Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016

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Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016



Xiamen University offers up to 24 scholarships for doctoral, masters and undergraduate candidates which can help pay their tuition fees and also support them throughout their studies. International (non-Chinese) students can apply for these scholarships. The main objective of the university is to provide high quality, comprehensive educational and training opportunities that are compatible to changing needs of the students. Xiamen University has become a first-class comprehensive university in China. It has co-established 15 confucius institutes with universities in North America, Europe and Africa. Xiamen University has 27 schools containing 76 departments and 10 research institutes. In order to enhance its internationalization, XMU has launched a lot of English-medium programmes for international students. These programmes are taught in English and aim to produce high-level international specialists with a solid professional foundation plus a good understanding of the Chinese society and culture.



Degree Level: XMU offers scholarships to doctoral, master’s and undergraduate candidates. 



Subject Offered: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered by the Xiamen University. 



Participating Institution(s): Xiamen University, China 



Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:




  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.

  • Educational background and age limits:

  • Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 25.

  • Applicants for master’s degree studies must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 40.

  • Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 45.



Eligible Nationalities: International (non-Chinese) students can apply for these scholarships.



College Admission Requirement 



Entrance Requirements: In order to be eligible for doctoral, Masters and undergraduate programme applicants mjust posses the following qualifications:
-Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 25.
-Applicants for master’s degree studies must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 40.
-Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 45. 



Language Requirements: (a) Chinese proficiency requirements: Applicants for programs in the humanities, economics, management, law, arts and traditional Chinese medicine need to have a Chinese proficiency certificate of new HSK band 5 with 210 scores or above; applicants for programs in sciences, engineering and medicine should have a certificate of new HSK band 4 with 210 scores or above. Students who have taken courses mainly in Chinese during their previous studies are exempt from the HSK certificate requirement, provided that they can produce proof of language of instruction used in their previous l studies.



(b) English proficiency requirements: Applicants should present a TOEFL certificate with 80 points or above, or an IELTS certificate with grade 6.0 or above, or another certificate of English proficiency from an accredited test. Native English speakers and applicants who have taken courses in English during their previous  studies are exempt from this requirement, but a medium-of-instruction certificate should be furnished.



Supporting Material: In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:-



Documents required for Undergraduate programme:
-Application Form for International Students, which should be completed in Chinese or English and then printed out after successful online application.
-High school diploma (a notarized copy in English or Chinese). Applicants who are currently studying at high school should provide a study certificate. Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
Note: Applicants who have provided a study certificate should submit a notarized copy of their high school diploma to the XMU’s Admissions Office before the specified registration date (Mid-September 2016); failure to do so will result in disqualification of enrollment.
-Academic transcripts for high school study. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
-A photocopy of Chinese (HSK) or English Proficiency Certificate or medium-of-instruction certificate.
– A self-introduction video clip.
-The video clip should be five to ten minutes long and include your self–introduction and a description of your hobby, extra-curricular activities, your view of China and Xiamen University, their study plan in China. The introduction should be delivered in Chinese. Applicants for MBBS?program are expected to deliver it in English.
– How to submit: Compress and save the video clip in the rar. format, and then submit it in online application. Alternatively, save it in a disk (or USB Flash Disk) and post it with other required application documents to the Admissions Office of Xiamen University. Mark the applicant’s name and nationality on the disk.
– A letter of recommendation in Chinese or English from applicants’ high school.
– Personal statement (minimum 800 words) in Chinese, which should include a self-introduction, a description of educational experience, their motivations for studying in China and their study plan. Applicants for MBBS program are expected to deliver it in English.
– A photocopy of their valid passport.
Note: Applicants to whom the note to the first item of the Eligibility section applies, should submit a photocopy of their valid passports which they have held for at least four years or certificate of naturalization, as well as a photocopy of the entry and exit stamps in their passports showing that they have resided in a foreign country for at least two years in the last four years.
– A photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (click to download) completed in Chinese or English. (The original is to be retained by the applicant).
– A Statement of Financial Support (click to download) certifying that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover his or her tuition, accommodation and living expenses. It should be accompanied by an employment certificate or income certificate and a photocopy of the valid passport of the financial sponsor.
– Other supporting documents including merit certificates and internships certificates may be submitted as well. Applicants with such certificates will be given preference.
Note: Applicants are expected to submit a complete set of application materials. Incomplete application materials will be rejected. No application materials will be returned, regardless of the outcome of the application.



