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CUPL 2024 Chinese Government Scholarship – “High Level Postgraduate” Program

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I  Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

1. Supporting Category.

This scholarship only supports postgraduate students (Master & Ph.D.).

2. Duration.

This scholarship supports master’s students for 2-3 academic years; doctoral students for 3-4 academic years.

3. Instruction Language

Scholarship normally offers Chinese-taught program, but English-taught program is available for International Law (Master & Ph.D.), Comparative Law (Master & Ph.D.), and Civil Law (Master).

II  Scholarship Coverage

The program provides full scholarships, covers tuition waiver, accommodation fee, stipend, comprehensive medical insurance.

III  Where and When to Apply

Where to Apply

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

When to Apply

The applicants will need to complete the online application process via the CSC Information Management System before 15th January 2024 (no need to upload pre-admission letter at this stage).

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:

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

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

3. Language requirements:

l Applicants to the Chinese Teaching postgraduate program are only eligible to apply if their Chinese language proficiency is at least HSK4. Those who used Chinese as teaching language during study and have gained degree from Chinese university, do not need to provide HSK certificate.

l Applicants to the English Teaching program are required to provide proof of English language proficiency, such as TOEFL or IELTS.

l Applicants should fulfill the admission requirements for both academic ability, language ability and other aspects required by the university.

V Application Procedure

Step 1 - Complete the online application procedure at CSC Information Management System for International Students (Visit or  and click “Application Online” to log in), complete the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, submit it online, and download the soft copy. Please check attachment No.1 for system instructions.

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

Step 3 - CUPL will assess the application based on the documents submitted on the CSC Information Management System for International Students, examination or interview will be conducted.

Step 4 - CUPL will list out the candidates for the Chinese Government Scholarship recipients, and issue the pre-admission letter.

Step 5 - Those applicants who receive pre-admission letter are required to upload it to the CSC Information Management System for International Students on time.

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

VI  Majors

Please check attachment No.2.

VII  Application Documents

Please check attachment No. 3 for documents list.


1. Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of student status by their current school.

2. Those who have graduated, must submit the original copy of graduation certificate and degree certificate, and the original copy of the notarization/legalization of the certificates. Documents mentioned above in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with Chinese or English translations accordingly (please check example in attachment No.4).

3. The passport should be valid later than 31 March 2025. If your passport is going to expire before that, please renew it before application.

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

VIII  Scholarship Confirmation

1. CUPL reviews the application documents and nominates candidates.

2. CSC will organize relevant institutions and experts to conduct qualification and academic review of the recommended candidates and determine the admission candidates;

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.  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.

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

6. Chinese Government Scholarship students are not allowed to enjoy other scholarships (excluding all kinds of one-time incentives) established by the Chinese government at all levels and the accepted institutions. Once discovered, the Chinese Government scholarship will be cancelled and the Chinese Government scholarship will be returned. Those who deliberately conceal their financial assistance will not be allowed to apply for Chinese government scholarships within three years, except for the cancellation of their qualifications.

IX  Contact information of CSC

Website: or

Address: Division of International Students Affairs, China Scholarship Council, Level 13, Building A3, No.9 Chegongzhuang Avenue, Beijing, P.R China

Postcode: 100044

X  Contact information of CUPL

Responsible department: School of International Education

Tel and Fax: (86-10) 58908240 or (86-10) 58908341


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