Application Guide for Chinese Government Scholarship – Chinese University Program

Zhejiang University 2023


Chinese  Government Scholarship –Chinese University Program is established by  the Ministry of Education of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE),  aiming to develop outstanding international talent and improve the  perception of China’s higher education. Under the mandate of the MOE,  Zhejiang University is opening application for full-time postgraduate  studies under the 2023 Chinese Government Scholarship –Chinese University Program.


I. Basic Information and Duration of the Scholarship

1. Coverage of the scholarship:

- Tuition waiver;

- Free accommodation on campus;

- Stipend:  Granted in accordance with the relevant standard;

- Comprehensive Medical Insurance (Please refer to the relevant chapters in the admissions bulletin for details);

Note:  For more detailed information, please view web page of Introduction to  Chinese Government Scholarships at the website of CSC Link.

In case a partial scholarship is offered, the scholarship coverage should be subject to the relevant regulations of CSC.

2. Categories of Applicants and Duration of the Scholarship.

Doctoral Degree Students: 3-4 academic years

Master's Degree Students: 2-3 academic years

3. The agency number for Zhejiang University is 10335. Scholarship for Chinese University Program is Type B in the CSC system.


II. When and How to Apply

Application deadline: January 31, 2023

Applicants must log in to the Online Application System For International Students of Zhejiang University  (Link), clearly fill in and completely upload the application materials as required.


III. Eligibility

Scholarship applicants must meet the qualifications for postgraduate admissions of

 Zhejiang University. Please refer to the admission bulletins for details.

*  Applicants with Bachelors' Degree Diplomas obtained from Top 500 World  Universities according to the Shanghai Ranking  ( or Zhejiang University’s overseas  partner universities are welcome to apply.


IV. Application Materials

In addition to the application documents for admissions,please refer to following admission bulletin for more information: Master's Degree ProgramsDoctoral Degree Programsscholarship applicants must submit the following supplementary materials.

1.  Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, filled in Chinese  or in English, pasted with a recent photograph (white background,  35mm×45mm in size).

Applicants shall fill in and submit application form via the CSC Online Application System for Study in China (Link),  then print application form and sign. Agency No. of Zhejiang University  is 10335. Scholarship for Chinese University Program is Type B in the  CSC system.

2. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Click the filename to download).  The original copy should be kept by the applicant. This form is  uniformly printed by the Chinese health and quarantine department and  needs to be filled out in English.

The  medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner  Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the  signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital  or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. In view of the  fact that the examination results are valid for 6 months, applicants are  requested to reasonably arrange the time for their physical examination  accordingly.

3. Non-Criminal Record Certificate.

4. 2023 Version of Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by ZJU supervisor. (Download

5. Scholarship Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide GRENTS-GAT test scores.



1.  The above application materials must be submitted by the applicant in  the application system together with the admission application materials  for admission before January 312023.

2. Those with incomplete application materials or those who do not meet the requirements will not be accepted.

3.  Please do NOT post the hard copies of the application materials or send  them by e-mail. The paper application materials and the application  materials sent by e-mail will not be reviewed and processed.

4. Supplementary materials or video interview may be required when necessary.

5.  If applicants re-fill or modify the application information at CSC  Online Application System after they submit application materials, they  need to send the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship to  admission email; otherwise the university may not be able to process the  application via CSC Online Application System for Study in China.

6.  ONLY one application fee is required for both applications for the  scholarship and for the admission.One who fails to pay application fee,  his or her application will not be processed.


V. Review of Scholarship Application & Notification of Results

1.  The scholarship enrollment will be made on the basis of competitive  selection according to the applicants’ research ability, academic  performance, language proficiency, performance during video interview,  etc.

2.  The name list of the scholarship awardees for postgraduate programs  will be sent to China Scholarship Council for review within the  specified time period according to CSC’s provisions .

3.  After the name list is reviewed and approved by China Scholarship  Council, the scholarship awardees will be notified by the university in  the end of July or the beginning of August, 2023. The admission documents will be sent to the scholarship awardees afterwards.


VI. Notes

1.  Scholarship students' affairs are managed according to the relevant  regulations of Chinese Government Scholarship. Scholarship students must  go through the Annual Review of the Chinese Government Scholarship  Status. If students fail in Annual Review, their scholarship will be  terminated.

2.  Scholarship students are not allowed to change their institutions as  well as their academic programs or the duration of study specified in  the Admission Notice.

3.  For scholarship students who have to suspend their studies due to  illness must return to their home country for further treatment and  recovery, expenses for the international travel to and from the  university will be borne by the students themselves, and their  scholarship status will be reserved for one year at most, with the  monthly living allowance stopped during the suspension. Scholarships of  the students who suspend their studies for reasons other than illness  will not be reserved.

4.  The International College of Zhejiang University is responsible for the  interpretation of the scholarship granting procedures and regulations.

5.  For other requirements and contents of Chinese Government Scholarship,  please visit the website of China Scholarship Council (Link).

VII. Contact Information


Room 418, International College Building, West Zone, Zi-jin-gang Campus, Zhejiang University, HangzhouChina

Post Code: 310058

Email: (master’s degree programs)  (doctoral degree programs)

 Tel:   +86 571 87951537

 Fax:   +86 571 87951755



Note:  Should there be any change in the above content, the final  interpretation from the International College of Zhejiang University  shall prevail. Please pay attention to the update of the website of the  International College in time.