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Chinese Government Scholarship – “Silk Road” Program

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Chinese Government Scholarship “Silk Road” Program

Chinese  University Postgraduate Program is a scholarship for designated Chinese  universities and certain provincial education offices in specific  provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international  students for graduate studies in China. It only supports graduate  students.


I  Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

1. Supporting Category.

This scholarship supports undergraduate students and postgraduate students.

2. Duration.

This  scholarship supports undergraduate students for o more than 5 academic years, master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years. The  scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language/preparatory study, as specified in the Admission Letter.

3. Instruction Language

Scholarship students can register for either Chinese-taught program or English-taught program if applicable.

All  applicants are requested to provide their language proficiency certificates for the scholarship applications. Undergraduate candidates should have achieved HSK Level III or above. Postgraduate candidates should have achieved HSK Level IV or above. Applicants for English-taught programs should provide valid English Proficiency Test (IELTS or TOFEL) certificates.


II  Scholarship Coverage

The  Chinese University Program provides both full scholarships and partial  scholarships. Full Scholarship covers tuition waiver, accommodation fee,  stipend, comprehensive medical insurance. Partial scholarship covers  one or some items of the full scholarship.

Accommodation fee standard:

   - Undergraduate students (preppies), master’s students (general scholars): CNY 700 per month;

   - Doctoral students (senior scholars): CNY 1000 per month.

Stipend standard:

   - 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.

Within  the scholarship duration, registered scholarship students will receive a  stipend from their host university each month. Students registering on  or before the 15thof the month will receive a full stipend of that  month. Those who register after the 15thof the month will receive a half  stipend of that month. Graduating students will receive stipend until  half month after the graduation date. If registered student stays out of  China for more than 15 days due to a personal reason (school holidays  excluded), his stipend will be stopped during his leaving.


III  Where and When to Apply

Where to Apply

Apply to CUPL, with agency code 10053, scholarship category B.

When to Apply

You may start application from March to April.


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. Must be a citizen of a country along The Belt and Road.

3. The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

- be a high school graduate and no more than 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;

- be a bachelor’s degree holder and no more than 35 when applying for the master’s programs;

- be a master’s degree holder and no more than 40 when applying for the doctoral programs.


V Application Procedure

Step 1 - Complete the online application procedure at CGS Information Management System for International Students (Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina 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.

Step 2 - No need to submit separate application via CUPL portal and no need to mail hard copy of your application documents to CUPL.

NOTE: Only applications of recommended candidates from designated Chinese universities will be considered by CSC.


VI  Application Documents

a)  Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in Chinese or English).

b) Copy of Passport Home Page: Applicant shall submit a clear scanned copy of his/her ordinary passport with validity later than March 1, 2023. If the validity of the current passport does not meet the requirement, please apply for a new passport before submitting the application. For applicants who cannot apply for passports before submitting their applications due to objective reasons, with the permission of dispatching authorities, they may submit scanned copy of identity certificates or official documents containing the applicants’ “English name, Gender, Nationality, Date of Birth” and other information.

c) 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.

d) Academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

e) 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.)

f) 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.

g) 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.

h) Applicants under the age of 18 should submit the valid documents of their legal guardians in China.

i) 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 is designed by the Chinese quarantine authority and can be obtained from the dispatching authority. 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.

j) Non-criminal record report. The applicant shall submit a valid certificate of Non-Criminal Record issued by the local public security authority, usually issued within 6 months prior to the submission date of the application.

Please submit the following documents if applicable:

k) Pre-admission Letter from Chinese Government Scholarship universities.

l) Language qualification certificate. e.g., HSK certificates, IELTS or TOFEL report.

Reminder: All uploaded supporting documents must be clear, authentic and valid. Applicants are recommended to use professional device to scan the relevant documents. Applicants shall bear the consequences caused by unclear or unidentifiable uploaded materials.  

 

VII  Scholarship Confirmation

1. University reviews the application documents and decides the nominated candidates.

2. Nominated candidates will get Chinese Government Scholarships to study in China with approval of the CSC.

3.  CSC reserves the rights to decide the host university for scholarship  recipients with multiple offers. Each scholarship recipient—even when  admitted by multiple universities—will be granted no more than one  scholarship.

4.  The CSC reviews eligibility and qualifications of nominated candidates,  approves the List of Scholarship Recipients, and sends the admission  documents to universities before June 30th. University sends the admission documents (List of Scholarship Recipients, Admission Letter and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201)) to scholarship recipients

5.  Scholarship recipients shall not allow to change their host university,  field of study, or duration of study stipulated on the Admission Letter after their coming to China.

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


VIII Contact information of CSC

Tel: 0086-10-66093970 or 66093978

Fax: 0086-10-66093915

Email: zizhu1@csc.edu.cn or zizhu2@csc.edu.cn

Website: http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina 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


IX  Contact information of School of International Education, CUPL

Tel and Fax: (86-10) 58908240

E-mail: iso@cupl.edu.cn

Address: International Students Office, Room A1101, New Research Building, No.25 Xitucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100088


X  Majors accepted by the "Silk Road” program


Number

Major

Category

Length of

schooling

Language

1

Chinese

Language

Bachelor

4 years

Chinese

2

Law

Bachelor

4 years

Chinese

3

International Law

Master

2 years

English

4

International Law

Ph.D.

3 years

English

5

Comparative

Law

Master

2 years

English

6

Comparative

Law

Ph.D.

3 years

English

7

Civil Law

Master

2 years

English

8

International Law

Master

3 years

Chinese

9

International Law

Ph.D.

3 years

Chinese


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