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China Shanghai Cooperation Organization Scholarship Scheme

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Chinese Government Scholarship program for EU is a full scholarship scheme provided for EU member countries (链接到下文European Union Member States) 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.


This scheme sponsors EU students to study Chinese in China for up to one year.


1. Applicants must be citizens of EU member countries (链接到下文European Union Member States), and in good health.
2. Applicants must be at least high school graduates or university students.
- Applicants for Chinese language students must be high school graduates under the age of 25.
- Applicants for general scholars must be university students or graduate under the age of 35.


From the beginning of January to the end of April 30th each year.


The applicants must fill in and provide the following documents truly, correctly and completely (in duplicate).

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship(链接到PDF文件,目标位于AUN文件夹)(filled in Chinese or in English).
Those who are available for online application shall fill in and print the application form after submitting it online.
The CSC Online Application System for Study in China could be found on链接到
Those who cannot apply online shall fill in the application form printed by CSC.

2. Highest diploma (notarized photocopy): University students or applicants employed shall also provide proof of studying or employment on application. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.

3. Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

4. A study or research plan written in Chinese or English (no less than 400 words).

5. Applicants under the age of 18 should submit the legal documents of their legal guardians in China.

6. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (PDF文件,目标位于AUN文件夹)(The original copy should be kept by the applicant. The form printed by Chinese quarantine authority could be downloaded from ).The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take medical examination due to the 6-months validity of the medical results.

European Union Member States

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Neitherland, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Slovania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United kingdom

Please apply to the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union.
Contact Mr. Ke Changqing
Tel: 0032-2-7729572 ext 8318 
Fax: 0032-2-7628259
Web: (链接到
Address: Boulevard de la woluwe 100, 1200 Woluwe Saint-Lambert, Brussels, Belgium

Applicants can choose three institutions as their preferences from the Chinese HEIs designated by the MOE. Please check Directory of Chinese Higher Institutions Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship Program. Only the listed Chinese HEIs in the Directory are available to the applicants for their study in China.
Application documents shall be submitted to the Office for Education and Culture of Mission of P. R China to the European Union. Individual applications are not be accepted by CSC. Application documents will not be returned.


1. CSC will assess all the application documents and CSC reserves the right to make necessary adjustments on the proposed institutions.

2. Applicants are required to enclose the admission notice from Chinese HEIs, if they have, in the documents submitted to CSC.

3. Each applicant can only apply for ONE type of scholarship under the Chinese Government Scholarship Program. Applicants should note although they may apply to more than one institution, only one offer of award may be awarded, and CSC reserves the right to choose a scholarship or a university for the applicant under such circumstances.

4. Students are required to sign on their Admission Notice, if they have no objection with the placement, and are not permitted, in principle, to change their specialties, institutions or the duration of study specified in the Admission Notice.

5. CSC will send the Admission Notice 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 by July 31st 2011, who will forward the documents to the students.


- Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee and fee for basic learning materials; free accommodation on campus;
- Living allowance;
- One-off settlement subsidy after registration;
- Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China;
- One-off inter-city travel subsidy.


1) Fee for basic learning materials ONLY covers the necessary learning materials prescribed by the host institution, and other textbooks and materials shall be self-afforded.   

2) Monthly living allowance is granted to the students through the host institution at the following rates (CNY Yuan per month):
- Chinese language students: CNY 1,400 Yuan
- General scholars: CNY 1,700 Yuan

Scholarship students shall get their monthly living allowance after registration. New students who register before 15th (15th included) of the registration month will get the full amount of the living allowance of that month, and those who register after 15th will get half amount. The graduates will get a living allowance for another 15 days after the graduation date set by the university. The allowance will be terminated from the next month after students suspend their studies, drop school or complete schooling from the university. Monthly living allowance covers school holidays. Scholarship students who missed the monthly living allowance during holidays could be reimbursed upon return on campus. The allowance will be suspended for one month for those students who do not register on time without permission from the university, leave for non-health reasons or are absent from the university over a month. Students who have to suspend their studies for health reasons are required to go back to their home countries for treatment. The international travel expenses should be covered by the students themselves. With the university’s approval, the scholarship status can be reserved for up to one year, and their living allowances will be suspended during their leave. The scholarship status will not be reserved for those who suspend their studies for other reasons.

3) New students will get a one-off settlement subsidy upon their arrival in China.

- CNY 1,000 Yuan for new students who will study in China up to one academic year
- CNY 1,500 Yuan for new students who will study in China above one academic year

4) Fee for outpatient medical service refers to the outpatient expense in the institution’s hospital or the hospitals appointed by the institution. The students are required to share a certain percentage of expense in accordance with the institution’s relevant regulations.

5) Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China is provided by MOE for the scholarship students in China in case of hospitalizing for serious diseases and accidental injures. The institutions or the appointed medical assistance agencies provide advancement service for insurance expenses, and claim for compensation with relevant payment receipts from the insurance company according to the stipulated insurance articles. For scholarship student, the individual claim will not be accepted by the insurance company.

6) One-off inter-city travel ticket (each for coming-in and leaving China)
A hard-seat train ticket (hard-berth train ticket for overnight trip) will be provided for new scholarship students traveling from the port of entry upon registration to the city where the admitting institution is located; and students traveling from the city where the institution is located to the nearest port for departure upon completion of study. Expenses for food during the trip and excess of baggage should be self-afforded.

7) International travel expenses: self-afforded


After receiving the Admission Notice, students should apply for visa to study in China at the Chinese embassy or consulate-general in their home countries with the Admission Notice, Foreigner Physical Examination Form (PDF
文件,目标在AUN文件夹) and Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201). The students are required to register in Chinese universities with the original copies of the above documents.