• 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 2019 to 2020 academic year. We are able to offer scholarships for one academic year (September 2019 - July 2020), or semester programs in the Fall (September 2019 - February 2020) or Spring (March 2020 - July 2020). 

    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 2019 to July 2020.
    • The semester program is either from September 2019 to February 2020, or from March 2020 to July 2020.

    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 items:

    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 a stipend. 

    Application Process

    1. Submit the following items to AASCU via email to Sufei Li by February 28, 2019

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

    2. AASCU will recommend qualified students to the Chinese Embassy and notify students to begin the CSC online application in February 2019.  
    For any questions throughout the application process, please contact Sufei Li.