Documents required for Master’s programme:
-Application Form for International Students, which should be completed in Chinese or English and then printed out after successful online application.
-Bachelor’s degree certificate (notarized copy in English or Chinese).
-Applicants who are currently studying at university should provide a study certificate. Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
-Note: Applicants who have provided a study certificate should submit a notarized copy of their bachelor’s degree to the XMU Admissions Office before the specified registration date (mid-September 2016); failure to do so will result in disqualification of enrollment.
-Academic transcripts relating to bachelor’s degrees studies. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
-Study or research plan (minimum 1,000 words) in Chinese or English.
-Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by professors or associate professors.
-A photocopy of Chinese (HSK) or English Proficiency Certificate or medium-of-instruction certificate.
-A photocopy of their valid passport.
-A photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form, completed in Chinese or English. (The original is to be retained by the applicant.)
-A Statement of Financial Support certifying that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover his or her tuition, accommodation and living expenses. It should be accompanied by an employment certificate or income certificate and a photocopy of the valid passport of the financial sponsor.
-If applicants have published papers, the abstracts should be enclosed during submission of their application documents.
-Note: Applicants are expected to submit a complete set of application materials. Incomplete application materials will be rejected. No application materials will be returned, regardless of the outcome of the application.



Documents required for Doctoral programme :
-Application Form for International Students, which should be completed in Chinese or English and then printed out after successful online application.
– Master’s and Bachelor’s degree certificate (notarized copy in English or Chinese). Applicants who are currently studying at university should provide a master’s study certificate. Certificate in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
Note: Applicants who have provided a study certificate should submit a notarized copy of their master’s degree to the XMU Admissions Office before the specified registration date (Mid-September 2016); failure to do so will result in disqualification of enrollment.
-Academic transcripts relating to master’s and Bachelor’s study. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English.
-Study or research plan (minimum 1,000 words) in Chinese or English.
-Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English by professors or associate professors.
-A photocopy of Chinese (HSK) or English Proficiency Certificate or medium-of-instruction certificate.
-A photocopy of valid passport.
-A photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form,  completed in Chinese or English. (The original is to be retained by the applicant.)
-A Statement of Financial Support (click to download), certifying that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover his or her tuition, accommodation and living expenses. It should be accompanied by an employment certificate or income certificate and a photocopy of the valid passport of the financial sponsor.
-If applicants have published papers, the abstracts should be enclosed during submission of their application documents.
Note: Applicants are expected to submit a complete set of hard-copy application materials. Incomplete application materials will be rejected. No application materials will be returned, regardless of the outcome of the application.



Scholarship Benefit:  Up to 24 scholarships are awarded (including 8 for doctoral candidates, 11 for master’s candidates and 5 for undergraduate candidates). The University offers scholarships to doctoral, master’s and undergraduate candidates.
-The first-class scholarships for doctoral and master’s candidates will have their tuitions covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2-3 years for master’s programmes) and offer monthly living allowance (RMB 3,500 for each doctoral student; RMB 3,000 for each master’s student). Undergraduate candidates will not be provided with the first-class scholarship.
-The second-class scholarships will have the awardees’ tuitions covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2-3 years for master’s programmes,  4-5 years for undergraduate programmes).



Application Procedure for Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016



Application Procedure: Applicants are eligible for scholarship assessment only after they are admitted to the undergraduate, masters or doctoral programme of Xiamen University.  Applicants are required to make online application and then download and print out the Application Form for International Students generated upon successful online application.
-Applicants can fill in and print out the Application Form for XMU Scholarship and Send by post to XMU Admissions Office by 30 April 2016 the two forms and other required documents.



Application Form



Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2016.



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More about Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016



Xiamen University ScholarshipsXiamen University (simplified Chinese: 厦门大学; traditional Chinese: 廈門大學; pinyin: Xiàmén Dàxué; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ē-mn̂g Tāi-ha̍k), colloquially known as Xia Da (Chinese: 厦大; pinyin: Xià Dà), located in Xiamen, Fujian province, is the first university in China founded by overseas Chinese. Established by Tan Kah Kee in 1921, the university was originally known as Amoy University. The university is one of many comprehensive universities directly administered by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

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Xiamen University Scholarships, China 2016 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

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