1). Applicants shall fill out the Application Form for
Self-financed Study in China (in duplicates).
Students who apply to the China Scholarship Council (CSC)
through overseas educational institutions or non-governmental
organizations or individually must fill in and present this form,
which can be obtained from Chinese diplomatic missions, or
downloaded from the website of CSC (http://www.csc.edu.cn).
2). Highest diploma (notarized photocopy). If applicants are
university students or already employed, applicants shall also
submit documents of being university students provided by
universities or on-post employees provided by employers.
3). High school transcripts for bachelor's degree applicants or
transcripts for other categories' students (notarized
4). Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (printed by
Chinese quarantine authority). The medical examinations must cover
all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
Incomplete records or those without a sealed photograph of the
applicants are invalid. The medical examination results will be
valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take
this factor into consideration while determining the time to take
the medical examination.
5). Applicants for master's or doctoral degree studies and
senior visiting scholars must submit two letters of recommendation
in Chinese or English by professors or associate professors.
Applicants who apply in China for Master's or Doctoral degree
studies must submit the Admission Notice of the hosting
6). Applicants for studying music are requested to submit one
cassette recording of the applicants' own work. Applicants for fine
arts must submit six color photographs of personal works (two
sketches, two colored paintings and two other works).
Applicants who apply to CSC for self-financed study in China
must send their application documents by May 31.
(Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China October