Ministry of Education of P. R.China offers Chinese government scholarship for the students of EU member countries. This program supports undergraduate programs, master’s programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs. All the undergraduate programs, most graduate programs and most non-degree programs are instructed in Chinese. Certain universities offer English-taught programs for postgraduates, general scholars and senior scholars. The deadline for application is April 30, 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided for courses offered by the Chinese HEIs. Applicants with no command of Chinese are generally required to take one year’s Chinese language course prior to the academic study. Only by passing the examinations of the language courses, can students start their academic studies.
Course Level: This program supports undergraduate programs, master’s programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs.
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Education of P. R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE)
Scholarship can be taken at: China
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must:
-be a citizen of an EU member country, and be in good health.
-be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs;
-be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
-be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs;
-be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs;
-be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students of EU member countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom) can apply for this Chinese Government scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Chinese Government Scholarship program (EU Window) is a full scholarship program provided to EU 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.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): The scholarship is offered for undergraduate: 4-7
-Master’s program: 2-5
-Doctoral programs: 3-6
-General scholar programs: Up to 2
-Senior scholar programs: Up to 2
What does it cover? The scholarships will provide:
-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.
How to Apply:
-Applicants consult the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union for the details and requirements of EU Program and submit the application as required.
-Once recommended by the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union, 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. Complete the required information, 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 Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union 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 Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union. Candidates with Admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without Admission Letter should follow CSC’s placement.
Approval and Notification: -Recommended applications 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. CSC will 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 the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union, who will forward the documents to the scholarship winners.
-Scholarship recipients 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, the scholarship will not be reserved.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for application is April 30, 2014.