To qualify for a Chinese Government Scholarship, one does not need to have an acceptance letter. Applications can be processed without pre-admissions letters. If one submits an application without a letter will be sent to undergo the admissions procedure. An applicant with a letter will have their application sent straight to the university for placement verification.
Other requirements for a Chinese scholarships includes the following:
The applicant should be non-Chinese student in good health.
The applicant should obey all Chinese laws and not have any kind of criminal record.
Applicants who apply for post-graduate scholarships should have completed and obtained a bachelors degree.
Applicant should be under the age of 35.
Applicants should not have any other type of Chinese Scholarship.
The following supporting documents should also be submitted with the application.
Completed Application Form for Government Scholarship.
Visa Application for Study in China (JW202).
Notarized certificate of highest education, certificate of graduation or notarized copies of degree certificate, including its English translation.
One copy of passport and digital photograph (white background).
Foreigner Physical Examination Form and Blood test report (The original copy from Chinese Embassy).
Scholarships in China especially for African students
In recent years many organizations have been formed to help developing countries advance. The best way to do this is through education. Several organizations now give students in Africa the opportunity to study abroad with the hope that some day they may turn into leaders to drive their respective countries in the right direction. Below are some scholarship programs offered by a number of organisations to help Africa develop into its true potential self.
1. UNESCO/China Scholarship for Developing Countries Students (Under/Postgraduate). The government of the People's Republic of China in conjunction the UNESCO are offering 75 fellowships for undergraduate and post-graduate students from developing countries. Students should have excellent English proficiency and should not exceed the age of 45.
2. Daff-China Scholarship Program for South African Agriculture Scholars. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in association with Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU) are offering fully-funded post-graduate scholarships to South African students to study in China. The aim of this initiative is to address the shortage of skilled individuals in the Professional Masters Program who wish to further their studies and pursue careers in Fishery Science.
3. China Government Masters Scholarships for African Students – Fully-Funded. The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission so that students my study in China. The scholarships have been made a possibility through the departments of Human Resources, Science and Technology. The Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission has the responsibility to ensure the coordination of AU programmes in education and human resource development; science, technology and innovation; and youth empowerment. Applicants should be fluent in English and younger than 32.