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The 2019 “Study in Hefei” Government funding for International Students in China

Government funding for International Students in Hefei China 2020

International students are warmly welcomed to study in Hefei. Hefei has officially started the application accepting procedures for the ‘Study in Hefei Scholarship’ by Hefei Municipal People’s Government.

The program is open to all foreign students who are non-Chinese citizens and are from the countries along the Belt and the Road or from the cities that have entered into a partnership relation with Hefei.

Since 1945, Hefei is provincial capital and largest city of the Anhui in Eastern China. It plays an important role in scientific research in China. It is the economic, political, and cultural centre of Anhui. To study at the university in Hefei, you have to speak English.

Application Deadline: Type A and C – August 24, 2019, and Type B – September 30th, 2019

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Hefei Education Bureau and Foreign Affairs Office of Hefei Municipal People’s Government
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: College preparatory course, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate study
  • Award: Each winner will get as – 40,000 yuan for Type A students, 30,000 yuan for Type B students, and 40,000 yuan for Type C students
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Nationality: International Students (Non-Chines Citizens)
  • The award can be taken in China

Eligibility

    • Eligible Countries: Students from all nationalities who are non-Chinese citizen are eligible to submit an application for the opportunity
    • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university
    • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following:
    • International students in good health, friendly to China, who know some Chinese, but who have already enjoyed other programmes offered by the Chinese side will not be included in the list of candidates for the opportunity
    • Applicants should not have Chinese citizenship and must be from the countries along the Belt and the Road, or from the cities that have entered into a friendship or partnership relation with Hefei.
    • Applicants must be international students who study or will study at a Hefei-based institution of higher learning or a high school of Hefei.
    • For a college preparatory course: Students should have completed a senior high school education or above and got a pre-admission notice from the admitting undergraduate college, and usually, the age of them at admission should not be over 23 years;
  • For a bachelor’s degree study: Students must have graduated from a senior high school or above, in principle, the age of them at admission should not be over 25 years, and their Chinese proficiency should reach HSK 4 or above;
  • For a master’s degree study: Students should have obtained a bachelor’s degree or an approved equivalent qualification, and their Chinese proficiency should reach HSK 5 or above;
  • For a doctorate study: Students should have obtained a master’s degree or an approved equivalent qualification, and their Chinese proficiency should reach HSK 5 or above.
  • For junior high school study: Students should have finished at least five years of fundamental education, and in general, they should not be over 16 years; students who apply for senior high school study should have finished at least eight years of fundamental education, and they should not be over 18 years.
  • International students who have been already awarded other programmes in China are not eligible to apply
  • Both or either of the parents of the applicant for the opportunity Type B are/is not employed in China.
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How to Apply

The application period is usually in spring and summer every year, subject to the announcement of the year.

How to Apply:

International students who intend to apply for the opportunity are required to submit a well-prepared ‘Study in Hefei’ application Form and other materials required.

(I) Application channels and period

  1. Hefei Education Bureau and Foreign Affairs Office of Hefei Municipal People’s Government will communicate with the countries along the Belt and the Road, and the international friendship and partnership cities of Hefei, and will jointly issue an invitation for application.
  2. Students from the above-mentioned regions may apply for Scholarship Type A directly to Hefei-based universities designated to accept international “Study in Hefei” Scholarship students;
  • The universities will collect and submit the applications to the Foreign Affairs Office of Hefei Municipal People’s Government.
  • Students may apply for Scholarship Type B to Hefei Education Bureau and apply for Scholarship Type C to the Foreign Affairs Office of Hefei Municipal People’s Government.

(II) Schools accepting applications

    • Type A: Applicants should apply first for admission to a Hefei-based university that accepts Scholarship students. For detailed information about majors, courses and requirements for admission application, directly contact the university.
    • Type B: Applicants may consult Hefei Education Bureau for the list of the high schools that accept international students.
  • Type C: Applicants may directly apply to the Foreign Affairs Office of Hefei Municipal People’s Government.

Application Forms

  • “Study in Hefei” Government application Form A
  • “Study in Hefei” Government application Form B 
  • “Study in Hefei” Government application Form C 

Supporting Documents:

  • Type A: A photocopy of passport, a visa photocopy of the student who is studying in China, the highest education background certificate, a letter of recommendation, a study or research plan in China if applying for a master’s degree or above, a Foreigner Physical Examination Form,
  • Type B: a photocopy of passport, a visa photocopy of the student who is studying in China, the highest education background certificate (or a pre-graduation proof) and academic records, a letter of recommendation, a health certificate (bill of health), a letter of authorization to the guardian in China, a letter of guarantee from the guardian in China,
  • Type C: A photocopy of passport, a letter of recommendation issued by the city government of the international friendship or partnership city of Hefei, a Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
  • Acceptance and letter of acceptance
  • Visa application and school enrollment in China
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Language Requirement:

To study at the university in Hefei, you have to speak English.

  • Type A: applicant’s Chinese Proficiency Certificate (HSK) required
  • Type B: applicant’s Chinese Proficiency Certificate (HSK) and/or English Proficiency Certificate (if any) required
  • Type C: None

Benefits

The program will provide awards into three types according to different applicants.

Type A:

  • Type A is for outstanding international students who come to Hefei for a college preparatory course, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate study.
  • The offer is 40,000 yuan per person per year and will last for no more than four years (for medical students, no more than five years).
  • The grant is for paying tuition, accommodation, living expenses and comprehensive medical insurance.

Type B:

  • Type B is for outstanding international students who come to Hefei for high school education.
  • The offer is 30,000 yuan per person per year and will last for no more than three years.
  • The grant is for paying tuition, accommodation, living expenses and comprehensive medical insurance.

Type C:

  • Type C is for interns officially dispatched from the international friendship or partnership cities of Hefei who came to Hefei for non-degree study.
  • The offer is 40,000 yuan per person per year or 20,000 yuan per person per semester and will last for no more than one year.
  • The grant is for paying tuition, accommodation, living expenses and comprehensive medical insurance.

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