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Beijing Municipal Government Scholarships 2023-2024: Deadline May 30, 2023

Study in China: All about Beijing Government Scholarships

Beijing Municipal Government Scholarships 2023-2024 are offered to non-Chinese students and are a great way to study in China free of cost. These scholarships are much like CSC (China Scholarship Council) scholarships, CAS-TWAS Scholarships, or any other Chinese Scholarship; whereby the recipient’s education is funded by the Chinese government. There are few months remaining and the scholarships in China will open doors to millions of international students. Therefore, be ready, gather your documents needed to apply for the China Goverment Scholarships now.

The scholarships are providing funding to the students for the year 2023-2024. The value of the fund is about 35,000,000 Chinese yuan (about 5,000,000 USD). The highest award is 40,000 RMB (about 5,700 USD). Beijing’s government is keen on attracting more and more international students. This scholarship is a part of the numerous other initiatives that have been taken for the internationalization of Chinese education.

Beijing Government Scholarship Value/Coverage:

The scholarship by the Beijing government goes toward paying the tuition fee of the recipients. The scholarship value is divided into the following kinds based on the applicants’ level of study:

  • 40,000 RMB annually will be awarded to students pursuing Ph.D. degrees.
  • 30,000 RMB annually will be given to a master’s degree pursuant.
  • 20,000 RMB annually will be awarded to Bachelor’s degree students.
  • 10,000 RMB will be awarded annually to students pursuing a language program.
  • 5,000 RMB will be awarded annually to those students who are either contributing hugely toward international education in Beijing or are exchange students.
  • Monthly Stipends, and free residence

Types of Beijing Municipal Government Scholarships

  1. For the applicants who are applying to the universities in Beijing in the bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. programs, the duration of the scholarship is under four years.
  2. For the applicants who are enrolled in any kind of program teaching the Chinese language or any other relevant subject in Beijing institutions, the duration of the grant is under one year.
  3. For the applicants studying any specialized course in Beijing’s higher educational institutions, the duration of the grant is under one year.
  4. For the exchange students and those students who have been contributing largely toward international education in Beijing universities, the duration is under one year.

Eligibility Criteria for Scholarships by the Beijing Government:

The applicants are advised to read through the eligibility criteria carefully to determine whether or not they are qualified to apply for the scholarship: 

    • The applicants need to be proficient in the language in which their intended degree program is taught. This varies from program to program and university to university.
    • The applicants must be non-Chinese and healthy.
    • Applicants who are applying for bachelor’s programs must have cleared their high school with flying colors and must be under 30 years of age.
    • Applicants who are applying for a master’s program need to have a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject area and must be below 35 years of age.
    • Applicants intending to pursue a Ph.D. in Beijing must have a master’s degree in a relevant subject area and must be below 40 years of age.
    • Applicants applying for advanced studies should possess an undergraduate degree or should be at least in the second year of their university. These applicants must be under 50 years of age.
    • Applicants applying for a language program should have a high school diploma and should be below 60 years of age.
    • Scholars who are visiting Beijing must possess at least a master’s degree and hold some academic designations like that of an associate professor (or higher). They should be below 50 years of age.
    • The applicants must be meeting the eligibility criteria of the university and program they are applying to. 
    • Applicants must not be receiving any other Chinese government scholarship at the time of applying to the Beijing government scholarship.

How to Apply to the Beijing Government Scholarship in 2023?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for the Beijing Government Scholarship:

    1. Select a University situated in Beijing and then find out if your subject is being offered there.
    2. After selecting your desired university, go to that university’s website and check out its section for ‘scholarships for international students.
    3. In that section, locate Beijing Municipal Government Scholarships. Here you will find the complete procedure of how to apply for the scholarship through this particular university. The link will also contain the application form and the list of documents required.

