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Top 5 Aspects You Should Know to Apply for Chinese Government Scholarship

Editor : Peggy   |   Resource : AT0086.com

As an overseas student in China, to obtain Chinese Government Scholarship is inevitably a big affirmation to your study. If you want to apply for Chinese Government Scholarship, the following five aspects you should pay attention to.
1. Application Approach and Recruitment Time
The period for recruiting international student under Chinese Government Scholarship Programs is normally from the beginning of January to the end of April. Details on application procedures are determined by the consultation between Chinese diplomatic missions and the relevant authorities in the applicants' home country. You may contact the relevant authorities or Chinese diplomatic missions in your home country for details.

2. Scholarship Applications
You should meet the basic qualifications prescribed in the Application Procedures, and must fill in the application forms correctly as required. You also need to provide relevant application documents including notarized photocopies of diplomas, transcripts, study plans, health certificates and recommendation letters. Application documents for scholarships must reach the CSC before the deadline as specified in the Application Procedures via your Embassy in China or Chinese diplomatic missions in the your home country. Application documents which arrive after the deadline will not be accepted.

Application documents will not be returned whether you are admitted by Chinese institutions or not. Documents such as original diplomas and original Foreigner Physical Examination Form must NOT be sent as application documents.   

3. Selection of Higher Education Institutions and Specialties
To apply for Chinese Government Scholarships you must choose your host institutions and specialties from the institutions of higher education designated by the Ministry of Education of China. Please check the Directory of Chinese Institutions Admitting International Students under the Chinese Government Scholarship Program or the website of CSC (http://www.csc.edu.cn) for details.

4. Language of Instruction
The Chinese institutions of higher education generally use Chinese as the language of instruction. You, with no command of Chinese, are generally required to take Chinese language courses for 1-2 years before pursuing your major studies. In some institutions, English-Taught Programs are also available.

5.Recruitment of Scholarship Students
CSC will review all the application documents received from the designated authorities to make necessary adjustments on the proposed institutions. You will not be processed if you are not compliant with recruitment regulations or the application documents are incomplete. Qualified applications will be forwarded to different institutions and the final decision whether to admit the applicants or not will be made by the institutions. Finalized placements, specialties and duration of studies are in principle not to be changed. If you have been contacted by or admitted by an institution prior to application, you are requested to enclose relevant admission letters for the reference of the host institution.
Scholarship applicants accepted by Chinese institutions will be officially confirmed as Chinese Government Scholarship students with endorsement from the Ministry of Education of China.CSC will send the List of Admitted Students, Admission Notice and Visa Application Form for Study in China to the relevant dispatching authorities, so as to have the documents forwarded to the students.