The Chinese Government Scholarship is a full scholarship set up by the Ministry of Education of China to enable foreign students to study in China.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support international educational exchanges, and to establish internationally first-class Chinese universities.

Exemption from registration fees, tuition fees, cost of basic learning materials and accommodation;

Living allowance issued monthly by XMU to each scholarship student: (RMB)

Master's students: 1,700 RMB per month Doctoral students: 2,000 RMB per month

One-off settlement subsidy: 1500RMB per person

Comprehensive medical insurance: 600RMB/per year

Eligibility: Full-time master's and doctoral candidates abroad starting in the academic year.

The scholarship is not open for foreign students who have already started their degree courses in China.

Programme start: September

Scholarship duration:

2-3 years for master's programmes,

3-4 years for doctoral programmes,

(1 year Chinese language foundation studies)

Xiamen University (XMU) Scholarship is a national key university affiliated to the Ministry of Education.

XMU is to begin independent enrolment of foreign students under this scholarship as from the beginning of the academic year.

Foreign students are welcome to apply for the bachelor's, master's or doctoral programmes, whether taught in English or in Chinese.

Recipients will have their tuition fees covered,

Eligibility: Full-time bachelor's, master's and doctoral candidates starting in academic year.

Programme start: September

Scholarship duration:

4-5years for undergraduate programmes,

2-3years for master's programmes,

3 years for doctoral programmes,

The recipients' academic performance will be assessed each year and only those achieving the required standard will have their scholarship renewed for the following year.

For More Information and Application,Contact

Admissions Office of Xiamen University,

361005 Fujian Province,

P.R. China,

Tel: +86 592 218 4792,

Fax: +86 592 218 0256,


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