CSC Chinese Government Scholarship 2018

Category: Scholarships | Posted on: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DEADLINE
15/03/2018
TIME LEFT
Closed
LOCATION
China
TYPE
Fully Funded

Description

Chinese Government Scholarship—Chinese University Program is a scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. MOE authorized USTC to recruit full-time master and doctoral students under the Chinese Government Scholarship since 2008.

Benefits

The Chinese University Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance.

  • Tuition waiver.
  • Accommodation: free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy.

If the host university requires students to live on campus, the university will accommodate the scholarship students in a university dormitory (usually a twin room); if the host university permits students to live off campus, the university will provide monthly accommodation subsidy:

  • master’s students: CNY 700 per month;
  • doctoral students: CNY 1000 per month.

  • Stipend:
    • master’s students: CNY 3,000 per month;
    • doctoral students: CNY 3,500 per month.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance.

Please refer to the website of China Scholarship Council for details of each item

http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/scholarshipdetailen.aspx?cid=97&id=2070 

Eligibility

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and mentally and physically healthy.
  2. Applicants must not be a registered student in Chinese universities at the time of application; or be a graduate from Chinese universities for more than one year.
  3. Education background and age limit:
  • Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree (equivalent to bachelor’s degree in China) and be under the age of 35 (by September, 1st, 2018).
  • Applicants for doctoral studies must have master’s degree (equivalent to master’s degree in China) and be under the age of 40 (by September, 1st, 2018).

※ For the graduates to obtain their degrees in 2018, they should submit a Pre-graduation Certificate to ensure that they will complete their study and obtain the degree by July of 2018.

※ Students who have been granted for other Chinese scholarship or funding(2017-2018)cannot apply for this scholarship.

Additional Information

USTC offers graduate programs with Chinese or English as media of instruction. For more information of programs offered at USTC, please check:

Master’s Degree Programs List (instructed in Chinese)

Master’s Degree Programs List (instructed in English)

Doctoral Degree Programs List (either Chinese or English)

For more information about the programs and professors in related field, please refer to the link of: professors‘ brief profiles(http://en.ustc.edu.cn/faculty/201105/t20110530_112483.html), and schools anddepartments (http://en.ustc.edu.cn/schools/).

Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective supervisors prior to application and if have, are expected to upload in the online application system the Form of Provisional Acceptance of International Student by USTC Professor .


Further Query

Office of International Cooperation

University of Science and Technology of China

96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, P. R. China

Tel: 86-551-63603144

Fax: 86-551-63632579

E-mail: isa@ustc.edu.cn (the only email address for CSC application in USTC; messages sent to other email addresses may not be received or answered properly; please always indicate “CGS-CUP” in the subject of your email for any inquiries regarding your application to us)  

Website: http://isa.ustc.edu.cn 


Official Link Apply Link

Application Instructions

To complete the application for USTC "Chinese Government Scholarship – University Postgraduate Program", please make sure you finish each of the following steps as required and before the specific time.

Step 1: Online Application for CSC Scholarship

Log on the on-line application system to do an on-line registration and application (http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/noticeen.html).

  • After logging, please choose Type B and fill in 10358 as agency code for USTC.
  • After filling in the application form online, applicants must click the "submit" button and print out application form in the application system.
  • Sign and put a recent photo on the application form.
  • Scan the application form and upload it later on USTC application system.

   Note:

  1. Please fill in the exact "Family name", "First name" and passport number as shown on your passport, and make sure the email address and "present contact address" (postal address for admission documents) correct and valid.
  2. If choose to learn Chinese language prior to major study, please fill in the “duration of elementary Chinese study” as 2018-9-1 to 2019-7-15 and “duration of major study” as 2019-9-1 to 2022-7-15 (for instance of 3-year program). If choose English-taught program, please fill in the “duration of major study” as 2018-9-1 to 2021-7-15 (for instance of 3-year program).
  3. Please make sure you have put your photo on and sign the application form, otherwise it will be INVALID.
  4. Once you have downloaded the complete form, please DO NOT retrieve your application in CSC system without our permission, otherwise we will be unable to process your application further.

   

Step 2: Online Application for USTC Admission

The online application (http://isa.ustc.edu.cn/xs/login_scho.asp?exit=Y ) includes filling in the application form and uploading supporting documentations.

  1. Create your online application ID with a valid email account and input a password of your own. You will receive a confirmation email.
  2. Log on your application ID and fill in all the information and upload required documents. The online application can be accessed and edited as many times as you like before the deadline of application (March 15, 2018). Your information will be automatically saved once you click "NEXT" when you finish each step.
  3. Submit your application form by clicking "Confirm and Submit" upon completion. Note that once your application pass "file review", your information CANNOT be changed.
  4. You can click "Status" in the Quick Links to check your application status.

   

Step 3: Original Application Documents Submission

After applying online, applicants must submit application materials to Office of International Cooperation of USTC by post mail or in person (application materials submitted by email will not be accepted). Application materials arriving after April 10, 2018 will not be accepted.

Application materials

  1. Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship with signature and recent photo.
  2. Photocopy of passport (ordinary passport with validity of at least 1 year).
  3. A study or research proposal (no less than 800 words).
  4. CV.
  5. Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (with phone number and email address).
  6. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (download in the attachment below).
  7. Applicants for programs instructed in Chinese but do not apply for one-year Chinese language courses, must provide the photocopy of HSK certificate (at least level 4) or other proof of their Chinese language proficiency; applicants for programs instructed in English must provide the photocopy of valid IELTS or TOFEL result or other proof of their English proficiency (except those whose mother tongue is English).
  8. Photocopy of degree certificate and academic transcript for both Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree (if have) notarized by Ministry of Education or equivalent authority in your country.

If applicants are university students, they must provide official documents showing their status as university students and stating clearly when they will obtain the degree certificate;

If applicants already graduated but have not yet obtained the degree certificate, they must provide official documents explaining the reasons and stating clearly when they will obtain the degree certificate;

If applicants are already employed, they must provide official documents showing their status as on-post employees and permission of release.

※ Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

※ Application materials will NOT be returned regardless of the application result.

※ Please make sure you send out the complete set of all the required documents and specify on the envelop "Application for CSC scholarship" with the serial number of your Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship (which can be found at the bottom of the form) and your application ID for USTC Online Application System (http://isa.ustc.edu.cn/xs/xssq.asp?jxj=jyb&menu2=3 ).

Postal address:Office of International Cooperation, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, China