15 March 2020



(Fully Funded)


2020 Chinese Government Scholarship-Nanjing University Program

Chinese Government Scholarship is a scholarship set up by the Chinese government to facilitate students and scholars from all over the world to conduct their study and research at Chinese universities. The scholarship aims to increase the mutual understanding and friendship,to develop the communication and cooperation between China and the rest of the world in the field of education, technology, culture and economics.

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Nanjing University is one of the top-ranked and famous public Universities in Nanjing. Candidates those are willing to pursue their Ph.D. degree program from Nanjing University that too fully funded are encouraged to apply for this scholarship program.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Philosophy
  • Business
  • Law
  • Government
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Liberal Arts
  • Foreign Studies
  • History
  • Journalism and Communication
  • Education
  • International Relations
  • Information Management
  • Fine Arts
  • Marxism
  • Management and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Electronic Science and Engineering
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Environment
  • Astronomy and Space Science
  • Geography and Marine Science
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth Sciences and Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Software
  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Medical School
  • Architecture and Urban Planning

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Required Languages

Chinese, English.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

The duration of the Ph.D.’s degree program is 4 years.

  • The school year starts at the beginning of September, 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  1. Students from all around the world are eligible to apply for the  Nanjing Scholarship 2020.
  2. Students should be healthy both physically and mentally.
  3. Chinese nationals are not eligible for this scholarship program.
  4. For the graduates to obtain their degrees in 2020, they should submit a pre-graduation certificate to guarantee that they have the competence to complete their study and acquire the degree by July of 2020.
  5. Academic Background and age limit: Applicants for a PhD degree must have acquired their master degrees, and should not be older than 40.
  6. Language requirements

Admission requirement:Science: new HSK level 4; Liberal Arts: new HSK level5.Graduation requirement:

Science: new HSK level 5; Liberal Arts: new HSK level6.


Admission requirement: IELTS 6.5/TOEFL 90

Graduation requirement: new HSK level 3

According to the regulations of Chinese Scholarship Council, all the scholarship students should take part in the annual assessment and evaluation of the scholarship qualification. The time for assessment and evaluation is from March to May every year. After the assessment, those who are qualified can keep their scholarships; whereas those who are not will have their scholarships suspended or even cancelled.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

All expenses of the scholars will be covered by the host organization

  • No application fee will be charged while applying.
  • Full tuition fees will be paid.
  • Free accommodation in campus.
  • Medical insurance during the program will be covered.
  • Monthly stipend for Doctoral degree: 3,500 RMB/Month.

How to Apply

Applicants should make two online applications: one on the CSC website and the other at NJU’s China International Student Service System, and then post a hard copy of their application materials to the Institute for International Students, NJU.

First Step: 

  • Register and apply at the CSC website . After filling in the online application form (for Agency No., please fill in “10284”; for Programme Type, please choose “B”), please click the“submit” button and print out the application form.

Second Step:  

  • Register and apply at NJU’s China International Student Service System . After filling in the online application form (for the programme type, please choose “CSC Scholarship”), please click the “submit” button, print out the application form, and sign on it.

 Third Step:

Post a hard copy of the following documents to the scholarship coordinator (address below) of Nanjing University before the deadline.

  1. Printed CSC Scholarship Application Form;
  2. Printed Application Form for Foreign Students to NJU with a signature;
  3. Two original copies of the academic transcripts;
  4. Two copies  of the certificate of your highest diploma;
  5. Two recommendation letters from the professors of the school you last attended;
  6. Copy of the new HSK test certificate (for the Chinese-taught programs) or IELTS/TOEFL test result (for the English-taught programs);
  7. Detailed proposal for study and research in China;
  8. List of papers published in professional or scientific journals & copies of representative papers or abstracts of articles (no more than 3 copies);
  9. Copy of the physical examination report (南京大学外国人体格检查记录.doc);
  10. Copy of the first page of your passport;
  11. Applicants for the PhD programs also need to supply the abstract of their master-program’s graduation dissertation.

We suggest you use DHL, FedEx or UPS to post your application materials from abroad. If you chose any other express companies, including EMS, there would be a very high possibility that your documents couldn’t be received.


RM. 514 Zeng Xianzi Building, 18 Jinyin Street, Nanjing 210008, China 

Notification of accepted applicants will be posted on the official website of the Institute for International Students

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This Scholarship Published by:
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