Shanghai Government Scholarships for All Degrees to study in China 2021 ( Fully Founded )

Application deadline: 15 June, 2021

Opportunity Description

Outstanding international students who are interested to pursue their education in China, are welcomed to apply for the Shanghai Government Scholarships. This scholarship was established in 2006 to enhance the development of international student education in Shanghai.

The scholarship is offered for all degrees. Undergraduate program applicants who do not know the Chinese language can apply to attend a one-year Chinese language program.

Shanghai Government Scholarships Details

Location: Shanghai, China

Institution: East China Normal University (ECNU)

Level of study:

  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • PhD

Application deadline: May 15, (June 15th, for self-funded)


There are three types of scholarships offered by the Shanghai Government.

Type A

  • Tuition fee exemption
  • On-Campus Accommodation
  • Medical insurance
  • Monthly allowance of 2500 RMB (Undergraduate) 3000 RMB (Master), 3500 RMB for PhD

Type B:

  • Tuition fee exemption
  • Medical insurance

Internation language Teaching Scholarship:

  • Tuition Fee
  • Accommodation
  • Insurance
  • Monthly Stipend of 2500 RMB

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who want to apply for the Shanghai Government Scholarship should adhere to the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of a country other than China
  • Be healthy
  • Not have availed the Chinese Government Scholarship or any other scholarship offered by organizations are ineligible to apply
  • Be proficient in the language of instruction (English or Chinese)
  • Pre-college program (Chinese language studies):
    • Be under the age of 23
    • Have a high school diploma
  • Undergraduate program:
    • Be under the age of 25
    • Obtained a high school diploma
  • Master’s degree program:
    • Be under the age of 35
    • Obtained a bachelor’s degree
  • PhD program:
    • Be under the age of 40
    • Obtained a master degree

Required Documents

  • Application form
  • Highest diploma
  • Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy
  • Study or research plan in Chinese/English (at least 800 words)

Valid HSK certificate: students not having valid HSK can apply to one-year Chinese language studies. Master degree applicants should have 210 HSK level 5 and PhD applicants should have 180 of HSK level 5 for Chinese taught program or TOEFL 80 or above, IELTS 6 or above or another English language certificate for English taught program

  • Two recommendation letters by the professor or associate professor
  • Health certificate and blood test (original documents are required while entering China
  • Certificates of the award in high school (not mandatory )
  • Valid Passport
  • Guardian’s letter of guarantee for Applicants under the age of 18
  • Application fees paid online.
  • Undergraduate thesis abstract for master applicants (not mandatory-

How To Apply

Application process is completely online.


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