You wish to further your education in China. Good news! Chinese University Scholarship Program is currently an ongoing application at Tianjin University. In this article, we will explain the scholarship, its worth, eligibility, and application process.
Chinese University Scholarship Program is a full scholarship funded by the Ministry of Education, P.R.C to support appointed Chinese universities to enroll exceptional international students for graduate studies in China.
Tianjin University (TJU) the first-class university in China, has been appointed to undertake this program for more than ten years since 2008. The university is the first modern institution of higher education to be founded in China- and is now a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China, one of the national Class A, Double First-Class Universities identified by the Ministry of Education.
The university was founded in 1895 as Imperial Tientsin University and later Peiyang University (or Beiyang). However, after restructuring in 1951, it was renamed Tianjin University, and became one of the largest multidisciplinary engineering universities in China, and one of the first 16 national key universities approved by the nation in 1959.
Tianjin University is now among the first group of institutions of higher learning to be included in the national “Double First Class University Plan” and former ministerial “Project 211” and “Project 985” by which it is given priority in construction.
In order to execute the 21st Century Education Revitalizing Action Plan in late 2000, the Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipality signed an agreement with the intention to build Tianjin University into a world-class university for the 21st century, which include establishing the Excellence League.
In the 2022 US News & World Report Best Global University Ranking, a number of disciplines and subjects at Tianjin University are rated in the global top 300th. Tianjin University was one of the first universities in China to explore cooperation with external organizations- and organize extensive international exchanges and cooperation, keeping close relations with most institutions of higher learning, educational institutions, and global enterprises worldwide.
Tianjin University has created cooperative relations with provinces and cities such as Hebei Province, Jilin Province, Xinjiang, Tibet, and Chongqing Municipality. The universities’ scientific and technological cooperation can be found all over the world.
The university empowers its cooperation with global industrial groups in the high-tech fields. However, Tianjin University has signed cooperation agreements with over 20 global firms, and with 80 institutions of higher learning from 28 countries, organizing academic exchanges, cooperative scientific research and joint training programs.
Tianjin University invites popular scholars and celebrities to be its honorary or guest professors. To name a few, Prof. Herbert A. Simon, Nobel Prize winner of the Psychology Department of Carnegie Mellon University; Professor Gerald Vizenor, Emeritus professor of American literature at the University of New Mexico, Dr. Yang Zhenning, famous physicist of the State University of New York.
The University has signed MoU with India’s University of Mumbai, and Malaysia’s Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. Tianjin University also cooperated with University of South Australia to build China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development at October 27, 2012.
Worth of Chinese University Scholarship Program
The Chinese University Scholarship Program cover tuition waiver and accommodation on campus, monthly living allowance, 3,000 RMB/month for Master students, 3,500 RMB/month for PhD students, and comprehensive medical insurance.
Eligibility for Chinese University Scholarship Program
- To be qualified for Chinese University Scholarship Program, you must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport. For candidates who used to be Chinese citizens but later immigrated to other countries, the conditions established by the Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China should be met.
- Each candidate applying for a Master degree should hold a Bachelor diploma and be under the age of 35.
- You must also be applying for a PhD degree and should hold a Master diploma and be under the age of 40.
- Each candidate must be of good moral character, physically and mentally healthy, and willing to comply with Chinese laws and the regulations of Tianjin University to be qualified for the scholarship.
How to Apply for Chinese University Scholarship Program
If you are interested in Chinese University Scholarship Program and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website.
Application Deadline for Chinese University Scholarship Program
The application deadline for the scholarship is April 15, 2022.
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