Application Guide to Fujian Provincial Government Scholarships for 2022

I. Introduction

In 2012, in an effort to further strengthen the educational exchange and cooperation between Fujian Province and the rest of the world, and to promote healthy development of the education for international students, Fujian provincial government set up scholarships for international students studying in degree programs.

Xiamen University (XMU), founded in 1921 by renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee, is a comprehensive institution of higher education directly affiliated with China’s Ministry of Education. In 2017, XMU was included in the list of Type A universities designated by the Chinese Government to achieve world-class standing. The University was placed among the world’s top 400 institutions in various authoritative world university rankings, such as THE, QS, US News and ARWU.

Currently, the University has a total enrollment of approximately 40,000 students, including 20,651 in bachelor’s degree programs, 16,712 in master’s degree programs and 4,737 in doctoral degree programs, with 1,208 international students in degree programs. Students enjoy a world-class intellectual environment on a campus nestled snugly between the hills and the sea and known for its top-notch faculty and first-class facilities. They form a vibrant and essential part of the XMU community.

Over the years, XMU has forged partnerships with more than 250 higher-learning institutions in the U.K., the U.S., Japan, France, Russia and engaged in substantive cooperation with 50 of the world’s top 200 universities. Moreover, the University operates 14 Confucius Institutes in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In February 2016, Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) welcomed its first cohort of students. As one of the nation’s leading institutions of higher education, XMU is committed to developing the intellectual and personal strengths of its students.

II. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.

2. Educational background and age limits (as of September 1, 2022):

(1) Bachelor's programs: hold a high school diploma or above and be under the age of 30;

(2) Master's programs: hold a bachelor's degree or above and be under the age of 35;

(3) Doctoral programs: hold a master's degree or above and be under the age of 40.

3.Chinese level equivalent to HSK band 3 or above.

III. Academic Programs

Application Guide to Bachelor's Programs for 2022:

Chinese-Medium Bachelor's Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/Chinese_Medium_Bachelor_s.htm

English-Medium Bachelor's Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/English_Medium_Bachelor_s.htm

Application Guide to Master's Programs for 2022:

Chinese-Medium Master's Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/Chinese_Medium_Master_s.htm

English-Medium Master's Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/English_Medium_Master_s.htm

Application Guide to Doctoral Programs for 2022:

Chinese-Medium Doctoral Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/Chinese_Medium_Doctoral.htm

English-Medium Doctoral Programs

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Programs/English_Medium_Doctoral.htm

IV. Scholarships Quota (New students): About 20. To be determined.


V. Scholarships Coverage and Duration

1. Standard of scholarships: RMB 30,000/year for bachelor's programs; RMB 40,000/year for master's programs; RMB 50,000/year for doctoral programs.

2. Distribution of scholarships: Scholarships awardees of the 2022 cohort need to first complete registration as a self-supporting new student, and pay all the fees required for study within the stipulated time. The University will return the relevant fees that were originally paid by the recipients in accordance with the scholarships' content in around 2023 Spring.

3. Duration of scholarships: 1 year.

The University will select the best candidates from the pool of students who have passed the review to apply for the scholarship again in the following year. The shortlisted candidates will be submitted to the Fujian Provincial Department of Education for final approval.

VI. Application Period: January 1 to March 31, 2022.

VIII. Application Procedures

Application for the Scholarships will be considered only after the applicant has been admitted to Xiamen University.

Application Guide to Bachelor's Programs for 2022:

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Admissions/Undergraduate_Students.htm

Application Guide to Master's Programs for 2022:

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Admissions/Master_s_Students.htm

Application Guide to Doctoral Programs for 2022:

https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/Admissions/Doctoral_students.htm

Applicants shall complete online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Fujian Provincial Government Scholarships (https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/info/1141/1746.htm). The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant. There is no need to mail paper application materials.

Note:

1. Applicants are expected to submit a complete set of application materials and will be held responsible for the authenticity of their documents. Incomplete or forged application materials will be rejected.

2. Applicants are expected to keep their phones on, check their email and online application account regularly as XMU's Admissions Office will contact them when necessary.

IX. Selection and Notification

Applications for the scholarships will be evaluated on a competitive basis through an open, fair and impartial process. A comprehensive review will be conducted on applicants' academic record, language proficiency, overall merits, research achievements and their prospective supervisor's comments. The shortlisted candidates will be submitted to the Fujian Provincial Department of Education for final approval.

The final results will be published at https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn.

X. Contact Information

Add.: XMU's Admissions Office, Fujian Province, China (Postcode: 361005)

Tel: 0086 (0)592 2184792/2188375

Fax: 0086 (0)592 2180256

E-mail: admissions@xmu.edu.cn

Web: http://admissions.xmu.edu.cn

XI. More Information

1. The English version of this Guide is provided for reference and as a general guide ONLY. In case of any discrepancy between the English and Chinese versions, the Chinese version shall prevail. This Guide may not be reproduced without authorization.

2. This application guide may be adjusted by the latest notice from the competent department of scholarship or the requirements of our university. So please refer to the latest version of application guide.




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