Unveiling Opportunities: SCUT Chinese Government Scholarship for International Students in China

Unlock your potential with the Chinese Government Scholarship offered by the South China University of Technology (SCUT), welcoming applications from non-Chinese nationals eager to pursue Master’s or Doctorate degrees in China.

Situated at the forefront of academia, SCUT stands as one of China’s premier universities, operating under the auspices of the State Ministry of Education. Renowned for its multidisciplinary approach, SCUT offers a diverse array of programs spanning arts, sciences, social sciences, and business management.

Scholarship Overview:

  • University: South China University of Technology
  • Course Levels: Master’s or Doctorate degree programs
  • Scholarship Award: Total RMB 6,500
  • Access Mode: Online Application
  • Number of Awards: 70
  • Nationality: Non-Chinese nationals
  • Location: China
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
  • Language of Instruction: English

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Citizenship: Open to non-Chinese nationals
  • Education Background and Age Limit:
    • Master’s degree applicants: Bachelor’s degree holders under the age of 35
    • Doctorate degree applicants: Master’s degree holders under the age of 40
  • Language Proficiency: English language proficiency required for non-English speaking countries (TOEFL IBT 80 or above, IELTS 6.0 or above)

Application Process:

  1. Step 1: Apply through the Chinese Government Scholarship website ( and download the application form.
  2. Step 2: Submit an application through the SCUT online application system ( and contact potential supervisors.
  3. Submit supporting documents including passport details, academic transcripts, study or research plan, recommendation letters, pre-acceptance letter from supervisor, physical examination form, and language certificate.


  • Exemption from registration fees, tuition, and accommodation fees
  • Monthly living allowance:
    • Master’s degree students: RMB 3,000
    • Doctorate degree students: RMB 3,500
  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage for international students in China

Seize this opportunity to pursue your academic aspirations and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of China. Apply now and embark on a transformative journey with SCUT!

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