31 March 2020.


Beijing, China.

(Fully Funded)


Scholarships for International Graduate Students at Tsinghua University:

Tsinghua University mainly offers two kinds of scholarships to incoming full-time international graduate students: Chinese Government Scholarship and Tuition Scholarships.

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Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute (TBSI) is jointly established in 2014 by the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and the Tsinghua University, with the full support of Shenzhen Municipal Government, on the initiative of building a bridge across disciplines, cultures and countries, academia and industry, and an unprecedented platform for international collaboration, fostering future entrepreneurs and leaders in science and technology.

Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) is open to international applicants of full-time graduate programs. The Full CGS covers tuition fees, living allowance, on-campus accommodation, and comprehensive medical insurance.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

For Master’s Programs:

  • Master’s Program in Advanced Computing.
  • International Master of Engineering Management (iMEM) Program.
  • Master’s Program in Global Manufacturing.
  • Master’s Program in Architecture.
  • Master’s Program in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Master’s Program in Environmental Science,  Engineering and Management.
  • Master’s Program in International Construction and Project Management.
  • Master’s Program in Hydraulic Engineering.
  • International Master ‘s Program in Nuclear Engineering and Management.
  • Tsinghua-MIT Global MBA Program.
  • Master of Public Administration in International Development (MID) Program.
  • International Master of Public Administration (IMPA) Program.
  • Master’s Program in Chinese Law.
  • Master’s Program in Global Business Journalism.
  • Master’s Program in Chinese Politics, Foreign Policy and International Relations.
  • Master’s Program in Educational Governance and Innovation.
  • International Master of Public Health (IMPH) Program.
  •  Master of Social Work.
  • Schwarzman Scholars Program.

For Phd’s Programs:

  • Doctoral Program in Hydraulic  Engineering.
  • Doctoral Program in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Doctoral Program in Computer Science and Technology.
  • Doctoral Program in Mathematics.
  • Doctoral Program in Environmental Science and New Energy Technology.
  • Doctoral Program in Environmental Science, Engineering and Management.
  • Doctoral Program in Data Science and Information Technology.
  • Doctoral Program in Precision Medicine and Healthcare.

For more Specializations: Here.

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

This scholarship only supports master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • A Master’s Degree program applicant should have a Bachelor’s Degree or a degree equivalent to a Chinese Bachelor’s degree (or above).
  • A Doctoral Degree program applicant should have a Master’s Degree or a degree equivalent to a Chinese Master’s degree (or above);
  • Applicants should have applied for 2018 full-time international graduate programs at Tsinghua University and have been pre-admitted by the target dept./school of Tsinghua University.
  • Applicants should be in good health and of good character, be well-behaved and be willing to abide by China’s laws and regulations, as well as Tsinghua’s rules.
  • Applicant should have a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35.
  • Applicant shoud have not applied for CGS through other channels.
  • Applicant are not offered other kinds of scholarships for study at Tsinghua University.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The Full CGS covers tuition fees, living allowance, on-campus accommodation, and comprehensive medical insurance.

How to Apply

First Step: 

Applicant must provide:

  • CV: Please state your Grade Point Average in undergraduate study and Master study.
  • Personal statement.
  • Degree certificate.
  • Academic transcript.
  • HSK certificate (Chinese Language Exam) and score report (if applicable).
  • Two academic recommendation letters from scholars who have the title of associate professor or above or senior professionals in a related academic field.
  • Passport personal information page.
  •  A Study Plan or Research Proposal This should be a minimum of 800 words for postgraduate program applicants

Second Step:

  • Go to Online Application System at: Here.
  • Create an account and complete the application form.
  • Upload the required supporting documents.
  • Pay the application fee online at the time of submission.

Third Step:

apply to Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS) with 2 main ways:

  • First, Apply for CGS through dispatching authorities for overseas study or Chinese Embassies/Consulates in the home country:

Applicant should provide Online Application Number and Letter from Tsinghua University to Chinese Embassies/Consulates in his country.

  • Second, Apply for CGS through Tsinghua University:

Applicant must provide Dept./School recommends CGS candidates to the University.

Applicant shoud pass CSC examines and approves CGS application (nominates to CSC according to its notice and requirements).

For More Information about Apply: Here.

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