Shanghai Government Scholarship
In order to further the development of international student education and attract more outstanding international students to study in Shanghai, the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission established the Shanghai Government Scholarships (SGS) for International Students in 2005. It offers funds to prospective international students to pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher at institutions of higher education in Shanghai.
The scholarship is divided into three categories: Class A, Class B and Class C. Class A (Full Scholarship) offers funds to prospective students applying for graduate programs in Shanghai. It includes tuition, living expenses and Comprehensive Medical Insurance for International Students in China. Class B (Partial Scholarship) funds prospective students applying to pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher in Shanghai. The scholarship covers tuition. Class C (Excellent Student Award) aims to offer support to excellent international students currently pursuing studies at institutions of higher education in Shanghai. Recipients receive a one-off payment during the academic year.
To be eligible, applicants must:
Øbe non-Chinese citizens of good health.
Øhave obtained a master’s degree and be under the age of 40; applicants for master’s studies should have obtained a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
Øshould not be holding any other scholarship provided by Chinese government.
How to apply
You need to sign in and apply online (http://www.study-shanghai.org. The applicants must fill in and provide the following documents truly, correctly and completely (in duplicates).
Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship (print it online)
The SUS Application Form for International Students (check Download on our website) with a photograph affixed.
One photocopy of your valid passport.
A copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form(check Download on our website) .
One photocopy of your diploma and degree certificate (a notarized Chinese or English translation is demanded if the original version is in other languages). For those who are about to graduate, a certification of expected graduation is also acceptable).
One photocopy of your transcript of academic records during your Master’s study (a notarized Chinese or English translation is demanded if the original version is in other languages).
One photocopy of your HSK certificate or BCT certificate (if you have any).
Study plan or research proposal (check Download on our website), written in Chinese or English, which includes your education and work experiences, research results and a study plan.
Recommendation letters (check Download on our website) in Chinese or English from two professors or associate professors.
NOTE: All the documents should be bound together on top left corner. You should submit TWO sets of bound documents to our university by posting or friend’s hand-in during January 1 to March 31 every year. A valid e-mail address is required for good contact. The application materials will not be returned in any case.
International Students Office
The School of International Cultural Exchange
Shanghai University of Sport
300, Heng Ren Rd., Shanghai, China
Post Code 200438