Scholarships Information

Scholarship ProgramTarget GroupSupporting CategoryApplication PeriodHandling Agent
Chinese Government ScholarshipsBilateral ProgramAll applicantsBachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, Long-term Visiting ProgramsJan. to Apr.Education Office of Chinese Embassy
MOFCOM ScholarshipApplicants from developing countriesEnglish-medium Master's ProgramsJan. to MayECCO of Chinese Embassy
ACYLS ScholarshipASEAN applicantsEnglish-medium Master's, Doctoral ProgramsJan. to Apr.ACYLS National Focal Points
Chinese University ProgramAll applicantsMaster's, Doctoral Programs

Feb. 1 to

 Apr. 15

XMU's Admissions Office
Marine ScholarshipApplicants from countries bordering South China Sea, PacificOcean, Indian Ocean, or developing African, American countriesMaster's, Doctoral Programs related to Oceanography
Sino-US Cultural Exchange ScholarshipAmerican applicantsBachelor's, Master's, Doctoral Programs
Confucius Institute  Headquarters ScholarshipsConfucius China Study PlanAll applicantsDoctoral, Joint Research Doctoral Programs

Nov. to Feb.

next year

Confucius Institute Headquarters
Confucius Institute ScholarshipAll applicantsMTCSOL, Long-term Chinese Language ProgramsConsult the website.
Chinese Language Teachers in South Asia ProgramIndian, Pakistani, Bengali, Sri Lankan, Nepali, Maldivian, Afghan applicantsMTCSOL, Long-term Chinese Language ProgramsConsult the website.
Fujian Provincial Government ScholarshipAll applicantsBachelor's, Master's, Doctoral Programs

Feb. 1 to

Apr. 15

XMU's Admissions Office
Xiamen Tan Kah Kee ScholarshipChinese descendant from Southeast Asia along the Maritime Silk RoadChinese-medium Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral Programs
Xiamen University ScholarshipsFor New StudentsAll applicantsBachelor's, Master's, Doctoral Programs
For Exceptional StudentsCurrent studentsBachelor's, Master's, Doctoral ProgramsMar.XMU's Overseas Students Affairs Office
Xiamen University Sustainable Coastal Development ScholarshipASEAN applicantsMaster's, Doctoral Programs related to Oceanography

Feb. 1 to

Apr. 15

XMU's Admissions Office

Note: For details, please click on each scholarship program in the above chart.

 

 

 

Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program (Full or Partial Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be American citizens in good health.

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

(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 35;

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

(4) General scholar programs: hold a high school diploma or above and be under the age of 45;

(5) Senior scholar programs: hold a master's degree or above and be under the age of 50.

3. For those who have not met the entry requirements of Chinese proficiency level and wish to take remedial Chinese courses before the major study in Chinese, they should also present the HSK certificate when applying. Applicants for programs in the humanities, economics, management, law, arts and traditional Chinese medicine need to have a Chinese proficiency certificate of HSK band 4 with a score of 180 or above; applicants for programs in sciences, engineering and medicine need to have a certificate of HSK band 3 with a score of 180 or above. Only by passing the required HSK test within the first year and meeting the entry requirements of the relevant degree programs could they then start the major study.

II. Application Procedures

1. Applicants should apply to Education Office of Chinese Embassy for scholarship opportunity.

2. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

3. Applicants should submit all of the application materials to the Education Office of Chinese Embassy before the deadline.

III. Application Period: January to April. Applicants may refer to Education Office of Chinese Embassy for specific deadline.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program

2. Application Guide to Pre-Admission Letter

3. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

MOFCOM Scholarship (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from a developing country and be in good health.

2. When applying for master's programs, applicants should hold a bachelor's degree or above and be under the age of 45 (as of September 1).

3. Incumbents with a relevant educational background or working experience to the applied program are preferred.

4. Applicants should be public officials of division level and above (or corresponding level) in government sectors, or senior management staff of organizations and enterprises, or academic backbones of universities and research institutions.

