Chinese Government Scholarships

Academic year

Overview

In order to promote the mutual understanding, co-operation, and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education, and trade between the People’s Republic of China and the United Kingdom, the Chinese Government is offering the Chinese Government Scholarship to non-Chinese citizens.
The Chinese Government Scholarship is administered by the China Scholarship Council in association with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the UK.  

The Scholarship provides an opportunity for both undergraduate and postgraduate students to spend the 2019-20 academic year studying at a Chinese higher education institution.

Full details of the scholarship can be found here:  http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetailen.aspx?cid=97&id=3157

Details of participating Chinese universities can be found on the following web pages:  http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/ and http://www.campuschina.org/ 

Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must be:

  • A current registered student at The University of Kent 
  • A passport holder of United Kingdom, and be in good health. Applicants of other nationalities should apply for the scholarship via the Chinese Embassy in their home countries.
  • A high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs;
  • A bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
  • A master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs;
  • Under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs;
  • A master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.

How to apply

Step One

Complete the University of Kent’s Chinese Government Scholarship application form and submit it via email to the Scholarships Unit by Wednesday 13 February 2019. On the form you will be asked to:

1. Provide a statement to explain how you would benefit from (a) studying in China and (b) from the scholarship.
2. Provide the names of your first, second and third choices of host institutions in China. 

The application form can be downloaded HERE:   

Step Two

The applications will be assessed by a University of Kent panel to decide which applicants the University will nominate to be considered for the Scholarship. 

The applicants who have been nominated will be notified by the University and will then make their application for the Chinese Government Scholarship. Full information on how to make this application will be provided at this stage. 

Please note that a nomination does not guarantee that the applicant will be awarded the scholarship – this decision is made by the China Scholarship Council. 

The China Scholarship Council will inform successful applicants by the end of March 2019.

Deadline

13 February 2019

Deadline

Application will close on 13 February 2019

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