The 2014/2015 China/AUN Scholarship for ASEAN member countries’ students is now out for application. This scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate study at Chinese HEIs and the language of instruction could either be Chinese or English. For applicants who hope to take the Chinese language preparatory courses, the scholarship duration shall be extended by one year. The deadline for scholarship application is April 2014. Applicants are advised to apply to the ASEAN University Network Secretariat between January and the beginning of April.
The China/AUN Scholarship is a full scholarship program provided for ASEAN member countries by the Ministry of Education of P. R. China. MOE entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of this scholarship program.
To apply for this scholarship, applicants should meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from ASEAN member countries and be in good health.
- Applicants for master’s degree studies must have bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35
- Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have master’s degree and be under the age of 40
Fields of study
The students can pursue the courses offered at Chinese HEIs at masters and doctoral level. Note that applicants who apply for courses instructed in Chinese are required to take one-year Chinese language course prior to the academic study if their Chinese is not qualified. Only applicants who pass the examinations of the Chinese language course, would be allowed to start their major studies.
What the scholarship covers
This is a full scholarship and covers the following:
- A waiver of fee for registration, tuition, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks.
- Free on-campus dormitory accommodation.
- Monthly living allowance.
- One-off settlement subsidy.
- outpatient medical service and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China;
- One-off inter-city travel reimbursement.
How to apply
Applicants consult the AUN Secretariat for the details and requirements of AUN Program and submit the application as required. Once recommended by the AUN Secretariat, candidates shall contact the target university for Admission Letter. Recommended candidates must finish the online application procedure at CSC Online Application System for International Students. Submit the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship online and print a hard copy. A package of complete application documents must be submitted to the AUN Secretariat before the deadline. (Please check Application Documents for the detailed checklist.) CSC does not accept any individual application other than the recommended applications from the AUN Secretariat. Candidates with Admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without Admission Letter should follow CSC’s placement. Please note applicants should consult the AUN Secretariat for the instructions of CSC Online Application System for International Students and Agency Number. Clickfor more information on how to apply.
Scholarship application deadline
The deadline for scholarship application is April 2014