Shanghai Government Scholarship Programme


Shanghai Government Scholarship Programme: This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai, is in two types: A, B. Type A, exclusively for those who study for Master’s or Doctoral degrees, is full scholarship, including tuition, free accommodation,accident insurance, allowance for living; Type B, only for those who study fordegrees, is partial scholarship, only including tuition accident insurance.

Application Deadline: 30th April, 2018

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): China

Eligible Field of Study:

  1. Bachelor’s degree programs
  2. Master’s degree programs (except MBA and MTCSOL*)
    • Note: MBA is short for Master of Business Administration;
    • MTCSOL refers to Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.
  3. Doctoral degree programs

Type: Bachelors, Masters and PhD



  1. Be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.
  2. Not be an enrolled degree student in Chinese universities at the time of application.
  3. Be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;
  4. Be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs.
  5. Be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs.
  6. Be excellent in academic and extra-curricular performance and yet not be rewarded any other scholarships offered by Chinese govern

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship covers tuition waiver and comprehensive medical insurance for bachelor’s students; it covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance for master’s students and doctoral students.

Duration of Scholarship: 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree Program: 4 to 5 years
  2. Master’s degree programs: 2 to 3 years
  3. Doctoral degree programs: 3 to 4 years

How to Apply: 

  • 1. Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship: Please visit and click“Application Online” to log in, submit online the completed “Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship” and print a hard copy.
  • 2. Application Form for Enrollment: Please visit and click“Application Online” to log in, submit online the completed “Application Form for Enrollment” and print a hard copy.
  • 3. Notarized highest diploma: Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  • 4. Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  • 5. A Study Plan or Research Proposal (written inChinese): This should be aminimum of 800 words.
  • 6. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese orEnglish): Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by a professor or an associate professor.
  • 7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy) The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form.pdf. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.
  • 8. The copy of valid HSK level 5 or 6 Certificate
  • 9. The copy of your valid passport
  • 10. Application Fee: 415 yuan for bachelor’s students; 830 yuan for master’s students and doctoral students (Fees paid are not refundable).

You should send a set of bound application documents to Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) by post before April 30th,2018. No application documents will be returned.

If you have further questions, please contact us by email:

mailing address:

Room 102, Admission Office ICES SUFE

No.369 Zhongshan Beiyi Road, Shanghai, China

Post code: 200083

TEL: +86-21-65361944; +86-65360382

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Shanghai government

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