Scholarships in 2024

Silk Road Scholarship Program 2024 For International Students

Are you a future engineering leader from a Belt and Road country? If so, don’t miss your chance to apply for the Global Engineering Scholars Program, a comprehensive scholarship designed to help you achieve your highest academic and professional aspirations in the field of engineering.

Scholarship Benefits

This scholarship covers your tuition, provides free on-campus housing, includes health insurance, and offers a generous monthly stipend (CNY 3000 for Master’s students, CNY 3500 for Doctoral students). Focus on your studies and future career without financial stress.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This prestigious scholarship is open to Master’s and doctoral candidates pursuing degrees in vital engineering disciplines such as Computer Science, Mining Industrial, Metallurgical, Civil, and Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Programs are offered in both Chinese and English, catering to a diverse group of international students. Check if your country is part of the initiative on the Belt and Road list.
  • Age and Academic Requirements: Applicants must be non-Chinese graduates, under 35 for Master’s and under 40 for Doctoral studies, showcasing excellent academic performance and good health.
  • Language Proficiency: Required HSK level 4 score of 260 for Chinese-taught programs; a minimum of 6 in IELTS or 85 in TOEFL for English-taught programs. Exemptions apply for native speakers or those with prior degrees in these languages.
  • Financial Independence: Applicants should not have received significant funding from other sources.

Application Steps

  1. CSU System: Begin your application journey by registering at the Central South University (CSU) international student system (CSU Application Portal). Select the Chinese Government Scholarship option, complete your application, and submit.
  2. CSC System: Further apply through the CSC Online Application System (CSC Portal), using the agency number 10533 for Central South University. Please note, document submission is managed only through CSU.

Document Checklist

Ensure you have all the necessary documents ready:

  • Officially notarized degree certificates and academic transcripts.
  • Proof of language proficiency.
  • A detailed study plan or research proposal.
  • A short personal statement video.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Two academic recommendation letters.
  • An acceptance letter and a valid non-criminal record report.
  • A completed physical examination form.

For your application, make sure all your documents are clear and correct. Mistakes or unclear files can hurt your chances. Also, keep checking the application websites for any updates and respond quickly if they ask for more information. This will help keep your application process running smoothly.

You can submit your applications before April 30, 2024.

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.