5. Applicants should be sufficient in English which meets the academic requirements of Xiamen University's English-medium programs, be equivalent to IELTS Academic 6.0 or TOEFL-iBT 80 and above level.

6. Applicants should be with the potential of professional development, and is committed to promoting the friendly exchanges and cooperation between the host country and China.

II. Application Procedures

1. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

2. Applicants should submit all of the application materials to the Economic and Commercial Counsellor's Office (ECCO) of Chinese Embassy before the deadline.

III. Application Period: January to May. Applicants may refer to the Economic and Commercial Counsellor's Office (ECCO) of Chinese Embassy for specific deadline.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to MOFCOM Scholarship, Xiamen University

2. Application Guide to MOFCOM Scholarship

3. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

ASEAN-China Young Leaders Scholarship (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from an ASEAN Member State and be in good health.

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

 (1) Master's programs: hold a bachelor's degree or above and be under the age of 45;

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

3. Applicants should be sufficient in English which meets the academic requirements of Xiamen University's English-medium programs, be equivalent to IELTS Academic 6.0 or TOEFL-iBT 80 and above level.

4. Applicants should have at least one-year work experience within government agencies, public or private institutions, universities, think-tanks or similar social agencies, and preferably has experience in China-ASEAN affairs.

II. Application Procedures

1. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

2. Applicants should submit all of the application materials to the ACYLS national focal points before the deadline.

III. Application Period: January to April. Applicants may refer to the ACYLS national focal points for specific deadline.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to ACYLS Scholarship

2. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

Chinese Government Scholarships-Chinese University Program (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

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

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

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

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

3. Applicants who apply for Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages (MTCSOL) or programs of foreign language studies are not eligible.

II. Application Procedures

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

1. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn (Program Category: Type B; Agency No. of XMU: 10384) and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

2. Applicants shall complete another online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. There is no need to mail paper application materials.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Chinese Government Scholarships-Chinese University Program

2. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

Marine Scholarship of China (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicant must be non-Chinese citizens in good health, from a coastal/island country of South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific and its surrounding island countries, or an African, American developing country.

2. Applicant must apply for the postgraduate degree program of ocean-related specialties. Applicants will be given priority if they are currently engaged in oceanographic and relevant sectors.

3. Educational background and age limits (as of September 1):

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

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

II. Application Procedures

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

1. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn (Program Category: Type B; Agency No. of XMU: 10384) and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

2. Applicants shall complete another online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. There is no need to mail paper application materials.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Marine Scholarship of China

2. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

Sino-US Cultural Exchange Degree-study Scholarship (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be American citizens in good health.

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

(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 35;

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

3. Applicants who apply for programs of foreign language studies are not eligible.

II. Application Procedures

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

1. Applicants shall complete online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn (Program Category: Type B; Agency No. of XMU: 10384) and print out the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. The Scholarships Application Form should be completed in Chinese or English and signed by the applicant.

2. Applicants shall complete another online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarships. There is no need to mail paper application materials.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: August.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Sino-U.S. Cultural Exchange Degree-study Scholarship

2. Homepage of China Scholarship Council: http://www.campuschina.org

 

 

 

Confucius China Study Plan (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

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

2. Language Proficiency Requirements:

(1) Chinese-medium Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship: HSK 4 Level with 210 scores or above.

(2) Chinese-medium Ph.D. in China Fellowship: HSK 5 Level with 210 scores or above.

(3) English-medium Fellowship: IELTS Academic 6.0 or TOEFL-iBT 80 or above.

(4) Preference will be given, other qualifications being equal, to candidates with high levels of Chinese proficiency.

II. Application Procedures

1. Applicants shall complete online application at http://ccsp.chinese.cnand upload the required documents. Xiamen University should be chosen as the host university.

2. Applicants should mail all of the application materials to the Confucius Institute Headquarters before the deadline.

III. Application Period: November to February next year.

IV. Result Release Time: July next year.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Confucius China Study Plan

2. Homepage of Confucius Institute Headquarters: http://ccsp.chinese.cn

 

 

 

Confucius Institute Scholarships (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health, with good academic performance and conduct.

