Everyone believes education is more advanced and reputable across Europe and North America. With the efforts of nations like the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark and the likes within the education sphere, it is very difficult to believe otherwise.
Nevertheless, the growth of education isn’t limited to these countries. As a matter of fact, there are many nations from other continents who are doing very great concerning their approach to education. While many countries from South America, Africa, and Australia are putting in an incredible effort, Asia seems to be leading the race in the second league.
Several Asian countries are upping their games, building more institutions and making education a lot easier and cheaper for students. China, in particular, has emerged as a frontrunner, welcoming many international students within the past few years and keeping a whole lot more admiring.
The Chinese government and certain institutions have come up with several scholarship programs and bursary awards to aid ambitious students in their pursuit of top-notch education, especially international students from developing nations. Almost anyone interested in traveling to China for studies can now secure a scholarship award to lessen the burden and financial commitments.
Are you a student? Would you fancy the chance to enjoy a top-class education in one of the Chinese institutions at no cost? The following scholarship programs could come out handy for you:
Shanghai Government Scholarships for International Students
Shanghai Government Scholarships program is majorly for international students. The program was established to sponsor low-income foreign students to have the privilege to study abroad. It is meant to promote the international relationship between Chinese students and other students from other parts of the world.
The Chinese Government instituted this Scholarship program to encourage universal development within all tertiary institutions. The program is of two types. Type A is exclusively for Master’s and Doctorate students and it includes tuition fees, accident insurance, and accommodation fees. Type B is purely for advanced degrees and it covers tuition fees only.
The following are the eligibility criteria for the program:
*Applicant must be a non-Chinese citizen
*Must not be a student in any Chinese university at the time of application.
*Must be a high school graduate under the age of 25
* Must not be more than 35 years old for Master’s Degree students and 40 years old for Ph.D. students
*Language proficiency: New HSK5 level (scored at least 180)
How to apply
For more information and how to apply for the Shanghai Government Scholarships, visit this website: http://www.apply.shu.edu.cn/
The application commences from 1st of January to 30th of March 2020
Master’s Degree in Low Carbon Energy Scholarships China
Master’s In low Carbon Energy China Scholarship program is open to all international students who have an interest in studying low Carbon Energy at the Master’s level. Students will be supported through the scholarship program while they are undergoing their studies.
The Master’s Program In Low Carbon Energy is been sponsored by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in conjunction with the China-UK Scholarship programs. Many students have been admitted via the opportunity recently and more will be added this year.
The university covers all the following expenses.
This scholarship program is available for all international students who have the interest to study at a Chinese university.
How to apply
Apply at http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn. Applicants should choose `’apply for scholarship through SJTU’ and follow the outlined steps.
The deadline for the second round scholarship application is March 31, 2020, while enrollment commences on Sep 5, 2020.
Chinese International Government Award – Chinese University Program Tianjin University 2020
Tianjin University instituted this Scholarship program with the scope of enrolling outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. The scholarship program covers Degree and Advanced Degree courses. All related courses in Science, Engineering, Business, etc are available for study.
The scholarship program covers tuition fees only, other related fees such as medical, insurance and accommodation are to be paid by the applicant.
*Applicant must be a citizen of a country outside China, the applicant must be in good health condition
*Any applicant applying for an advanced degree must not be more than 35 years of age
How to apply
All applicants must complete an online application on the website according to the application schedule. http://tju.at0086.cn/StuApplication/Login.aspx
The application commences from January 15 to March 15, 2020.
The Chinese Government Scholarship Program At Harbin Institute Of Technology
This scholarship program is established by the Chinese Government in partnership with the Harbin Institute of Technology for international students who want to bag their Master ‘s or Doctorate degrees in China. The program was instituted by the Chinese Ministry of Education with MOU to recruit outstanding international students all over the universe.
HIT independent scholarship program covers tuition fees, accommodation, stipend, and insurance fees. The program is meant to award certificates in all levels of education. It is available for all international students who want a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate Degree in China.
Apart from free tuition, health registration, and accommodation fee, the scholarship also covers
*800RMB per year for comprehensive medical insurance
*Monthly stipend for undergraduate international student
*3000RMB for master’s student monthly
*3,500RMB for Doctorate student
Candidates applying for the Scholarship program must be
*Non-Chinese citizen with good health insurance
*International students out of China or former graduates of Chinese Universities
*Excellent performance in study
*Good publication in a science research program
*Good educational background
*Applicant for a Master’s degree should not be more than 35 years while applicants for doctorate degree should not be more than 40 years of age. This is a strict requirement for consideration into the program and adequate testing systems will be put in place.
How to apply
All applicants who want to apply for this scholarship program should visit this website: https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login for online registration.
This is an annual scholarship program. The application commences from Mar 3 to Mar 30, 2020.