Application Guide to Xiamen University New International Students Scholarships for 2022

I. Introduction

In 2006, XMU set up its own scholarships for international students studying in degree programs. Scholarship awardees will have their tuition fees covered. Moreover, monthly living allowances will be provided to outstanding postgraduates in accordance with the standards of Chinese Government Scholarships.

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 meet the requirements of the repective programs they are applying for.

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 25;

(2) Master's programs: hold a bachelor's degree or above and be under the age of 40;

(3) Doctoral programs: hold a master's degree or above and be under the age of 45.


III. Academic Programs

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

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

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. Duration of Scholarships

1. Bachelor's programs: 4 or 5 years;

2. Master's programs: 2 or 3 years;

3. Doctoral programs: 4 years.

Note: Scholarship recipients shall participate in the annual review in accordance with the relevant management regulations of the scholarships. Those who pass the review can continue to apply for or enjoy the scholarships in the next academic year. Those who fail the review will be suspended or disqualified from the scholarships. The specific regulations and methods of the annual review shall be subject to the latest notice issued in the current year.


V. Scholarships Quota and Coverage

Program Category

Scholarship   Category

Scholarship   Coverage

Quota

Bachelor's program

Second-class

Tuition fee only.

5

Master's program

First-class

Tuition fee and living   allowance (RMB 3,000/month)

3

Second-class

Tuition fee only.

8

Doctoral program

First-class

Tuition fee and living   allowance (RMB 3,500/month)

3

Second-class

Tuition fee only.

5


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


VII.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:

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

Applicants shall complete online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Xiamen University Scholarships (https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/info/1141/1747.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.


VIII. Selection and Notification

A comprehensive review will be conducted on applicant's academic record, language proficiency, overall merits, research achievements and their prospective supervisor's comments. The shortlisted candidates will be submitted to the university authorities for final approval.

The final results will be published at https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn in mid-July.


IX. 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.  For other information, please visit:


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





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