CSC Scholarship for USA Students

CSC Scholarship for USA Students


1.Applicant must be an American citizen.

2.Bachelor’s degree applicants must have ahigh school diploma and be under the age of 25.

3.Master’s degree applicants must have abachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.

4.Doctoral degree applicants must have amaster’s degree and be under the age of 40.

Application Procedures

[1] Nankai University Admittance

  • I. Submit application materials to the International Students Section prior to March 10th. 
    ★To get updated information on your application, please join in the QQ group chat of Nankai University Chinese Government Scholarship Recruitment: 376767322

  • II. All valid applications will be reviewed by Admission Committee Panel and final admission List will be confirmed by graduate school. (March 25th -April 10th)
    ★Only applicant who has been accepted by Nankai University can be qualified for CSC scholarship.

[2] CSC Scholarship Admittance

  • I. The list of scholarship candidates will be finalized and sent to the China Scholarship Council by April 30th.

  • II. International Students Section will announce results after getting confirmation from China Scholarship Council by the end of June.

  • III. Upon announcement, Nankai University International Student Office will mail applicants an Acceptance Letter as well as Form JW201 - Visa Application for Study in China and any other relevant documents.

Application Materials

in Duplicate, A4 size and print single sided

(1) . Please go to the website to fill out the online application and print out the form. Please submit the application form with a photo and signature. (Note: Please choose “B” for “Program Category” and type “10055” as “Agency No.”) 

(2) . Please register in and finish the online application, submit and print it out.

(3) Notarized highest diploma. Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. If students are already employed, they should also provide documents of being on-post employees. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

(4) Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English). Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.

(5) Personal Statement including study or research plan, personal background, financial situation, personal strengths etc., written in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words).

(6) Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English (recommendation letter for post-graduate should be written by professors or associate professors).

(7) Applicants applying for the Chinese-teaching discipline are required to have HSK level 5 or above. Those who have not reached the required HSK 5 level or have no knowledge of Chinese can apply for one year of scholarship-covered remedial Chinese language studies before entering their major studies. Applicants whose native language is not English applying for the English-teaching discipline should provide TOEFL (above 87) or IELTS (above 6.0) scores.

(8) Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy) (written in English, can be downloaded from or The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.

(9) Photocopy of Passport.

(10) Copy of Application Fee Receipt. The application fee for graduate study is CNY600 or US$100, and for undergraduate, CNY400 or US$75. The fee can be submitted in person to the Nankai University Registry (the ground floor of Nankai University Student Activity Center) or wired to the following account:

Ⅰ.RMB Account
Account Name: Nankai University 
Bank Name: Bank of Communications, Tianjin Branch, Nankai University Sub-Branch 
Account No: 120066032010149600156

Ⅱ.USD Account 
Account Name: Nankai University 
Bank Name: Bank of Communications, Tianjin Branch, Nankai University Sub-Branch 
USD Account No: 120066032146300000768

◆ When submitting the payment, please clearly state that these are Entry Fees as well as the name and nationality of the applicant. Also, please note that this application fee is non-refundable.

◆ Whether admitted or not, the above applicant materials will not be returned.

Value of Award

(1) Exemption from registration fee, tuition, on-campus accommodation, laboratory fees, internship fees and basic learning materials fees.

(2) Living allowance: Bachelor’s degree: CNY 2,500/m; Master’s degree: CNY 3,000/m; Doctoral degree: CNY 3,500/m.

(3) The Chinese Government Scholarship students’ comprehensive insurance in China: CNY800/student/year.

Other Tips

(1) Scholarship will not be reserved if scholarship recipient cannot register before the registration deadline.

(2) Scholarship recipients shall not change their host university, field of study, or duration of study unless they give up the grant.

(3) The CSC will evaluate the performance of the scholarship students annually.

Contact Information

International Students Section 
Office for International Academic Exchanges 
Nankai University 
Room A201, Aida Huiguan, 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin, P.R. China 300071

Application Deadline and Place

Application Deadline: March 10th

Ms. LI Dan & Ms. CHEN Xuanyi

International Students Section

Office for International Academic Exchanges

Nankai University

Room A201, Aida Huiguan, 94 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, P.R. China, 300071