2023 Chinese Government Scholarship at Donghua University for Postgraduate Students

2023 Chinese Government Scholarship

2023 Chinese Government Scholarship(CGS Category Type-B) at the University of Donghua is now available for application. This program is sponsored by the Chinese Government. For easy steps on how to apply for this scholarship click here.

Opportunity Description

Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS Category Type-B) at the University of Donghua is now accepting application. The Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) is for worldwide applicants with distinguish academic backgrounds, professional abilities, and future development potential. Recipients of the Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) can further their master’s or doctoral degrees in a Chinese university in 2023.

Also, this fully-funded, merit-based Scholarship is open for three years for a master’s degree and four years for a doctoral degree student. The application deadline for Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) is 28th February 2023.

Important details

  • Application Deadline: 28th February 2023
  • Admission Application: 01st December 2022 – 28th February 2023
  • Application Period for Candidates Pass the University Review: 15th February – 15th March 2023
  • Institution’s Recommendation: 20th March – 30th March 2023
  • Expert Review: April-June 2023
  • Final Admission Results: July-August 2023
  • Freshmen Enrolment: End of August – Beginning of September 2023
  • Host Organization: University of Donghua
  • Location: China
  • Duration: 3 years master’s degree, four years doctoral degree
  • Degree level: Master’s and Ph.D.
  • Gender: Male/Female
  • Eligible Country: All
  • Fields of study: list of Master and Doctoral degree programs

Benefits of Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS)

The following benefits is covered by Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS Category Type-B) at the University of Donghua:

  • Free tuition
  • On-campus dorm fee
  • Comprehensive medical insurance fee
  • Monthly stipend of RMB 3,000 per month for a master’s student and RMB 3,500 per month for a doctoral student.

Eligibility Criteria for Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS)

All applicants who wish to apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship should meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be a non-Chinese citizen;
  • You must be physically and mentally healthy;
  • You must have a particular financial capability;
  • You must have no criminal record;
  • Master’s scholarship applicants should not be more than 35 years old, and self-funded applicants must not be more than 40 years old at the time of application;
  • Doctorate scholarship applicants should not be more than 40 years old, and self-funded applicants must not be more than 45 years old at the time of application;
  • You must hold a bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent;
  • Hold a master’s degree or its international equivalent;
  • Applicants of the Chinese-taught programs should provide the Chinese proficiency equivalent to at least HSK Level 5 (180 scores). Also, for English-taught programs, the applicant’s English proficiency must be equal to IELTS Academic 6.0 or TOEFL IBT 80.

Documents Required for the Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS)

Qualified applicants who wish to apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship 2023 intake must provide and submit the required documents following the instructions:

  • Upload the scanned pieces of the original documents; except for the ID photo, submit the coloured scan in PDF format.
  • Non-Chinese or English language documents must include notarized Chinese or English translations uploaded together with the original ones.
  • Upload photos of the artwork.
  • Complete the online application and pay a non-refundable application fee before the deadline.
  • Remember that application materials and application fees are not returnable.

Documents to Upload

Applicants must submit these required documents before submitting their applications:

  1. A clear copy of the passport’s information page with six months validity: All passport visa pages showing you have been or currently living in China are necessary.
  2. A clear copy of the bachelor’s diploma, certificate of graduation, and the transcripts of all grades/semesters from a bachelor’s degree: Final-year students can submit a pending certificate and transcripts of all grades/semesters they have completed. The documents must be with the school or the government’s official seal and signature. Also, the transcripts must contain grading scales.
  3. Chinese-taught programs: HSK 5 Certificate with at least 180 score: Students whose entire Bachelor’s degree was in the Chinese language don’t need to submit HSK Certificate.
  4. English-taught programs: Certificate of IELTS Academic at least 6.0, or TOEFL IBT at least 80:
    Students whose entire Bachelor’s degree was in English don’t need to submit IELTS or TOEFL certificates.
  5. Curriculum Vitae/ CV including: Applicant’s personal information, contact details, academic history, professional experience, publications and presentations, qualifications and skills, awards and honors, grants and scholarships, licenses and certificates, etc.
  6. Research Proposal in the essay format written in the teaching language of the program applicant intends to apply. The proposal’s one to two pages must articulate concisely and coherently the followings: An outline of the applicant’s research topic, Why is this research necessary?, What does the applicant want to achieve during his master’s study?, How she/he plans to achieve it?
  7. Two English or Chinese recommendation letters written by: Two people familiar with the applicant’s competencies, personal character, and accomplishments. Moreover, the letters should include referees’ names, signatures, and contact details, especially email addresses. One of the letters must be from a past or current professor or academic adviser, while the second can be from someone in a slightly different role, including an employer, a senior colleague, a professor from another department, or a research adviser.
  8. Supervision Confirmation Letter, to know more details click here.
  9. Certificate of No Criminal Conviction or Police Clearance Certificate issued within six months by the local public security authority.
  10. Statement of Financial Support:

Fill in the blanks, and both the applicant and the sponsor should sign it. Download the form from here.

How to Apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS)?

All applicants should submit an online application by following the instructions:

  • Register at DHU’s online application system by entering the link below, filling in the blanks, and uploading all the application materials.
  • Applicant who pass the University’s review will receive the Pre-admission Letter through the University’s official email.
  • Log in to the CGS information system by entering the link below (Category Type-B, Agency number 10255)Upload the required application materials,
  • After completing the submission, inform the University of Donghua of the serial number of the CGS scholarship application form.
  • The University will select, publicize and recommend excellent postgraduate scholarship candidates to the China Scholarship Council (CSC).
  • CSC experts review the candidates’ academic performance, development potential, total capacities, etc
  • The University will announce the final admission results decided by CSC.
  • In this step, the scholarship recipients apply for a student visa and depart to Donghua University to complete the registration procedures for freshmen enrolment within the time specified by the University.

For more information about the Scholarship, kindly visit the University of Donghua’s official website. Click the links below to find the essential documents:

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