2016/17 UNESCO-PRC Joint Scholarships for International Students


The Government of the People’s Republic of China has placed at the disposal of UNESCO for the academic year 2016-2017 in the UNESCO-PRC Joint Scholarships. The scholarship is under the co-sponsorship of UNESCO and provides 75 fellowships for advanced studies at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

These fellowships are for the benefit of developing Member States in Africa, Asia–Pacific, Latin America, Europe and North America and Arab region.

The fellowships, which can be held at a selected number of Chinese universities, are for a duration of one year. These fellowships, are in most cases to be conducted in English. In exceptional cases, candidates may be required to study Chinese language before taking up research/study in their fields of interest.

The application procedure can be found here while the list of approved courses can be found here


  1. Greetings
    I am from Mali, West African and saharan country. I am agronomist and would like to study Agricultural entrepreneurship. My dream is to teach in university before getting retirement. I am 45 years old.
    Please it exist any opportunity to have scholarship free I will be glad to have more information.
    Hope that someone will give me details information I thanks you for your help

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