Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU) Scholarships are open apply now. Zhejiang Sci-Tech University has university clinic, library, exhibition hall, cafeteria, gym, stadium, swimming pool, outdoor courts for playing volleyball, basketball, football and etc. Other facilities such as hospital, banks, post offices and supermarkets around the campus provide students with convenient services.

     ZSTU foreign student apartment named as Friendship Building, built in 2008, is located in the university living district, which offers two kinds of rooms (single rooms and twin-bedded rooms) to international students. Each room has a private bathroom and a balcony, and is equipped with air-conditioning, heater, TV-set, telephone, ADSL and a set of furniture and bed coverings. And each floor has a public kitchen and a public laundry. International students can use the kitchen utensils and washing machines for free. Students living in the campus dormitories should abide by ZSTU Administration Regulations on Accommodation for Foreign Student Apartment.

How to apply for Chinese Government Scholarships

In order to strengthen mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese people and people from the rest of the world, and to enhance cooperation and exchanges in the fields of education, science & technology, culture, economics and trade between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research in Chinese institutions of higher education.

The Ministry of Education of P. R. China (MOE) is responsible for the provision of Chinese government scholarships, and entrusts China Scholarship Council (CSC) to administer the recruitment of international students and the routine management of Chinese Government Scholarship Programmes.
International students under Chinese Government Scholarship Programmes will be placed in 94 Chinese institutions of higher education designated by the MOE. There are over 300 subjects in sciences, technology, agronomy, medicine, economics, law, management, education, history, liberal arts and philosophy available for international students in these institutions.
We welcome outstanding students, scholars and teachers from all over the world to come to study or undertake research in institutions of higher education in China.
THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMMES AND APPLICATIONS
1. The Chinese Government Scholarship Scheme

Established by the MOE in accordance with educational exchange agreements or MOUs reached by the Chinese government and governments of other countries or international organizations, it provides both full and partial scholarships for international students and scholars. The scheme supports students to study in China as undergraduates, postgraduates, Chinese language students, visiting scholars and senior visiting scholars. Applicants may apply for scholarship through education authorities, designated institutions or Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
2. CHINA/UNESCO the Great Wall Fellowship Scheme

It is a full scholarship scheme established by the MOE for candidates recommended by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Only visiting and senior visiting scholar candidates are eligible. Applicants may apply either to UNESCO headquarters or to the UNESCO national committee in the applicants’ home countries.
3. Distinguished International Students Scholarship Scheme

It was established by the MOE to sponsor outstanding international students who have accomplished their previous studies in China and are enrolled by designated Chinese institutions as Master’s or Doctoral degree candidates in the next academic year. It includes full or partial scholarships. Applicants may apply for scholarships to the CSC through the recommendation of their Chinese hosting institutions.
4. HSK Winner Scholarship Scheme

It is a full scholarship scheme established by the MOE to support international students who are the winners in the HSK test (Chinese Proficiency Test) held overseas to study Chinese in China. Applicants may apply to the CSC through the HSK test organizing institutions or Chinese diplomatic missions.
5. Chinese Cultural Research Fellowship Scheme

This scheme was established by the MOE to sponsor overseas scholars and specialists in Chinese culture to conduct short-term research in China. Applicants may apply to the CSC directly, or through the recommendation of relevant Chinese institutions, professors or Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.
6. The short-term Scholarship Scheme for Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

This is established by the MOE for foreign teachers who teach Chinese language as a second language to undertake short-term research and improvement in China. Applicants may apply to the CSC through Chinese diplomatic missions in their home countries.

How to apply for self-finance study in China

China welcomes international self-financed students to study in China. There are 465 institutions of higher education in China qualified to accept international students.

1. Application

1). Applicants may apply to the China Scholarship Council (CSC) through overseas educational institutions or non-governmental organizations.

2). Applicants may apply to CSC directly.

3). Applicants may apply to Chinese institutions of higher education directly.

2. Categories of Applicants and Duration of Study

The duration of study of different categories’ students:

1). --Undergraduates: 4 to 5 years

2). --Master’s degree students: 2 to 3 years

3). --Doctoral degree students: 3 years

4). --There is no limit of study duration for Chinese language students, visiting scholars and senior visiting scholars.

3. Eligibility

1). Applicants must be non-Chinese nationals in good health.

2). Educational qualifications required:

a. Undergraduate applicants must hold high school certificate.

b. Master’s degree applicants must hold bachelor’s degree.

c. Doctoral degree applicants must hold master’s degree.

d. Chinese language students must hold high school certificate.

e. Visiting scholars must have completed two years of undergraduate studies.

f. Senior visiting scholars must hold master’s degree or hold academic titles of associate professor or higher.

