Chinese Government Scholarship-University Postgraduates Program is established by the Ministry of Education of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) aiming to offer support in building international high level universities, and promote Chinese higher education brand. According to the notification of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of MOE, Fuzhou University is endowed with five enrollments of Chinese Government Scholarship -University Postgraduates Program. Oversea students are welcome to apply.
1. Categories of Applicants and Duration of Scholarship
Categories of Applicants
Duration of Scholarship
Master's Degree Students
2-3 academic years
Doctor's Degree Students
3-4 academic years
Doctor's degree applicants will be given priority.
According to the notification, the vacancy is open to full-time postgraduates. No application for students learning language and literature except Chinese language, no share for one scholarship vacancy.
According to the relevant regulation, the applicants for Liberal Arts (including Economics and Management) should pass the HSK5, applicants for science and engineering should pass the HSK4. Qualified colleges and disciplines are encouraged to set up postgraduate programs taught in English. Students who are taught in English will not be arranged to study Chinese in principle, but he or she should obtain the credit of Chinese compulsory courses during study.
Applicants should apply to Fuzhou University in the given time, the deadline is March 20. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship must be printed out online and then sent to Fuzhou University.
Duration for scholarship and academic programs specified at the time of admission can not be extended in principle. The admission will not go beyond the year. The supervisor should specify relevant requirements during enrollment.
1) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens, love China, in good health, and can finish the learning tasks in China.
2) Applicants should have a basic knowledge of Chinese or apply for the major taught in English.
3) Education background and age limit:
Applicants for master degree studies must have bachelor's degree and be under the age of 35.
Applicants for Doctoral degree studies must have master's degree and be under the age of 40.
4. Details of the Scholarship
1) Exempt from registration fee, tuition fee, fee for laboratory experiment, fee for internship. Costs of the laboratory experiment or internship that beyond the university's arrangements should be afforded by the student himself.
2) The university provides accommodation (double room in principle) on campus.
3) Monthly living allowance is paid at the following rates (CNY Yuan per month):
- Master degree students: CNY 3,000 Yuan.
- Doctoral degree students: CNY 3,500 Yuan.
Students who have to suspend their studies because of pregnancy or serious diseases should go back to the home country and pay for the international trip by themselves. With the university's approval, the scholarship status can be reserved for at most one year, and their living allowances will be suspended at the same time. The scholarship will be terminated for those who suspend their studies for other reasons.
4) Fee for outpatient medical service, Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China.
5) International travel expenses: self-afforded.
6) According to relevant requirements, the CSC has substantially raised the standard of living allowance since September 1, 2014, the former one-off settlement subsidy, tuition fee, and the fee for outpatient medical service have been merged into the living allowance instead of paying for students separately.
5. Application Materials
The applicants must fill in and provide the following materials truly and correctly.
1). Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, filled in Chinese or in English. The applicant should fill in and submit information through China Scholarship Council Application Online, after submitting, please print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship created by the system.
2). Highest diploma (notarized photocopy). If applicants are university students or already employed, they shall also provide studying certificates or employment documents. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.(both original file and photocopy)
3). Transcripts (notarized photocopy). Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.
4). Personal statement of applicant in Chinese or in English (no less than 2000 words). The content should include: study and work experience, special achievements; the capacity for scientific research and other capacity. Applicants for Doctoral degree studies should describe the creativity of master degree thesis or work. List one or two target tutors.
5). A study or research plan in Chinese or in English (no less than 2000 words), including problems that should be solved and expectation of research.
6). Application form of master/doctor degree of Fuzhou University for Oversea Students, filled in Chinese or English
7). Two recommendation letters in Chinese or English (associate professor at least)
8). The photocopy of HSK certificate
9). Students apply for music/dance major should submit CD that include his or her own works; students apply for fine arts major should submit CD that include his or her own works.( two sketches, two color painting, and two other works)
10). The photocopy of Foreign Physical Examination Form. Please save the original document yourself. This form is unified by the health quarantine department of China.
Fill in the form in English. The applicants should strictly follow the parts requested in the form. The form with missing items, without a photograph or without a cross-page seal on the photograph, without doctors and hospitals' signature and seal will be considered as invalid. In view of the result is valid for 6 months, the applicant should choose the time for physical examination accordingly.
11). The photocopy of the first page of valid ordinary passport, the duration of study should be within the period of validity.
12). 8 pieces of photo, size equals with photo used in the passport(white background, applicant's names in the back)
13). Confirm Form of Application Materials.
6. Approval and Notification
1). Fuzhou University will review the application materials, combine with, advice of supervisor, result of health examination comprehensively and decide on the list of accepted students. The Admission Notice will be sent after the approval of department in charge.
2). Fuzhou University is supposed to send the application materials to CSC by April 31.
3). CSC will review the enrollment results and issue Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201).
4). CSC will send the Final List of Accepted Students, Admission Notice and Visa Application Form for Study In China (JW201) to Office of Cooperation and Exchange in Fuzhou University by June 31, who will forward the documents to the students according to the address listed in Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship in July.
The list of Accepted Students will be published on the website of Graduate School and Office of Cooperation and Exchange of Fuzhou University.
5). Scholarship students' affairs shall be managed according to relevant regulations of Chinese Government Scholarship. Students are not allowed to change their institutions. In principle, students are not permitted to change their academic programs, or the duration of study specified in the Admission Notice.