevant standard;
- Comprehensive Medical Insurance.


1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.

2. Applicants must NOT be registered students in Chinese universities at the time of application or graduates from Chinese universities whose graduation is less than one year ago.

3. Education background and age limit:
-  Applicants for doctoral degree studies must be under the age of 40 and have master's degree.

-  Applicants for master's degree studies must be under the age of 35 and have bachelor's degree. Applicants with Bachelors' Degree Diplomas which were obtained from Top 500 World Universities (according to the list of Top 500 World Universities Overseas (download) offered by CSC in 2009) or Zhejiang University’s overseas partner universities are welcome to apply.

4. Applicants should have a competitive academic record.
5. Applicants should have strong scientific research ability.

6. Applicants should not be beneficiaries of any other scholarships.

7. Language proficiency requirements:

Applicants for Chinese-taught programs of literature, history, philosophy, education and law should have a level 4 HSK certificate with minimum score of 210,or HSK certificate of level 5 or above; applicants for other Chinese-taught programs should have a level 4 HSK certificate with minimum score of 190,or HSK certificate of level 5 or above.

There are no Chinese language proficiency requirements for the applicants of English-taught programs, but they (except for English native speakers) must have an internet-based TOEFL test score 90 or IELTS test score 6.5 (or above).

How to apply
You should include the following
  • Chinese Government Scholarships Application Form
  • Application Form for Admission to Zhejiang University including a ID Photo
  • Passport Copy
  • Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by ZJU 
  • Preview Education Transcripts (Copy)
  • Proficiency in Language ( either Chinese or English)
  • Support letters for professors (for research)
You can download the above forms on the official Website here:   Download Application Forms

Scholarship Due date: 20 April, 2018


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