Fully Funded Shanghai Government Scholarship 2021

Fully Funded Shanghai Government Scholarship 2021

Wish to study abroad? Applications are open for Shanghai Government Scholarships for the academic year 2021. The scholarships are offered for bachelor’s, master and doctoral degree programs for international students. The scholarships are fully funded, and international students from all countries can apply for a full-time degree program.

It is one of the scholarships offering the largest number of awards for international students. A nominal application must be paid during the application process; the application fee is non-refundable. IELTS or other English language proficiency tests are not mandatory. Applicants can apply from a wide range of fields as the Shanghai government scholarship offers almost all the academic fields and majors.

There are two types of scholarships offered, type A and type B. The first one offers more benefits than type B, so before you apply, go through the detailed information of each type, including their requirements and what they are offering. China is known for offering a vast number of scholarships each year and welcomes thousands of international students.

The duration of the scholarship is almost similar to the duration of a specific degree program. The duration of the scholarship for the bachelor program is 4 years, while for the master’s scholarship, the duration is 2 years and for PhD, it is 3 to 4 years maximum. If you want to apply for this scholarship program, make sure to read till the end so you don’t miss out any detail.

Here are more details about the Fully Funded Shanghai Government Scholarship

Fields Available

  • Advanced International and Area Studies
  • Business, Economy, Management Administration
  • Biology
  • Communication
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Design
  • Estuary and Coastal Research
  • Ecological and Environmental Science
  • Education Science
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Languages
  • Finance and Statics
  • Geographic Science
  • History
  • International Chinese Studies
  • Key Laboratory of Precision Spectroscopy
  • Molecular Engineering
  • Physical Education and Health
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology and Cognitive Science
  • Politics
  • Social Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Teacher Education
  • Urban and Regional Science

Deadline is May 15, 2021

  • Country: China
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline:: May 15, 2021

Eligibility Criteria :

Applicants must be non-Chinese international students.

They must be physically and mentally healthy.

Applicants applying for an undergraduate program must hold a high school diploma.

They must be under 25 years.

Applicants who want to apply for the master’s degree program must submit a bachelor’s degree certificate and PhD applicants shall hold a bachelor’s and master’s degree.

Students who want to apply for bachelor’s program must be under the age of 35 years.

They must be able to submit all the required documents.

Benefits :

Type A

Tuition fee

Registration fee

Free medical insurance

Monthly stipend of about CNY 3500 for PhD candidates, CNY 3000 for master’s program candidates and CNY 2500 for undergraduate students.

Type B

Exemption from full tuition fee

Comprehensive medical insurance.

Other details :


Shanghai government scholarship complete application form

University application form (online)

Academic certificates

Passport (copy)

Research and study plan

Statement of purpose

Research proposal (PhD)

Two recommendation letters

Physical examination form


Proof of language proficiency

Supporting documents (if required)

No criminal activity certificate

Before applying for the scholarship program check FAQs.

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