In order to promote the mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and exchanges in politics, economy, culture, education and trade between China and Canada, the Education Offices of Embassy/Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Canada, in cooperation with China Scholarship Council (CSC), offers up to 100 full Chinese Government scholarships for Canadian students to study in China each year. Academic programs of Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Economics, Law, Management, Education, History, Chinese Language & Literature, Philosophy and Arts in 273 designated Chinese universities are available to scholarship winners. Please check the Directory of the Chinese Institutions Admitting International Students under Chinese Government Scholarship Program at www.csc.edu.cn/laihua, www.campuschina.org, www.studyinchina.edu.cn for an introduction to programs and universities available.
To be eligible, applicants must
——be a Canadian citizen and be in good health.
——be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs.
——be a bachelor's degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master's programs.
——be a master's degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs.
——be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs.
——be a master's degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.
II. Coverage of Chinese Government Scholarship
1、A fee waiver of registration, tuition, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks. Cost of experiments or internships beyond the program curricular is at student's own expense. Cost of books or learning materials other than required basic textbooks is at student's own expense.
2、Free on-campus dormitory accommodation.
3、A living allowance at the following rates (per month)
master's students & general scholars: CNY3,000.
doctoral students & senior scholars: CNY3,500.
4、One-off settlement subsidy:
CNY 1,000 for new students who will study in China for less than one academic year. CNY 1,500 for new students who will study in China for one academic year or above.
5、Outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China.
6、One-off inter-city travel reimbursement:
A hard-seat train ticket (hard-berth train ticket for overnight trip) will be reimbursed for scholarship students traveling ① from the port of entry to the city of the host university or Chinese language training (preparatory) school upon registration; ② from the city of Chinese language training (preparatory) school to the city of the host university upon finishing the Chinese language training (preparatory) study; ③ from the city of the host university to the nearest port of departure upon graduation.
III. Application Procedures
Step 1、Online Application
Complete the online application form at www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org according to the enclosed “Instructions of the CSC Online Application System for International Students”. Please be advised that applicants start to contact the 3 targeted Chinese universities in the application file for pre-admission.
Step 2、Application Form and SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Applicants are required to submit paper-based application package that must include three (3) copies of each of the following documents:
①downloaded, printed online application form (Please do stick your recent photo to each first page of your application form.） ②Two letters of recommendation (three copies for each).③ Notarized photo copy of transcripts of the most advanced studies. ④ Photo copy of the diploma (notarized by Notary Public) for the highest diploma obtained. ⑤A detailed study/research plan. ⑥ Foreigner Physical Examination Form. ⑦ If applicable: proof of language proficiency (HSK results).⑧ If applicable: samples of artwork for applicants in Fine Arts and Music. This apply to those who apply for arts and music only.
The above documents must be submittedto the Education Offices of Embassy/Consulate-General of P.R.China in Canada respectively. Incomplete files will not be accepted.
Step 3、To enhance your opportunity to be admitted to your targeted universities, once your application package is received, examined and approved primarily, an Award Letter for Chinese Government Scholarship provided by the Embassy/Consulate-General of the P. R. China in Canada will be sent to you in time. And with the Award Letter, you shall continue contacting the three targeted Chinese universities filled in your online application form for admission. Once you get the admission(s), please choose one from your most favorite universities and send it to us through email (PDF form) in saving time.
IV. Instructions for Online Application
Step 1、Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click "Application Online for International Students".
Step 2、Read "Tips for online application" carefully before clicking "NEXT" to the registration page.
Step 3、After registration, log in with your user name and password. Choose Chinese Government Scholarship as your scholarship type unless you are applying for other Cooperation Program Scholarship.
Step 4、Fill in the correct Agency Number. An Agency Number represents a specific application receiving agency. It is listed in the first blank under the "PERSONAL DATA". Please make sure you fill it in correctly, otherwise you will not be able to continue your online application or your application will not be accepted.
Step 5、Fill in the Online Application Form truly, correctly and completely following the steps listed on the left of the page.
Applicants are required to select a discipline before choosing their majors. Please refer to the Disciplines Index, which could be downloaded from Help, if you have any doubt about the disciplines and majors.
Step 6、Click Preview and check your Application Form carefully before submitting it. Click Confirmation of Submit to submit your Application Form.
Step 7、Download the completed Application Form by clicking Download Application and print three hard copies.
Step 8、Prepare other supporting documents as required and send the full package of application documents (in duplicate) to the dispatching authorities.
Step 9、You can make changes to your application by clicking Retrieve Application
on the left of the page. But make sure to submit it again by clicking Confirmation of Submit after finishing all the changes. Otherwise, the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.
l Please use Internet Explorer (6.0 or 7.0). Menu selection functions may not work in other browsers.
l Only Chinese and English are accepted for the online application.
V. Enquires & Agency Numbers for Online application
The Education Offices of Embassy/Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Ottawa, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal respectively are responsible for the enquires and preliminary review of Canadian students' application documents.
1、If you are from the city of Ottawa, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan, please refer to the Education Office of Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Canada at 396 Wilbrod Street, Ottawa ON K1N 6M8，Tel: 613-783-3562. Email: email@example.com. And your online application Agency Number is:1241
2、If you are from the two provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, please refer to the Education Office of Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver for application at 2215 Eddington Drive, Vancouver, V6L 2E6. Tel: 604-732-6723. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. And your online application Agency Number is:1242
3、If you are from Ontario (excluding Ottawa city) and Manitoba, please refer to Education Office of Chinese Consulate General in Toronto at 24 Admiral Road, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2L5. Tel: 416-972-0175. Email: email@example.com. And your online application Agency Number is: 1243
4、If you are from provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, please refer to Education Office of Chinese Consulate General in Montreal at 2100 Ste-Catherine West, 8th Floor, Montreal, Quebec, H3H 2T3. Tel:514-419-6748. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. And your online application Agency Number is:1244
VI. Sample of Physical Examination Form
Download:Physical Examination Form.pdf