USTC Chinese Government Scholarship

Deadline: 15 March 2018
Open to: international students
Scholarship: fully funded


Chinese University Program is a scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) to support Chinese universities in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China.

MOE authorized USTC to recruit full-time master and doctoral students under the Chinese Government Scholarship since 2008.


  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and mentally and physically healthy;
  • Applicants must not be a registered student in Chinese universities at the time of application or be a graduate from Chinese universities for more than one year.

Education background and age limit:

  • Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree (equivalent to bachelor’s degree in China) and be under the age of 35 (by September, 1st, 2018);
  • Applicants for doctoral studies must have master’s degree (equivalent to master’s degree in China) and be under the age of 40 (by September, 1st, 2018);
  • For the graduates to obtain their degrees in 2018, they should submit a Pre-graduation Certificate to ensure that they will complete their study and obtain the degree by July of 2018;
  • Students who have been granted for other Chinese scholarship or funding(2017-2018)cannot apply for this scholarship.


  • Tuition waiver;
  • Accommodation: free university dormitory or accommodation subsidy;

If the host university requires students to live on campus, the university will accommodate the scholarship students in a university dormitory (usually a twin room); if the host university permits students to live off campus, the university will provide monthly accommodation subsidy:

  • Master’s students: around USD 106.44 per month;
  • Doctoral students: around USD 152.06 per month.


  • Master’s students: around USD 456.18 per month;
  • Doctoral students: around USD 532.20 per month;
  • Comprehensive medical insurance.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.