Fully Funded to Study in China: Chinese Government Scholarships 2019/2020 for South Africans

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2019 Chinese Government Scholarship: Chinese University Program for Non-Chinese Students at HUST- China
2018 Chinese Government Scholarship: Chinese University Program for Non-Chinese Students at HUST- China

Fully Funded to Study in China: Chinese Government Scholarships 2019/2020 for South Africans

The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions starting in the 2019/20 academic year. The Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for nominations

Application Deadline: March 15th 2019

The scholarship offers for undergraduate (Bachelors) in the identified scarce skills, postgraduate (Masters or PhD) or non-degree Chinese language studies.

Criteria and Eligibility
–    South African citizens in good health (medical check will be required for successful applicants);;
–    Strong academic record with a minimum 65% average in previous studies;
–    Availability to study in China from September 2019;
–    Demonstrated interest in China and commitment to the development of South Africa;
–    Applications in all fields of study except medicine will be considered;
–    Preference will be given to postgraduate applicants, previously disadvantaged applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a
South African university.
– Bachelor’s applicants must have HSK 5 certificate and be willing to study in Chinese.

The South African Government provides the following (subject to the availability of funds):

Compulsory orientation programme from 13-16 August 2018.

Successful scholarship applicants are to sign a contract and return to South Africa upon
completion of studies

How to apply

Complete the DHET application form and email it with all supporting documents to
Internationalscholarships@dhet.gov.za by 15 March 2019.

Applicants MUST apply to a Chinese university and submit proof of application or acceptance letter with
their application.

All PhD applicants must identify and make contact with a supervisor at their university of choice and submit proof of this engagement with application form.

Documents and links

General information on the Chinese Government Scholarship
DHET application form
Information about universities in China

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Chinese Government Scholarship 2019/2020

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