Applications are invited for China/AUN Scholarship program available for ASEAN member countries’ students to pursue postgraduate study at Chinese HEIs. The instruction language could be either Chinese or English. This is a full scholarship which will be awarded up to 2-3 years for master’s programs and 3-4 years for doctoral programs. For those taking the Chinese language preparatory courses, the scholarship duration will be extended automatically for one year. Applicants shall apply to the ASEAN University Network Secretariat between January and the beginning of April, 2014.
Study Subject(s): The students can pursue the courses offered at Chinese HEIs at master’s and doctoral level. Applicants who apply for courses instructed in Chinese are required to take one-year Chinese language course prior to the academic study if their Chinese is not qualified. Only by passing the examinations of the Chinese language course, could they start their major studies.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing master and doctoral programs at Chinese HEIs.
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Education (MOE), Chinese Government
Scholarship can be taken at: China
1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from ASEAN member countries and be in good health.
2. Education background and age limit:
-Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
-Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The non-Chinese citizens from ASEAN member countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia) can apply for this China/AUN scholarship.
Scholarship Description: China/AUN Scholarship is a full scholarship program provided for ASEAN member countries by the Ministry of Education of P. R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE). MOE entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of this scholarship program.
Duration of award: Scholarship duration is 2-3 years for master’s programs and 3-4 years for doctoral programs. For those taking the Chinese language preparatory courses, the scholarship duration will be extended automatically for one year.
What does it cover? China/AUN Scholarship is a full scholarship which includes:
a waiver of fee for registration, tuition, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks;
-free on-campus dormitory accommodation;
-monthly living allowance;
-one-off settlement subsidy;
-outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China;
-one-off inter-city travel reimbursement.
Approval and Notification: Recommended application documents from AUN Secretariat will be reviewed by CSC. The applications will be regarded as invalid if the application documents fail to meet the requirements or the applicants are ineligible.
-Qualified applications will be forwarded to universities for recruitment. CSC reserves the right to make necessary adjustments on the university options, specialties, program categories and duration of study, and forward their nominations to universities for recruitment approval. The application enclosed with Admission Letter will be forwarded directly to the host university which granted the Letter.
-Scholarship applicants accepted by Chinese universities will be officially awarded the Chinese Government Scholarship with the approval from CSC. Each applicant can only be granted one scholarship program.
-CSC will send, before July 31st, the List of Scholarship Winners, Admission Letter and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201) to AUN Secretariat, who will forward the documents to the scholarship winners.
-Students are not permitted, in general, to apply to change their specialties, host universities or the duration of study as specified in the Admission Letter once they agree to accept the scholarship.
-If applicants fail to register before the deadline for registration, their scholarship will not be reserved
How to Apply: Applicants consult the AUN Secretariat for the details and requirements of AUN Program and submit the application as required. Once recommended by the AUN Secretariat, candidates shall contact the target university for Admission Letter. Recommended candidates must finish the online application procedure at CSC Online Application System for International Students. Submit the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship online and print a hard copy. A package of complete application documents must be submitted to the AUN Secretariat before the deadline. (Please check Application Documents for the detailed checklist.) CSC does not accept any individual application other than the recommended applications from the AUN Secretariat. Candidates with Admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without Admission Letter should follow CSC’s placement. Please note applicants should consult the AUN Secretariat for the instructions of CSC Online Application System for International Students and Agency Number.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applicants shall apply to the ASEAN University Network Secretariat between January and the beginning of April, 2014.