Call for Application of Marine Scholarship of China 2018


Deadline:

April 15, 2018


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Call for Application of 2018 Marine Scholarship of China

The Marine Scholarship of China for the year 2018 is now open for application. The Marine Scholarship of China is jointly initiated by the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) and the Ministry of Education of China (MOE) for the purpose of providing financial support to outstanding students from the coastal countries or regions around the South China Sea, the Pacific and the Indian Oceans and African developing countries to study in China for a master’s or doctoral degree in oceanography or other related specialties. Tongji University is among the 4 participating universities for this program, with 31 students have been enrolled so far.

Eligibility

  • The applicant should be a citizen of non-Chinese nationality in good health, from a coastal/island country of South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific and its surround island countries, or an African developing country.
  • The applicant for master’s degree studies is required to have a bachelor’s degree of related fields and be usually under the age of 40.
  • The applicant for doctoral degree studies is required to have a master’s degree of related fields and be usually under the age of 45. 

Majors

Marine affairs related majors, including but not limited to:

  • School of Ocean and Earth Science
  • School of Environmental Science and Engineering
  • UN Environment-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • College of Electronics and Information Engineering,
  • School of Law

According to different education scheme for different degree programs, the duration for a master degree program is 2 to 3 years, the duration for a doctoral degree program is 4 years.

Scholarship and Fees

  • The duration for a master degree program is 2 to 3 years with scholarship support of 2 to 3 years, and for a doctoral degree program 4 years with scholarship support of 4 years.

Please notice that: *The longest period of Marine Scholarship of China support will not exceed 4 years. *Applicant of Chinese-taught master degree program can apply for 1 year Chinese language training courses, and the Scholarship will extend 1 more year accordingly if approved.

  • Scholarship owners enjoy free tuition fee and other material fees, and will be provided with free accommodation and necessary medical services. Living allowances for the students are 3,000 RMB per month for master students, and 3,500 RMB per month for doctoral students (the same standard with other Chinese Government Scholarship.) 

Enrollment Procedures

Applicants should finish the online application through the website of China Scholarship Council (CSC) with required information filled, and finish the online application at Online Application System of Tongji University.

  • CSC Online Application System
  • Tongji University Online Application For International Students system (Free of application fees for Chinese Government Scholarships)

Please notice: 

  1. All hard copies of materials listed in the Appendix below shall be sent to School of Ocean and Earth Science, Tongji University following the address below. And all the electronic copies of application materials listed in the Appendix shall be sent to the email address below.
  2. Please make sure you have received admission from your future advisor and know what major you will be taking before applying.
  3. Please check your contact email and online application account regularly. 

Review and result

Applications will be given priority if related working experiences are included, or are recommended by senior professors or experts of relevant fields. An expert panel review will be organized by Tongji University to make a nominee list based on the applicant’s educational background, academic capability, research achievements, opinion from supervisor and related working experience, and the list will be reported to the State Oceanographic Administration of China and China Scholarship Council for final approval. Final results of the Scholarship will be released around July 2018. The Admission Notice and Visa Application Form (JW201) will be sent out to the awardees as soon as possible. 

Application Materials for Marine Scholarship of China (in duplicate)

  • Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (to be filled in Chinese or English)

An applicant is supposed to log on to CSC’s online application system, fill in all the necessary information and then print 2 copies of the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship which will be automatically generated after successful submission with signature. 

  • Application Form for International Students from the Online Application and Payment System of Tongji University 
  • Notarized highest degree certificate

Certificates in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translation in Chinese or English. Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of student status by their current school.

  • Grade reports (original copy with all courses included)

Grade reports in languages other than Chinese or English must be accompanied by notarized translations in Chinese or English. 

  • The applicant’s study or research plan in China (in Chinese or English).
  • Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English from Professors or Associate Professors. 
  • Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (downloadable from CSC’s website) completed in Chinese or English.

The applicant shall take all the examination as required by the Form. Leaving a blank or absence of signature of the doctor or seal of the hospital will make the form invalid. 

  • copy of passport
  • Personal statement and CV
  • Admission Letter from advisor
  • Other proofs of academic achievements if any
  • Applicants with valid HSK Certificate should enclose it in the application package. 

Please notice: 

  1. All hard copies of materials listed in the Appendix shall be sent in duplicate to the contact person. And all the electronic copies of application materials listed in the Appendix shall be mailed to the email address of the contact person.
  2. Please make sure you have received admission from your advisor and know what major you will be taking before applying.
  3. Please check your contact email and online application account regularly. 

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