CSC Scholarship-University Program

CSC Scholarship-University Program

2021 Application Guide for CSC Scholarship University Program

March 12, 2021 Click:

I. Application time: From Now to April 30, 2021

II. Program categories, supporting categories, majors, and program languages

1. University Graduate Student Program

a. Supporting student category: Master student, doctor student

b. Majors and program language: Civil Engineering, Traffic& Transportation Engineering, Chinese and English teaching program;

Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Biology, Stomatology, Chinese and English teaching program (Click here)

c. Student from all countries

2. Silk Road Scholarship Program

a. Supporting student category: Master student, doctor student

b. Majors and program language: Computer Science and Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, English teaching program

c. Students from the Belt and Road countries (Click here)

3. China- Africa Friendship Scholarship Program

a. Supporting student category: Master student, doctor student

b. Majors and program language: Civil Engineering, Traffic& Transportation Engineering, English teaching program

c. Students from African Countries

III. Scholarship Coverage

Full scholarship includes tuition fee, accommodation fee, medical insurance fee, and monthly living allowances (CNY 3000 for master student and CNY 3500 for doctoral student).

IV. Application requirements

1. Excellent Non-Chinese graduates with good academic performance, good health, and no criminal record.

2. Less than 35 years old for Master’s degree study; Less than 40 years old for doctoral degree study.

3. Not has been funded by any organizations or institutions.

4. Language Eligibility: Applicants in clinical medicine program should provide an HSK level 4 test score of 260 or above for Chinese teaching programs, and 220 or above for English teaching programs.

Civil Engineering, Traffic& Transportation Engineering applicants in Chinese teaching program should provide HSK level 4 test score of 220 or above.

English teaching program applicants should obtain a minimum score of 6 in IELTS or 85 in TOFEL. Those who meet one of the following conditions can apply for a language test result waiver:

a. Applicants whose first language or the official language of the country is Chinese or English.

b. Applicants who have taken a degree program whose teaching language is in Chinese or English.

5. Applicants must have strong academic background, scientific and innovative ability.

V. Application procedure

1. Online application on CSC system. (This is a MUST step. The CSC Online Application is available on Select program category in Type B. Agency number of Central South University: 10533. Fill in the information, submit online and print the application form.

Submit application materials to Central South University. (CSC do not accept application materials)

2. Online application in CSU application system. (This is also a MUST step, applicants who don’t complete this step won’t be considered)

Register and log in to the CSU international student online system, select Chinese Government Scholarship and submit the application.

The required application materials are,

a. Application form in CSC system (In either Chinese or English);

b. Copy of the passport (With more than one-year availability).

c. Certificate of the Highest Academic Degree (Notarized photocopy in Chinese or English). If the applicant is the final year student of the current degree period, please prove the pre-graduate certificate.

d. Transcripts of the previous study (Notarized photocopy in Chinese or English).

e. Foreigner Physical Examination Form(Photocopy) and copies of blood test reports. The applicant must do all examines listed on the form. The form will be regarded as invalid if a photo missing, examines not completed, no stamp, no signature from the doctor or hospital. The form must be filled in Chinese or English. The examination date must after Dec 1, 2020. Please bring the original copy to the university if the student has been admitted.

f. Non-criminal record (The date must be after Dec 1, 2020).

g. A copy of certificate to prove the English or Chinese level (such as IELTS, TOFEL, HSK, etc.). Or the certificate of language test waiver. Applicants who apply for Clinical Medicine majors should provide HSK Level 4 scores or other certificates that prove Chinese language level.

h. Research Plan (Please specify the previous research background and prospective research field, no less than 800 words).

i. Two Letters of Recommendation from different professors with detailed contact information (In Chinese or English, the date must after Dec 1, 2020).

j. Acceptance Letter, published papers, and other supporting materials.

k. A personal statement that has not been funded by any other organizations or institutions.

The students who pass the primary review will be notified and go through step 3.

3. Submit Fee and Materials

When the applicants pass the primary review, please pay the application and review fee of RMB 500 on the unified payment platform of CSU according to the email (WeChat, Alipay, and UnionPay are available);

Please complete the application and review fee payment within two weeks, otherwise, the application cannot continue. If you fail to pass the primary review, NO NEED to pay the fee.

4. Academic Review

Relevant schools will conduct an academic review for applicants to comprehensively examine their academic background, scientific research ability, or innovation potential.

5. Final Review and Result Release

According to the materials and the application situation, the students will be reviewed for final admission results, please pay attention to the CSC online application system and CSU online application system. University will send the email which shows the final scholarship type. Please check your scholarship type based on the email result! University will send the Admission Notice and JW form based on the admission results.

All information will be updated on CSU online application system. Please pay attention to the system information.

VI. Enrollment and Notification

1. Admission letter and visa application form will normally be sent before July 31, 2021. The exact delivery time is pending due to the reviewing procedure.

2. Registration time is the beginning of September annually and the exact time is specified on the Admission Notice. Students must register within the time period listed on the Admission Notice. Those who fail to register within the prescribed time will be canceled the admission.

3. Scholarship owners cannot transfer the university, major, or study duration after coming to China.

4. Regardless of admitted or not, the fee and material are non-refundable.

5. Please don’t apply to CSC and CSU scholarship programs at the same time.

VII. Annual Review

Scholarship owners must participate in an annual review for scholarships every May. Those who don’t meet the requirement of a scholarship will be canceled the qualification of the scholarship. If the circumstances are serious, disciplinary action will be given up to expulsion.

VIII. Contact

Address: School of International Education, Central South University, Changsha city, Hunan Province, P.R. China

Tel: +86-0731-88836392 (non-medical major consultation), 82650391(medical major consultation)

Fax: +86-0731-88836737


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