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Scholarships

I. Chinese Government Scholarships:

The Chinese government provides full or partial scholarships to international students. Full scholarships cover tuition, accommodation, food, healthcare and insurance costs. Partial scholarships cover one or several items under full scholarships.

1. University Postgraduate Programme Scholarship (full scholarship): International applicants for programmes toward a master’s degree or a PhD can apply directly to XMU’s Admissions Office between February 1 and March 31 each year.

2. Sino-US Cultural Exchange Scholarship (full scholarship): American applicants for programmes toward a master’s degree or a PhD can apply directly to XMU’s Admissions Office between February 1 and March 31 each year.

3. Chinese Government Marine Scholarship (full scholarship): The scholarship is to support outstanding students from coastal/island countries in China’s South Sea, the Pacific and Indian Oceans or developing African countries to study in China for a mater's or doctoral degree in oceanography or other related fields. Applicants who are engaged in fields related to oceanography will be given preference. Applications can be submitted directly to XMU’s Admissions Office between February 1 and May 31 each year.

4. Chinese Government Scholarships for Specific Countries (full or partial scholarships): Candidates of all categories can apply for this scholarship. They can apply through the educational office of Chinese embassy or consulate in their country between January and April each year.

5. Ministry of Commerce Scholarships (MOFCOM Scholarship) (full scholarships): The scholarship mainly sponsors talents from recipient countries to pursue their postgraduate degree education in China. Applicants can apply through the Economic and Commercial Counsellor's office (ECCO)of Chinese embassy or consulate in their country between January and April each year.

For more information, please visit the website of XMU Admissions Office at our website and the CSC website at http://www.csc.edu.cn.


II. Scholarships supported by Confucius Institute Headquarters:

1.Confucius Institute Scholarships This scholarship is administered by China’s Confucius Institute Headquarters with a view to encouraging students and Chinese language teachers from all over the world to study or do research in Chinese language and culture. The scholarship is offered to applicants for the programmes of Chinese language and Bachelor and Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Holders of this scholarship are exempted from tuition and are given subsidies for accommodation, food, medical and insurance costs. Applicants can make the application directly on the web of Confucius Institutes Headquarters (http://cis.chinese.cn) during Feb to May each year.

2. Confucius China Studies Programmes

The Plan consists of six programmes, including the Joint Ph.D. Fellowship, Ph.D. in China Fellowship, “Understanding China” Fellowship, Young Leaders Fellowship, International Conference Grant and Publication Grant. Financial support is mainly provided through the support of specific research and other projects in the designated academic areas of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The financial support of Ph.D. programmes includes: living expenses and accommodation costs (80,000RMB/per year); research funds (20,000RMB/per year); international round-trip airfare; tuition, health and accident insurance in China; group activities and culture experience events; conducting research in China by overseas supervisors of the students participating in the Joint PhD Fellowship. Applicants can submit their applications directly on the website of the Confucius Institutes Headquarters (http://ccsp.chinese.cn/ ). The deadline for online application for Ph.D. programmes is Feb 15, 2016.

For relevant applying methods, please visit the website of the Admissions Office of the university at our website.


III. Fujian Provincial Government Scholarships for International Students:

Starting in 2012, the Fujian government offers scholarships to exceptional international students in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programmes. The scholarships cover tuition and accommodation cost only for one academic year. Applicants can apply directly to XMU’s Admissions Office between February 1 and May 20 each year.

For more information on this scholarship, please visit our website.


IV. XMU Scholarships for International Students

1.XMU Scholarships for New International Students:

XMU offers scholarships to doctoral, master’s and undergraduate students. Scholarship awardees will have their tuitions covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programmes, 2-3 years for master’s programmes, 4-5 years for bachelor’s programmes). Moreover, XMU provides monthly living allowances for outstanding master’s or doctoral candidates in accordance with the standards of Chinese Government Scholarships. Applicants can apply directly to XMU admissions office between February 1 and April 30 each year.

2. XMU Scholarships for Exceptional International Students:

XMU awards scholarships to international students who have turned in an exceptional performance in their studies at XMU toward a bachelor’s or master’s or doctoral degree. This scholarship is awarded annually in April during the celebrations of Xiamen University’s anniversary.

For more information on this scholarship, please visit our website.

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