• Scholarships for Undergraduate Study in China

    We are pleased to announce that the Educational Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, in Washington, D.C., has approved the Chinese Government Scholarship awards for U.S. undergraduate students attending AASCU member colleges and universities for the 2020 to 2021 academic year. We are able to offer scholarships for one academic year (September 2020 - July 2021), or semester programs in the Fall (September 2020 - February 2021) or Spring (March 20201- July 2021). 

    Scholarship Award Details

    1. About AASCU-Chinese Government Scholarship:

    • The AASCU designated scholarship from the Chinese Embassy is only available to undergraduate and graduate students from AASCU member institutions.
    • The scholarship allows students to study the Chinese language and/or other available academic subjects for either one academic year or one semester.
    • The scholarship money, offered by China Scholarship Council is disbursed to the Chinese universities, not to individual students
    • Candidates are encouraged to apply for the AASCU recommended Chinese partner universities listed in the Resource Section.  AASCU currently has student and faculty exchange programs with these partner institutions.
    • The one-year academic program in China is from September 2020 to July 2021.
    • The semester program is either from September 2020 to February 2021, or from March 20201to July 2021.

      2. Eligibility:

      Applicants should have a strong interest in Chinese language and culture, and participating in exchanges programs between the United States and China. Applicants are required to be:

      • U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents in the United States
      • Full time students enrolled in AASCU institutions
      • Students with an overall GPA of 3.0 or above

      3. Scholarship Benefits:

      Each scholarship is valued at approximately $10,000.00 US dollars for the one-year program. International round-trip airfare and the China Visa Application fees are the responsibility of the student.

      The scholarship includes: 

      - tuition;
      - room and board;
      - health insurance;
      - travel/conference allowance/fees, and:
      - stipend  

      Application Process

      1. Submit the following items to AASCU via email to Sufei Li by March 15, 2020

      • AASCU Application Form (Please select three preferred Chinese universities from AASCU’s Recommended University List) 
      • Copy of applicant's passport page 
      • Current transcript 
      • Personal statement listing the applicant's study objectives
      • Two recommendation letters (from academic advisers or senior administrators)

      2. AASCU will recommend qualified students to the Chinese Embassy and notify students to begin the CSC online application. 
      For any questions throughout the application process, please contact Sufei Li.