4. Expenses

Items

Categories of ApplicantsPayment Standards (RMB yuan)
Tuition feesLiberal ArtsUndergraduates,

Visiting scholars

14,000-26,000 (per person per academic year)
Master’s degree students,

Senior visiting scholars

18,000-30,000 (per person per academic year)
Doctoral degree students22,000-34,000 (per person per academic year)
Short-term students3,000- 4,800 (per person per month)
Sciences, Engineering, Agronomy0% to 30% higher than Liberal Arts students
Medicine, Physical Education, Fine Arts50%-100%higher than Liberal Arts students
Application fees400-800
Accommodation feesCharged in accordance with the standard in each institution
Other expensesCosts of food, medical treatment within educational institutions, teaching materials, and cost of experiments, internships, field studies, etc. that are not covered in study syllabus shall be born by the students.
Note: At present, RMB 100 yuan roughly equals to US$12.

5. Application Documents

1). Applicants shall fill out the Application Form for Self-financed Study in China (in duplicates).

Students who apply to CSC through overseas educational institutions or non-governmental organizations or individually must fill in and present this form, which can be obtained from Chinese diplomatic missions, or downloaded from the website of CSC (http://www.csc.edu.cn).

2). Highest diploma (notarized photocopy). If applicants are university students or already employed, applicants shall also submit documents of being university students provided by universities or on-post employees provided by employers.

3). High school transcripts for bachelor’s degree applicants or transcripts for other categories’ students (notarized photocopy).

4). Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (printed by Chinese quarantine authority). The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. The medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration while determining the time to take the medical examination.

5). Applicants for master’s or doctoral degree studies and senior visiting scholars must submit two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by professors or associate professors. Applicants who apply in China for Master’s or Doctoral degree studies must submit the Admission Notice of the hosting university.

6). Applicants for studying music are requested to submit one cassette recording of the applicants’ own work. Applicants for fine arts must submit six color photographs of personal works (two sketches, two colored paintings and two other works).

Applicants who apply to CSC for self-financed study in China must send their application documents by May 31.

6. Admissions and Notification

1). Students who apply to CSC for self-financed study in China through overseas educational institutions or non-governmental organizations will be placed in 94 institutions of higher education admitting Chinese Government Scholarship students. CSC will send the Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202) by July 31 to the overseas recommending organizations to forward to the students admitted.

2). For individual applicants, the Chinese institutions of higher education will directly send the Admission Notice and Visa Application for Study in China (JW202) to the students admitted by July 31.

7. Contact Information

China Scholarship Council

Address: No. 160 Fuxingmennei Avenue, Beijing 100031, P. R. China

Tel: 86-10-66413253, 66413132

Fax: 86-10-66413255

E-mail: [email protected]

Expenses for Self-financed International Students in China (Revised in 1997)

Self-financed international students may pay in either RMB or foreign currency according to the standards established. When they pay in foreign currency, the payment is calculated by the exchange rate announced by the Bank of China on that day. Details are as followings (in RMB yuan/ person):

1.Registration fees (including the admission examination fees): 400-800;

2.Tuition fees:

1). Majors in Liberal Arts:

Undergraduates: 14,000-26,000 per academic year

Master’s Degree Students: 18,000-30,000 per academic year

Doctoral Degree Students: 22,000-34,000 per academic year

Short-term Students: 3,000-4,800 for about one month’s study, 8,000-10,000 for about three months’ study

2-year College Students and Visiting Scholars’ tuition fees are similar to the Undergraduates’; Senior Visiting Scholars’ tuition fees are similar to Master’s Degree Students’; Research Scholars’ tuition fees are similar to the Doctoral Degree Students’.

2). Majors in Sciences:

Tuition fees are 10-30% higher than Liberal Arts majors’.

3). Majors in Medicine, Physical Education and Fine Arts

Medical, Arts and Physical Education majors’ tuition fees are 50-100% higher than literal majors’.

3.Accommodation fees:

A bed in double-bed room without bathroom, telephone and television set costs RMB 12-32 yuan per day. Students shall pay for two beds when she/he occupies the whole room. The accommodation fees may be increased properly to no more than 2.5 times of the above-mentioned standards if the facilities are improved.

4.Other expenses:

Costs of food, medical treatment within educational institutions, teaching materials, and cost of experiments, internships, field studies, etc. that are not covered in study syllabus shall be born by the students.

Contact Information:

Tel: +86 571 86843189

Fax: +86 571 86843079

Contact Person: Ms. Jianjun Zheng (Jenny), [email protected];

Website: http://www.zstu.edu.cn/english/Index.html

Address: International Students Office

         Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

         5 Second Avenue Xiasha Higher Education Zone

         Hangzhou Zhejiang, P.R.China, 310018