The Beijing Government Scholarship (BGS) was established by Beijing Municipal Government, aiming to provide tuition fees fully or partially to the international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing. Its administrative office is the International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Beijing Municipal Commission of Educations, which is in charge of project establishment, review, acceptance and daily management of the Beijing Government Scholarship Program. The international students applying for the Beijing Government Scholarships shall normally submit relevant materials to the universities in Beijing that he/she hope to apply.
The deadline for application varies. However, typically it ranges between January and April.
The scholarship covers tuition fees only, and it falls into the following five categories:
a. Doctoral student scholarship: 40,000 RMB/person/year.
b. Master student scholarship: 30,000 RMB/person/year.
c. Undergraduate student scholarship: 20,000 RMB/person/year.
d. Senior scholars and long term language student scholarship: 10,000 RMB/person/year
e. Scholarship for exchange student (long-term or credit transferrable students) and student who make special contributions to international exchange and cooperation in the capital area: 5,000 RMB/person/year.
a. Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.
b. Applicants for doctoral degree programs must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40.
c. Applicants for master’s degree programs must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
d. Applicants for undergraduate program must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 30.
e. Applicants for general scholar program must have bachelor’s degree or completed at least two years of undergraduate studies and be under the age of 50.
f. Applicants for long term language studies must have senior high school diploma and be under the age of 60.
g. Applicants for senior scholar program must have master’s degree or above or hold academic title of associate professor or above and be under the age of 50.
h. Applicants should meet the language requirements of the higher education institutions.
i. Applicants should not be awardees of Chinese government scholarships at the same time.Eligible Regions: Open for All
The applicants must fill in and submit the following documents truly, correctly and completely:
a. Application Form for Beijing Government Scholarship (Applicants shall obtain the form from the Higher Education Institutions or download the form from the website of the targeted HEIs).
b. Notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
c. Foreigner Physical Examination Form should be provided if the duration of study is six months or above.
d. Study plan (no less than 400 words) or research plan (no less than 800 words) in Chinese or English should be submitted for degree or research students.
e. Applicants for music and art are requested to submit the applicants’ own works according to the requirements of the target HEIs.
f. Applicants under 18 should provide legal documents of their legal guardians in China.
g. Please note that application documents will NOT be returned.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017Application ClosedOfficial link