2013 Scholarship for Developing countries : Beijing Government Scholarships
Overview of Scholarships
The Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS) was established by the Beijing Municipal Government, to provide tuition fully or partially foreign students studying or applying to study in Beijing. Its administrative headquarters is the International Cooperation and Exchange Office Beijing Municipal Commission of Educations, who is in charge of the implementation of the project, review, acceptance and daily management of the Fellowship Programme of the Government of Beijing . International students who apply for scholarships of the Beijing government must normally submit relevant documents to the universities in Beijing that he / she wishes to apply by the end of February each year.
2013 Scholarship for Developing countries : Host school (s)
Institutions and specialties of Chinese institutions of higher education in the Beijing area.
Area (s) of study
Specialties can be chosen from Chinese institutions of higher education in the Beijing area.
What the scholarship covers?
The Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship for foreign students only covers tuition. Depending on the status of the applicants, the provision for scholarship students can be classified into five categories:
40,000 RMB / year for a PhD
30,000 RMB / year for a master
20,000 RMB / year / for a Bachelor
10,000 RMB / year for training primary or long-term language program
5000 RMB / year for exchange students or students with outstanding contribution to international education in Beijing.
How many scholarships are awarded?
Which countries are targeted?
Am I eligible?
Applicants must be non-Chinese nationals in good health.
Level of education and age limit
Applicants for undergraduate studies in Beijing must have completed upper secondary school with good grades and be under the age of 30 years. Candidates for graduate studies in Beijing must hold a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35 years. Applicants for doctoral studies in Beijing must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40 years.
Applicants for graduate studies must have an undergraduate degree or be in the second year of a university degree and be under the age of 50 years. Candidates for the study of languages in the long term must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 60 years.
Visit to Beijing scholar candidates must have a master’s or more, or hold academic titles of associate professor or higher and be under the age of 50 years.
Language requirement of the applicant authority, is based on the requirement of the curriculum and determined by the individual higher education institution.
The applicant receives financial support from other Chinese government scholarship programs or organizations / institutions are not eligible for the Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship for foreign students.
How do I apply – Next Steps
Applicants submitting documents (please see below) in the office of the Chinese government in charge of sending foreign students in China, the relevant departments in the applicants country of origin, or Chinese diplomatic missions or embassies in the countries of origin of applicants.
Candidates can register via the web with the Education Commission http://www.bjedu.gov.cn Beijing.
Applicants may submit documents to Chinese institutions in Beijing directly.
Applications (in English or Chinese)
Application Form Scholarship Beijing municipal government (can be collected from institutions in Beijing or downloaded from the school website)
Highest diploma and transcripts (notarized photocopy).
Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (printed by Chinese quarantine authority and only for those whose period of studies in China is six months or more).
Applicants for study diploma or specialized research must submit a plan of study (no more than 400 words) or a research plan (no more than 800 words).
Candidates for the arts and fine music are invited to submit personal works.
Applicants under 18 must present the legal documents of their legal guardians in China.
Before the end of February
How can I get more information on the 2013 Scholarship for Developing countries :
Beijing Municipal Commission of Education website: http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/Study/Scholarships/