1. The Chinese government scholarships are divided into full
scholarships and partial scholarships.
2. Contents of the Chinese government scholarships:
-Free from registration fees, tuitions, experiment fees,
fieldwork fees, basic teaching materials fees and lodging fees;
-Free medical service same as Chinese students;
-Living expenses in the scholarship and one-off settlement
-Hard-seat train tickets (hard sleepers for all-night trains)
from the entry city to the city where the accepting school is, from
the city of the school where the recipient is going to take on
further Chinese studies to the city of the school where the
recipient is going to study for his or her major, and from the city
of the school where he or she graduates from to the exit city;
-The international travel fees of the scholarship recipients
are, in principle, borne by the employers, and will be arranged
otherwise according to agreements, if any.
3. Following is detailed standards of living expenses in the
scholarships and one-off settlement allowances:
-Living expenses for undergraduate students are 800 yuan per
person every month;
-Living expenses for Master Degree students are 1,100 yuan per
person every month;
-Living expenses for Ph.D students are l,400 yuan per person
-Living expenses for learners of the Chinese language are 800
yuan per person (1,l00 yuan per person every month for those who
are second year college graduates or above);
-Living expenses for Visiting Students are 1,l00 yuan per person
-Living expenses for Senior Visiting Students are 1,400 yuan per
person every month.
Recipients of the above scholarships whose study terms last one
school year are given 600 yuan of one-off resettlement allowances
per person when the school opens; those whose study term is less
than one year are given 300 yuan of one-off resettlement allowances
per person when the school opens.
The partial scholarships cover one or several items of the above
The Great Wall scholarships are the same as the full
scholarships for Visiting Students and Senior Visiting
The excellent student scholarships are the same as the full
scholarships for postgraduate or Ph.D students.
The HSK winner scholarships are the same as the full
scholarships for learners of the Chinese language.
The Chinese culture research program is free from registration,
research, lodging, and emergency medical services, and offers 3,000
yum of research subsidies per person every month, 750 yum of
one-off allowances for books and reference materials, and 1,000
yuan of one-off allowances for academic tours.
The short-term program for teachers of Chinese is free from
registration, tuition, lodging, and emergency medical services, and
offers 2,000 yuan of one-off allowances for living expenses; those
taking part in group teaching tours are free from lodging and
transportation, and are given 650 yuan of food allowances per
The Chinese government will adjust the scholarship standards at
irregular intervals. For more information, please check the
CSC-made admission guidebook of the Chinese government scholarships
for International students in China.
(Chinese Service Center for Scholarly Exchange October 18,