2014 Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program for Foreign Students

Application Deadline: April 2014

The Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program includes full or partial scholarships in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs between the 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.

Applicants shall apply to the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries.
Scholarship Coverage
Full scholarship includes

-a waiver of fee for registration, tuition, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks;
-free on-campus dormitory accommodation;
-monthly living allowance;
-one-off settlement subsidy;
-outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China;
-one-off inter-city travel reimbursement.
2.2 Partial scholarship includes one or some items of the full scholarship items.
To be eligible, applicants must:
– be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;
   -be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs;
-be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs;
-be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs;
-be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs;
  • be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.

Application Deadline

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

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants consult the dispatching authorities for overseas study in their home countries for the details and requirements of Bilateral Program and submit the application as required.
  • Once recommended by the dispatching authorities, candidates shall contact their target university for Admission Letter.
  • Recommended candidates must finish the online application procedure at CSC Online Application System for International Students. Please go to www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click Application Online for International Students, complete the required information, submit the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship online and print a hard copy.
  • A package of complete application documents must be submitted to the dispatching authorities in their home countries before the deadline. (Please check Application Documents for the detailed checklist.)
  • CSC does not accept any individual application other than the recommended applications from the dispatching authorities. Candidates with Admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without Admission Letter should follow CSC’s placement.

For More information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program


  1. I would like to know more about dispatching authorities..what is it? where are they found here in Tanzania? do you mean chinese embasy or consulate or what? i need more clarification please!


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