In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities. China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and the administration of Chinese Government Scholarship programs. Now, 279 designated Chinese universities offer a wide variety of academic programs in Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Legal Studies, Management, Education, History, Literature, Philosophy, and Fine Arts.

1. Bilateral Program

This includes full or partial scholarships in accordance with the educational exchange agreements or consensus between the Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations. It supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants shall apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study of their home countries.

Please find detailed information via: http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3065 

2.Chinese University Program

This is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. It only supports graduate students .

Applicant should submit applications to the university that undertake this scholarship program. The university recommend the candidates to the China Scholarship Council (CSC), and the final admission will be decided by CSC.  

Please find detailed information via:http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3064 

3.Great Wall Program

This is a full scholarship for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to sponsor students and scholars in developing countries to study and research in China. It only supports general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants shall apply to the National Commissions for UNESCO in their home countries.

Please find detailed information via:http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3063 

4.EU Program

This is a full scholarship to encourage students from EU member countries to study and research in China in order to promote mutual understanding between China and EU members. It supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants shall apply to the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of the P. R. China to the European Union.

Please find detailed information via:http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3062 

5.AUN Program

This is a full scholarship for the ASEAN University Network (AUN) to sponsor students, teachers and scholars from ASEAN member nations to study in China and to enhance the academic exchange and mutual understanding between China and ASEAN members. It only supports graduates.

Applicants shall apply to AUN Secretariat.

Please find detailed information via: http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3061 

6.PIF Program

This is a full scholarship to sponsor students from Pacific island countries to study in China. It supports undergraduates, graduates, general scholars and senior scholars.

Applicants shall apply to Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Secretariat.

Please find detailed information via:http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3060 

7.WMO Program

This is a partial scholarship (including a tuition fee waiver, free on-campus accommodation and Comprehensive Medical Insurance) for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to sponsor international students to study and conduct research in meteorology, hydrology, and water resources supervision and management in China. It only supports undergraduates and graduates.

Applicants shall apply to WMO.

Please find detailed information via: http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/scholarshipdetail.aspx?cid=93&id=3059