2020 Chinese Government Scholarship —Silk Road Scholarship Program

Publisher:张晨Published:2020-01-14Times :10

Chinese Government Scholarship Silk Road Scholarship Program is established by the Ministry of Education of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE), aiming to promote people to people bond, provide talents support and achieve mutual development. This scholarship program targets at students from countries along the Belt and Road to pursue their degree studies in China. Entrusted by MOE, China Pharmaceutical University recruits international students supported by Silk Road Scholarship from the related countries and regions.

Basic Information and Duration of the Scholarships

1. Coverage of the scholarship:

Tuition waiver;

Accommodation: free university dormitory; CPU will accommodate scholarship students in university dormitory (usually twin room)

Stipend: Bachelor students: CNY2500 per month, Master students: CNY 3,000 per month; Doctoral students: CNY 3,500 per month.


Within the scholarship duration, registered scholarship students will receive stipend from their CPU month by month.

Students registering before the 15th of the month (the 15th included) will receive full stipend of that month. Those who register after the 15th of the month will receive half stipend of that month.

If registered student stays out of China for more than 15 days (school holidays excluded), his stipend will be stopped during his leaving.

Graduating students will receive stipend until half month after the graduation date.


Medical insurance

Please refer to Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Staying in China for insurance policy.

Note: For more detailed information, please visit the website of China Scholarship Council: http://en.csc.edu.cn.

2. Categories of Applicants and Duration of Scholarship

Categories of Applicants

Duration of Scholarship

Bachelor’s Degree Students

4 academic years

Master’s Degree Students

3 academic years

Doctoral Degree Students

4 academic years


Note: In principle, the courses will be taught in Chinese. Scholarship students without sufficient Chinese language proficiency are required to take one-year remedial Chinese language courses and pass the relevant test prior to the studies in their specialties. For those who take the one-year remedial Chinese language courses, the duration of the scholarship will be extended correspondingly.

 Eligibility Requirements

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

2. Applicants are not studying in Chinese universities.

3. Education background and age limit:

a. Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must be high school graduates and be over the age of 18 and under the age of 25;

b. Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35;

c. Applicants for Doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40

4. Applicants should have a competitive academic record.

5. Applicants should have strong scientific research ability.


III Choices of Specialties

China Pharmaceutical University offers 21 bachelor’s degree programs, 27 master’s degree programs and 28 doctoral programs. For more specific information, please check the List of programs on our website. (international.cpu.edu.cn)

Applicants are encouraged to contact their prospective supervisors prior to application and are expected to enclose in their application package the relevant recommendation letters written by those supervisors.


IV Application Materials

The applicants must fill in and provide the following materials truly and correctly (in duplicate).

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (print and sign the form after submitting application online)

2. Photocopy of the passport;

3. The notarized photocopy highest diploma and transcripts. If applicants are university students or already employed, they should also provide Certificate of Enrollment or Employment accordingly. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English;

4. Chinese Language test report (HSK) for Chinese-taught programs and English language test report e.g. IELTS or TOEFL for English-taught programs;

5. A study or research proposal (written in Chinese or English and no less than 800 words);

6. Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors in Chinese or English (professors’ signature, contact phone number and email address must be put on the letter);

7. Published academic papers or other academic achievements (if applicable).

8. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

9. Non-criminal certificate

10. Family financial statement


The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or 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 as they plan to take the medical examination.


 Online Application

      Online application is required for all.


a. All applicants should visit http://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/register to apply online. Please select CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP and the agency No. is 10316.

b. In the meantime, applicants also need to submit online application from CPU application system http://admission.cpu.edu.cn/apply.


 Deadline for Application

April 15, 2020


VII. Admission and Notification

1. China Pharmaceutical University will review all the application materials. Decisions for admission and for granting the scholarships will be made on the basis of the applicants’ competitiveness, academic record and otherwise.

2. The name list of the scholarship awardees for graduate programs will be sent to China Scholarship Council for review.

3. After the name list is reviewed and approved by China Scholarship Council, the scholarship awardees will be notified by the university and Admission Notice and other relevant documents will be sent to them before the end of July, 2020.

4. All applicants need to pay RMB2000 as commitment and will get refunded after registration at China Pharmaceutical University.


VIII. Notes

1. Scholarship students’ affairs shall be managed according to relevant regulations of Chinese Government Scholarship. Scholarship students must go through the Annual Review of the Chinese Government Scholarship Status.

2. The duration of the scholarship could not be extended if the awardees fail to finish the studies due to personal reasons.

3. Scholarship students who have to suspend their studies because of illness should return to their home country for further treatment and rest. Expenses for the international travel to and from the university will be borne by the students themselves, and their scholarship status will be reserved for one year at most, with the monthly living allowance stopped during the suspension. Scholarships of the students who suspend their studies for reasons other than illness will not be reserved.


 Contact Information

School of International Education

China Pharmaceutical University

# 639 Longmian Avenue, Jiangning District, Nanjing, 211198, China

Contact: Ms. ZHANG, Mr. ZHANG

Tel: +86-25-8618-5423

Email: admission@cpu.edu.cn, admission1@cpu.edu.cn

Website: international.cpu.edu.cn

https://www.facebook.com/admission.cpu

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