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Application Guidelines for the 2018 Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University Postgraduate Program, Sun Yat-sen University

  1. I. Introduction  

The “Chinese Government Scholarship –Chinese University Postgraduate Program”, a full scholarship set up by the Ministry of Education of China (MOE) in 2008, is aimed at promoting Chinese higher education brand on an international basis. Enrolment is managed directly by China’s key universities. As a key comprehensive university, Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) undertakes the enrolment of international postgraduates under this government scholarship.

 

  1. II.  Eligibility  
  2. Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.
  3. Education background and age limit:

①Be a bachelor’s degree holder and no more than 35 when applying for the master’s programs;

②Be a master’s degree holder and no more than 40 when applying for the doctoral programs.

  1. The applicant must have good scientific research ability and good knowledge of specialized courses.
  2. Most of master’s and doctoral programs at SYSU are taught in Chinese. In principle, the applicants should have a relevant command of Chinese proficiency.

①Those who intend to take the courses of Science, Engineering and Medical Science should have the certificate of HSK 4(with 180 points or above);

②Those who intend to take the courses of Liberal Arts, Economics and Managerial Science should have the certificate of HSK 5(with 180 points or above).

  1. The applicant must be in good behavior with no bad hobbies.

 Notes: 

①This scholarship is not available to students majoring in IMBA.

②This scholarship is not available to students majoring in one’s native languages or in a third-country language such as English or French etc.

 

. Scholarship Coverage

  1. Tuition
  2. Accommodation:  Free on-campus accommodation.
  3. Living allowance: RMB3,000/month/person for a master candidate; RMB3,500 /month/person for a doctoral candidate.
  4. Comprehensive medical insurance

 

.  How to apply

Step 1: Complete the online application procedure at CGS Information Management System

Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or http://www.campuschina.org and click “Application Online” to log in, submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, and print a hard copy.  (Agency No. of Sun Yat-sen University at CSC: 10558)

Step 2: Complete the online application procedure at SYSU system

Visit International Student Service System (https://lxsgl.sysu.edu.cn) to complete online application. Please choose “Chinese Government Scholarship-Chinese University Program” when making the online application.

Step 3: Post the hard copies of application documents

Applicants are required to send all the required documents to Sun Yat-Sen University by post or in person before April 20, 2018.

(Postal address: Admission Office (Office for International Students’ Affairs Office), Sun Yat-sen University, No. 135 Xinggang Road West, Guagnzhou 510275 China, Tel: 86-20-84110819)

 

  1. V.  Application documents (Hardcopies in duplicate)
No. Documents Requirements
1 Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship Log in http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org to complete the online application, and then print a hard copy. (Agency No. of Sun Yat-sen University at CSC: 10558)
2 SYSU Application Form for International Students Visit International Student Service System (https://lxsgl.sysu.edu.cn) to complete online application.
3 Highest degree certificate (notarized copy in English or Chinese) ①Applicants for master’s programs should submit the bachelor’s degree certificate;

②Applicants for doctoral programs should submit the master’s degree certificate;

③Applicants who are currently studying at university should provide a study certificate and the highest degree certificate (a notarized copy of the final degree certificate should be submitted to SYSU Admissions Office before the specified registration date; failure to do so will result in disqualification of enrollment.);

④Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.

4 Academic transcripts ①Applicants for master’s programs should submit the academic transcripts of bachelor’s studies;

②Applicants for doctoral programs should submit the academic transcripts of master’s studies.

③Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.

5 A Study plan or research proposal ① Should be in minimum 800 words;

② Written in Chinese or English.

6 Recommendation letters Two Letters of recommendation signed by professors or associate professors in Chinese or English
7 Photocopy of HSK certificate  
8 Photocopy of valid passport Should be an ordinary passport and be valid until September 30, 2018
9 Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Photocopy) completed in Chinese or English

 

Notes:

① If applicants have published papers, the abstracts should be enclosed with the application documents.

②Applicants are expected to submit a complete package of application documents. Incomplete application documents will be rejected. No matter whether the candidates are accepted or not, all the application documents will not be returned.

③Applicants are expected to keep their phones open and check their email regularly as SYSU Admissions Office will contact them when necessary.

 

  1. VI.  Application Deadline

April 20, 2018

 

VII.  Result Release Time

The applicant may check the result on the website of I.S.O. (http://iso.sysu.edu.cn) in July 2018.

 

VIII.  Contact Information

Address: Admission Office (Office for International Students’ Affairs Office), Sun Yat-sen University, No. 135 Xingang Road West, Guangzhou 510275 China

Tel: 0086-20- 84110819

Fax: 0086-20-84115621

Email: admissions@mail.sysu.edu.cn

Website: http://iso.sysu.edu.cn