Category - China Scholarship

Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 June/15 Sept 2016 (annual)
Study in:  China
Course starts Summer 2017

Brief description:

Designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. Enrolling the inaugural class in 2016, the program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Host Institution(s):

Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

Level/Fields of study:

Master’s Degree Programme in one of the following disciplines: Public Policy, Economic and Business, International Studies

Number of Awards:

The class that begins in summer 2017 will include 125 scholars, and the program will grow to include up to 200 students in coming years. About 45% of the first class will come from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world.

Target group:

All nationalities

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship covers tuition and fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, an in-country study tour, required course books and supplies, lenovo laptop and smartphone, health insurance, and a modest personal stipend.

Eligibility:

Undergraduate degree or first degree from an accredited college or university or its equivalent.  Applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programs must be on track to successfully complete all degree requirements by 1 August 2017 before orientation begins. There are no requirements for a specific field of undergraduate study; all fields are welcome, but it will be important for applicants, regardless of undergraduate major, to articulate how participating in Schwarzman Scholars will help develop their leadership potential within their field.

Age Requirement.
Candidates must be at least 18 but not yet 29 years of age as of 1 August 2017.

English language proficiency.
Applicants must demonstrate strong English language skills, as all teaching will be conducted in English. If the applicant’s native language is not English, official English proficiency test scores must be submitted with the application. Acceptable test options are:

  • • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT)
  • • Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT)
  • • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

This requirement is waived for applicants who graduated from an undergraduate institution where the primary language of instruction was English for at least three years of the applicant’s academic program.

Read the complete eligibility criteria at this link.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply, you must complete an online application form and submit required documents by the deadline. Applicants who hold passports from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao can apply online from 23 March to 15 June 2016. Applicants holding a passport from any other country, can apply from 15 April to 15 September 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://schwarzmanscholars.org/

Chinese Government Scholarships-Bilateral Program for International Students

Chinese Government
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: Jan-April 2017 (annual)
Study in:  China
Course starts Sept 2017

Brief description:

Chinese Government Scholarship—Bilateral Program includes a full or partial scholarship established by MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities and international organizations.  It supports undergraduate programs, master’s programs, doctoral programs, general scholar programs and senior scholar programs.

Host Institution(s):

Please check Directory of the Chinese Institutions Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship Program at www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org.

Field(s) of study:

Not specified

Target group:

Citizens of a country other than the People’s Republic of China

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Bilateral Program provides both full scholarships and partial scholarships.

Eligibility:

1. Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health.

2. The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

•  be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;

•  be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for the master’s programs;

•  be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs;

•  be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher) when applying for the general scholar programs;

•  be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for the senior scholar programs.

Application instructions:

Applicants should consult to the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries for the details and requirements of Bilateral Program and apply between January and early April. Please consult the dispatching authorities for the specific deadline of each year.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and to find detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Contact information:

Please contact the  Chinese Embassy or Consulate in your region/country.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina/scholarshipdetailen.aspx?cid=97&id=3157