2. Applicants should committed to the teaching and international promotion of the Chinese language.

3. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1). Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45.

II. Application Procedures

Applicants shall complete online application at http://cis.chinese.cnand upload the required documents. Xiamen University should be chosen as the host university.

III. Application Period

1Before April 20 (for July entry).

2Before May 20 (for September entry).

3Before September 20 (for December entry).

4Before November 20 (for March entry).

IV. Result Release Time: 3 months before enrollment.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Confucius Institute Scholarships

2. Homepage of Confucius Institute Headquarters: http://cis.chinese.cn

 

 

 

Professional Development Program for Chinese Language Teachers in South Asian Countries (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Afghanistan, and be in good health with good academic performance and conduct.

2. Applicants should committed to the teaching and international promotion of the Chinese language.

3. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 35 (as of September 1). Applicants currently working as Chinese language teachers shall not be over 45.

II. Application Procedures

Applicants shall complete online application at http://cis.chinese.cnand upload the required documents. Xiamen University should be chosen as the host university.

III. Application Period

1Before May 20 (for September entry).

2Before November 20 (for March entry).

IV. Result Release Time: 3 months before enrollment.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Confucius Institute Scholarships

2. Homepage of Confucius Institute Headquarters: http://cis.chinese.cn

 

 

 

Fujian Provincial Government Scholarships

I. Eligibility

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

2. Educational background and age limits (as of September 1, 2019):

(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.

II. Application Procedures

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

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/16898/list.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.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: November or December. 

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Fujian Provincial Government Scholarships

 

 

 

Xiamen Tan Kah Kee Scholarships

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be ethnic Chinese from countries along the Maritime Silk Road (particularly in Southeast Asia), and possess a valid foreign regular passport.

2. Applicants shall adhere to the One China Principle, be friendly to their mother country, abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese Government, and be in good health.

3. Educational background and age limits (as of September 1):

(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.

II. Application Procedures

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

Applicants shall complete online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn and upload the scan copy of Application Form for Xiamen Tan Kah Kee Scholarships and Certification of Chinese Origin (https://admissions.xmu.edu.cn/16898/list.htm). The Application Form for Xiamen Tan Kah Kee Scholarships should be completed in Chinese or English with handwritten signature from the applicant. The Certification of Chinese Origin should bear the stamp of the recommending organization and handwritten signature from the person in charge.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: July. 

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to Xiamen Tan Kah Kee Scholarships

 

 

 

XMU Scholarships for New International Students (Partial Scholarship)

I. Eligibility:

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

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

(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.

II. Application Procedures

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

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/16898/list.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.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: July. 

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Application Guide to XMU Scholarships for New International Students

 

 

 

XMU Scholarships for Exceptional Students (Lump-sum Cash Prize)

I. Eligibility:

Current full-time international degree students at XMU.

II. Scholarships Content:

Prize (first-class) is worth RMB 6,000 for bachelor's program; RMB 8,000 for master's program; RMB 10,000 for doctoral program. Prize (second-class) is worth RMB 4,000 for bachelor's program; RMB 5,000 for master's program; RMB 6,000 for doctoral program.

III. Application Period: March.

IV. Result Release Time: March.

For detailed information, please click to visit:

1. Homepage of XMU's Overseas Students Affairs Office: http://xsc.xmu.edu.cn/2988/list.htm

 

 

 

Xiamen University Sustainable Coastal Development Scholarship (Full Scholarship)

I. Eligibility

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens from an ASEAN Member State and be in good health.

2. Applicant must apply for the postgraduate degree program of ocean-related specialties.

3. Educational background and age limits (as of September 1):

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

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

II. Application Procedures

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

Applicants shall complete online application at http://application.xmu.edu.cn. There is no need to mail paper application materials.

III. Application Period: February 1-April 15.

IV. Result Release Time: July. 

For detailed information, please contact Ms. Phoebe Ye Liangying at Capacity Building Program for Sustainable Coastal Development (SCD Program), Xiamen University

Tel: 0086-(0)592-2186171

E-mail: yely@xmu.edu.cn

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