Beijing Universities Offering Chinese Government Scholarships 2023

    1. Beijing Forestry University
    2. China Central Academy of Fine Arts
    3. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
    4. Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
    5. China University of Political Science and Law
    6. Beijing Jiaotong University
    7. University of International Business and Economics
    8. China Agricultural University
    9. Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication
    10. Beijing Electronic Science and Technology Institute
    11. Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology
    12. Peking Union Medical College
    13. Central University of Finance and Economics
    14. People’s Public Security University of China
    15. Beijing Institute of Technology
    16. Beijing Normal University
    17. China University of Petroleum
    18. University of Science and Technology Beijing
    19. Capital University of Physical Education and Sports
    20. The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts
    21. Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture
    22. Tsinghua University
    23. China Foreign Affairs University
    24. Communication University of China
    25. Beijing Wuzi University
    26. North China Electric Power University
    27. Beijing Union University
    28. China University of Labor Relations
    29. Capital University of Economics and Business
    30. China Conservatory of Music
    31. China Youth University for Political Sciences
    32. Beihang University
    33. Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
    34. Shougang Institute of Technology
    35. Beijing University of Chemical Technology
    36. China University of Geosciences Beijing
    37. Capital Normal University
    38. Peking University
    39. Central Conservatory of Music
    40. Beijing Geely University
    41. Beijing Language and Culture University
    42. Beijing Film Academy
    43. Beijing University of Agriculture
    44. Renmin University of China
    45. Beijing Information Science and Technology University
    46. University of International Relations
    47. Beijing International Studies University
    48. Beijing University of Technology
    49. China Women’s University
    50. North China University of Technology
    51. University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
    52. Capital Medical University
    53. Beijing Dance Academy
    54. Minzu University of China
    55. Beijing Sport University
    56. The Central Academy of Drama
    57. Beijing Technology and Business University
    58. Beijing Foreign Studies University
    59. Beijing City University

List of Documents You Need to Submit Application for Beijing Government Scholarship:

    • Beijing Scholarship Application form, which can be collected either directly from the university or can be downloaded from the university’s official website. The applicants are supposed to fill it out carefully and then submit it.
    • Highest degree or diploma earned (certified copy)
    • Proof of Chinese or English language proficiency
    • Recommendation letters (at least 2)
    • Statement of purpose (SOP)
    • Motivation Letter
    • Copy of passport
    • Transcripts and copies of all other degrees
    • Foreigner Physical Examination Form’s photocopy, which is to be submitted by only those applicants who intend to stay for six months or longer in China for study purposes.
    • Applicants who are applying for a degree program or a research-based program are required to submit a study plan or research proposal respectively. The study plan should be under 400 words whereas the research proposal should be under 800 words. 
    • Applicants applying to programs related to music, fine arts or media studies, etc. are required to submit their work samples.
    • Applicants who are below 18 years of age are supposed to submit their guardians’ legal documents as well. 

After preparing all the documents, the applicants can attach them with the application form and send it to the address provided by their selected university.

Applicants can submit their documents to any University situated in Beijing that offers Beijing Municipal Government Scholarship; through one of the following ways:

    1. The Chinese government’s office is responsible for sending international students to China.
    2. Through the Chinese embassy or diplomatic office in the applicant’s home country.
    3. Through any other office in the applicant’s home country responsible for sending out such documents.
    4. Applicants can also send their documents directly to their intended university or college in Beijing.

Beijing Scholarships Application Deadline: May 30, 2023

The Beijing scholarship is offered in the fields of philosophy, law, economics, history, education, management, engineering, literature, art, medicine, agriculture, and science. The deadline to apply for the Beijing Government Scholarship in all Beijing Situated Universities will be May 30, 2023.

Yousaf Saeed

I'm Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed, founder of the AScholarship Education Portal. My academic path includes 3 prestigious international scholarships — Australia Awards, CSC, and HKPFS — for my higher studies. I am also an IChemE affiliate whereas I've also worked for companies like Aramco and BYCO oil refinery as an production engineer at the start of my career. I completed MS, and PhD with major research publications in leading SCI journals (details on my Researchgate Profile). This reflects my commitment to educating and therefore i started it for the purpose to guide aspiring international students for find scholarships for their higher education dream. As an experienced educator and mentor, I specialize in navigating the intricacies of research and patent and write useful articles on these topics too.

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