Embark on your educational journey in China! Exciting news awaits – the Shanghai Government Scholarship Program for 2024-2025 is currently accepting applications. In this article, we will provide you with an extensive overview of this scholarship, its benefits, and a step-by-step guide to the application process.
The Shanghai Government Scholarship for 2024-2025 is a fully funded opportunity designed for international students. This scholarship caters to those pursuing undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. studies and covers a wide range of expenses, including full tuition fees, accommodation, medical insurance, and a monthly living allowance of up to CNY 3,500.
The Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS) aims to facilitate the growth of international student education in Shanghai and attract exceptional international talents. This scholarship provides a remarkable opportunity to study in Shanghai, a city known for its rich academic and cultural offerings.
SGS is open to international students seeking higher education at educational institutions in Shanghai, China, for the 2024-2025 academic session. It covers a broad spectrum of fields, encompassing disciplines such as philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, management, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and art.
The Shanghai Government warmly welcomes applications for this scholarship opportunity, inviting students from around the world to pursue Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees on a fully funded scholarship. Don't miss this chance to further your education in China!
Shanghai Government Scholarship is classified into A and B types.
Type A (Full scholarship): covers tuition, expenses for accommodation and living, and medical insurance during the corresponding study period. It’s established to fund excellent prospective students applying for postgraduate, undergraduate and pre-college programs.
Type B (Partial scholarship): covers tuition and medical insurance during the corresponding study period. It’s established to fund excellent prospective students applying for postgraduate and undergraduate programs.
- Applicant must be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.
- Age and education background:
Applicant applying for undergraduate programs, should obtain a high school degree or above and be no more than 25 years old; for master’s programs, applicant should have a bachelor degree or above and be no more than 35 years old; for PhD programs, applicant should have a master’s degree or above with academic research ability, and be no more than 40 years old.
Applicant applying for the pre-college program should obtain a high school degree under the age of 23 years old, with a letter of pre-admission of undergraduate program from a Shanghai university.
- Outstanding in academic performance.
- Language proficiency:
Generally, applicant should achieve Chinese level of HSK4 and meet the language requirements of the applied university and program.
- Meeting entry requirements of the applied university and program.
- Applicant that has received any other scholarships offered by Chinese government or organizations is not entitled to apply SGS.
Applicant can log onto http://study.edu.sh.gov.cn/en/ise.html (Study in Shanghai website), which provides information on universities, courses, application periods and procedures. Applicant can apply for the scholarship on the website. Application period is generally from February to April. The date and procedure of application may differ each year, please refer to the official websites of those universities.