ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The MOFCOM Scholarship was established by The Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China to boost and improve the cooperation and communication between China and other countries and to also help develop talents from developing countries.
Beginning from 2015, MOFCOM Scholarship will focus mainly on sponsoring young and middle aged talents to enrol for postgraduate studies in China with the China Scholarship Council administering the Scholarship.
Several scholarships will be awarded and the scholarship will last for a period of 2-3 years for a Masters program and 3-4 years for a PhD program.
The scholarship comes with the following benefits: 3000RMB per month for each master student, 3500RMB per month for each PhD student; medical insurance, one-time return ticket, allowance, tuition waiver and accommodation on campus.
FIELD OF STUDY
Scholarship is awarded for postgraduate courses at any of the 26 universities taking part in the program
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants should fulfill the following requirements:
- Should not be a citizen the People’s Republic of China
- Should be in good health condition
- When applying for a master’s program should be a bachelor degree holder
- When applying for a PhD program should be a master’s degree holder
- When applying should not be up to 45 years old
- Should be proficient in English or Chinese and meet the academic requirements of the program i.e IETS 6.0 or above, Chinese: HSK level 4 （score180） or above or other proof that shows your English or Chinese proficiency is sufficient.
HOW TO APPLY
When applying, the following documents are needed either in English or Chinese
Application Form for MOFCOM Scholarship (make sure you submit online and print the hard copy)
Copy of your top diploma
Copy of academic transcripts
A Study Plan or Research Proposal with at least 400 words
Copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form
Copy of English or Chinese proficiency
Copy of a passport that is valid
Steps for applying
STEP 1: Visit csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org, international students should click on Application online
STEP 2: Before clicking ‘next” to the registration page read “Tips for online application”
STEP 3: Log in with your user name and password. Click “Application Forms”and choose “MOFCOM Scholarship”.
STEP 4: Use 00010 as your Agency Number.
STEP 5: Fill all the needed information correctly and completely
STEP 6: Click “Preview” and look through your Application Form carefully before submitting it.
STEP 7: Download the application form and print two hard copies.
STEP 8: Gather other supporting document along with application documents (two sets of hardcopies) to the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office (ECCO) of the Chinese Embassy in your country
STEP 9: You can make alter your application by clicking Retrieve Application but you have to make sure to submit it again by clicking Confirmation of Submit after finishing all the changes, if not the retrieved application will not be valid and your new application will not be accepted. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply
Deadline for application April 30 2016