2023 Admissions Opened. Applicants considering Fall and Spring Semesters should submit their applications now. Create an Account on the site and our team will be in touch.

The MOFCOM Scholarships are Higher Education Programs sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of China. This institution started the MOFCOM Scholarship to enhance education, skills of top business and government officials from the recipient countries. The Scholarship povides Post Graduate degrees including two-year master Degree programs and doctoral programs. The prime objective is to educate a upgrade the skills of top Managers holding positions of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture and health, building intellectual capacity and enhance producivity for receipeint countries.

All programs are english taught and admission requirements states that applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree, relevant working experiences, and above all be in good health at the time of application. Over the recent past, this has enhanced cooperation at government level between Chinese and receipient countries

Where & When to Apply

The Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office (ECCO) of the Chinese Embassy in your country will be open for application until 31st May 2020.

Eligibility For Chinese MOFCOM Scholarship

There are qualifications that international students must meet to secure a scholarship for their study in China. Applicants should pay very close attention to deadlines and documents required and make sure they are properly submitted. China Scholar has a team of advisors who review applicants’ materials before submission. There are notification and email systems that help applicants as well

  • be a citizen of a developing country other than the People’s Republic of China, and under the age of 45
  • with at least three years’  working experience;

  • be a bachelor’s degree holder when applying for master’s program & be a master’s degree holder when applying for doctoral program;

  • Should have secured an admission with a Chinese University that’s under the CSC Scholarship scheme
  • Applicants must be fit an healthy to study in China

Documents Required - MOFCOM Scholarship

There are specific documents that are required for the Chinese Local Government Scholarship applications. Some overlaps with the university applications and applicants are required to submit copies to that effect.

  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Complete Physical Examination form certified by a recognized hospital
  • Study Plan for your Degree in China or Personal Statement
  • Complete CSC Scholarship form online and print out
  • Attested Certificates and photocopies
  • Photocopy of academic transcripts;
  •  A Study Plan or Research Proposal, plus a resume including the educational background and working experience after high school;

Scholarship to Application Process

Scholarship & Funding Evaluation

Our clients are taken through a very through checklist to identify the best Scholarship they qualify for. In some instances, we help apply multiple scholarships for your study in China. With very simple information, we are able to score your success rates and design the right strategies to secure the best scholarship

Submit Online Application.

The next step will be to assist you prepare all the application materials, review them and make necessary corrections. We then help applicants create an account and make a compeling case why they need the scholaship. There simple standards applications must meet and we also submit the hard copies of the documents

Scholarship Decisions

After the submision, we wait for the decisions from the scholarship authorities and also liase with the host university to ensure no information slips through the cracks. There should be followups and also answering questions that the scholarship council may have. Without delay, offer letters will be posted.

Gov't Scholarship Benefits

The Chinese Local Government Scholarship also is known as Municipal Scholarship, varies from one university to another, but the average benefits are seen below. Always note this scholarship does not cover accommodation and rental expenses

  • Students are exempt from tuition fee, teaching material fee, research and survey fee, allowance of English-taught program, dissertation guidance fee;

  • Free on-campus accommodation;

  •  Monthly stipend: 36000RMB per year per master student, 42000RMB per year per PhD student;

  • One-off resettlement fee: 3000RMB per person;

  • Free medical insurance for international students;

  • One-time round-trip international airfare for all the students (First time fly to China after enrollment, and Fly back to home country while graduation), and a maximum of “n-1” (“n” is for the length of schooling year which is set while the student was enrolled by the program, “n” is less than or equal to three) round-trip international airfares for home visits (one time per year set at the end of an academic year);

  •  The annual review is compulsory for all students. Those who pass the review may continue to enjoy full scholarships in the next year.

  • Other expenses shall be managed and used by the Ministry of Commerce or the universities as a whole, and shall not be distributed to students. The Ministry of Commerce only provides students with financial assistance within their enrolled academic duration. Students who postpone their graduation will not receive the continuing sponsorship.

  • Dates:12/8/2019
  • Deadlines: 31/03/2020

Featured Scholarship Tip (Best Practice)

In order to enhance your chances of securing a scholarship to study in China, start the process earlier at least a year ahead. Research and ask enough questions. Attestation, translation and other requirements demand time. Applicants who can finish their entire process before the end of Each year January stand a better chance – Plan ahead, speak with our staff now!

Age Requirements for Application

There are specific age limits to qualifications per Chinese Local Government Scholarship Qualification standards.

  • There is an age limit for different programs – Bachelor Degree Scholarships limits the age of the applicant to 25 Years, while Master degree is 35 Years, Docorate or PhD is 40 years

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Chinese Universities that MOFCOM Government Scholarships

Here is a list Chinese universities offering Chinese MOFCOM Scholaships for Foreign Students who want to study in China. Click on the search at the end of the list to see more Universities and filter for Courses and Cities. But also note that these applicatios should be completed in your country

Northeast Forestry University

Northeast Forestry University

Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

Southwest University

Southwest University

Chongqing, Chongqing, China

Zhejiang Forestry University

Zhejiang Forestry University

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Chengdu University of Technology

Chengdu University of Technology

Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Tianjin Normal University

Tianjin Normal University

Tianjin, Tianjin, China

North Sichuan Medical College

North Sichuan Medical College

Nanchong, Sichuan, China

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Peking  University

Peking University

Beijing, Beijing, China

Nanjing University

Nanjing University

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Chengde Medical University

Chengde Medical University

Chengde, Hebei, China

Yancheng Institute of Technology

Yancheng Institute of Technology

Yancheng, Jiangsu, China

Soochow University

Soochow University

Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

China University admission

Why Use our Services

Our Services deliver a comprehensive combination of services that gets you ahead of your peers in life. You get comprehensive support and systems put in place to ease the stress of studying in China.

We help you clarify whats relevant in terms of personal growth. You will spend time with our team to do some personal reflection, knowing who you are and your goals set side by side.

You get a comprehensive admission service and also develop your career goals while in China. Our large network of companies provides opportunities you will never find else where.