Chinese Government Scholarship-EU Program 2021, China


April 01, 2021



EU Program is a full scholarship established by MOE for candidates from EU member countries.

I <span "=""> Supporting Categories, Duration and Instruction Language

1. Supporting Category

This program supports undergraduate students, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars.

2. Duration

The scholarship covers both major study and Chinese language (preparatory study), as specified in the Admission Letter.

<span "="">Supporting Categories

<span "="">Major Study(year)

<span "="">Chinese language <span "="">(<span "="">preparatory Study<span "="">)(year)<span "="">

<span "="">Duration of

<span "="">Scholarship(year)<span "="">

<span "="">Undergraduate students

<span "="">4-5

<span "="">1- 2

<span "="">4-7

<span "="">Master’s students

<span "="">2-3

<span "="">1-2

<span "="">2-5

<span "="">Doctoral students

<span "="">3-4

<span "="">1-2

<span "="">3-6

<span "="">General scholars

<span "="">up to 1

<span "="">up to 1

<span "="">Up to 2

<span "="">Senior scholars

<span "="">up to 1

<span "="">up to 1

<span "="">Up to 2

3. Language Instruction

Undergraduate scholarship recipients must register for Chinese-taught credit courses. Graduate and non-degree scholarship students can register for either the Chinese-taught program or the English-taught program if applicable. Program Search (By visiting or can help you find the program and university you're interested in.

All applicants are requested to provide their language proficiency certificates for the scholarship applications. Applicants for Chinese-taught programs must provide a valid Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) certificate. Undergraduate or non-degree (general scholar & senior scholar) candidates should have achieved HSK Level III or above; Postgraduate candidates should have achieved HSK Level IV or above. Applicants for English-taught programs should provide valid English Proficiency Test (IELTS or TOFEL) certificates.

II<span "="">  Scholarship Coverage

The EU Program provides a full scholarship of tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance. Please refer to Introduction to CGS-Coverage and Standard for details of each item.

III<span "="">  Where and When to Apply

Where to Apply

You should apply to the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European Union.

    When to Apply

You need to apply between early January and early April. Please consult the Office for Education and Culture, Mission of P. R. China to the European union (referred to as the EU office) for the specific deadline of each year.

IV<span "="">  Eligibility

1. Applicants must be a citizen of an EU member country, and be in good health.

2. The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

  •     be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;
  •     be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of35 when applying for the master’s programs;
  •     be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for the doctoral programs;
  •     be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher) when applying for the general scholar programs;
  •     be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for the senior scholar programs.

V<span "="">  Application Procedure

Step 1 - Apply to the EU office for CGS opportunity.

Step 2 - Apply to your target university for the Pre-admission Letter once recommended by the dispatching authorities as an eligible candidate (you will receive an Award Letter for CGS Candidate).

Step 3 - Complete the online application procedure at CGS Information Management System for International Students , submit online the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship, and print a hard copy. Please consult the EU office for Instructions of CGS Information Management System for International Students and Agency Number.

Step 4 - Submit all your application documents to the EU office before the deadline.


Only applications of recommended candidates from the EU office will be considered. Candidates holding the Pre-admission Letter will be placed in the host university; those without the Pre-admission Letter should accept CSC’s placement of university.

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Publish Date
January 31, 2021
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