The sea, covering about 71% from the Earth’s surface, plays a principal role in addressing the global warming and supporting the worldwide economy, trade and livelihood. The sustainable sea development has direct effect on the event and success of seaside countries now and later on. And contains become an inexorable trend worldwide that through worldwide cooperation and exchange we ought to deepen our knowledge of the sea and promote sustainable sea development to boost regional and global economic success. Under this consideration, the Condition Oceanic Administration (SOA) and also the Secretary of state for Education of China jointly initiate this program  of Marine Scholarship of China (hereinafter known as the Scholarship) with regards to supplying financial support to outstanding students in the seaside countries or regions round the South China Ocean, the Off-shore and also the Indian Oceans and African developing countries to review in China for any master’s or doctorate degree in oceanography or any other related specialties, cultivating advanced professionals from the related fields for developing countries, enhancing worldwide marine cooperation and exchange, and promoting the harmonious sea development in the area and round the world. China Scholarship Council (CSC) manages the admissions and routine control over the Scholarship.

Enrollment Candidates

a. You ought to be a citizen of non-Chinese nationality in good condition, from the seaside/island country of South China Ocean, the Indian Sea, the Off-shore and it is surround island countries, or perhaps an African developing country.

b. You must make an application for the postgraduate program of sea-related specialties.

c. Any applicant who’s presently involved in oceanographic and relevant sectors will be presented high priority.

Universities to give the Scholarship (indexed by no particular order)

Xiamen College, Zhejiang College, Sea College of China, Tongji College.


a. You for master’s degree studies is needed to possess a bachelor’s degree and become usually younger than 40.

b. You for doctorate degree studies is needed to possess a master’s degree and become usually younger than 45.

Time period of the Scholarship

a. Candidates for master’s degree: 2-three years of study using the Scholarship

b. Candidates for doctorate degree: 3-four years of study using the Scholarship

c. Scholarship awardees that like Chinese because the teaching language and ask for Oriental training just before their formal academic studies will get one-year training and also have their scholarship funding extended correspondingly for just one year.

d. The time period of the Scholarship is going to be defined upon the student’s admittance to the college, and won’t be extended in principle. If your student is not able to complete this program for many special reasons, their scholarship might be extended until graduation with prior consent of SOA, the college and CSC.

Scholarship funding details

a. Exemption from registration charges, tuition charges, laboratory charges, internship charges, and charges for fundamental learning materials and accommodation on campus

b. Living allowance: RMB 1,700 monthly for master’s students, and RMB 2,000 monthly for doctorate students

c. Settlement subsidy: RMB 1,500

d. Out-patient medical services and also the Comprehensive Health Care Insurance for Chinese Government Scholarship Students

e. Worldwide travel expenses: to become compensated through the student


a. Extra experiment or internship past the teaching program, if requested through the Scholarship student, will be in the student’s own expense.

b. Charges for fundamental learning materials cover individuals essential textbooks selected and provided gratis through the college for that student’s academic program. And aside from these essential materials, other books are in the student’s own expense.

c. Living allowance will be granted through the college monthly, beginning in the date of entrance from the student. For that first month, the scholars who register before or around the 15th day’s the month will get the allowance entirely, and individuals following the 15th day’s the month, in two. The allowance will extend half per month following the specified graduation date designated through the college. For individuals who suspend, quit or complete their academic program and return to their personal country, the allowance stop in the the following month. The allowance covers the holiday season identified by the college. Individuals who’re away within the holidays and not able to have their allowance over time may receive their dues when go back to the college. So that as for individuals who’re late for that registration or steer clear of the school with no formality of requesting absence for some time more than 30 days, the allowance for your month will be cancelled.


Individuals who’ve to suspend their program due to pregnancy or severe disease must return to their personal country for delivery or recovery, and also the travel should be in their own expense. Individuals who’ve been authorized by the school authority to suspend their program, their qualification for that Scholarship may extend without more than twelve months and also the allowance stop throughout the suspension. But individuals who suspend their program on other excuses is going to be disqualified in the scholarship.

d. The outpatient medical service covers only outpatient treatment in the college hospital or perhaps a hospital designated through the college authority. Following the treatment a student must pay area of the charge based on related rules from the college.

e. The Excellent Health Care Insurance for Chinese Government Scholarship Students mainly covers the charges suffered by the student’s inpatient strategy to major illnesses or personal accident. The premium is going to be prepaid through the college or even the designated save agency which will visit the insurance provider using the receipt for that charges to help make the claim. The insurer won’t settle personal claims.

Application some time and channels

Each year, from first The month of january to 30th April, a job candidate may affect the universities designated with this Scholarship program.

Materials for application

a. Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (to become completed in Chinese or British)

A job candidate should really get on CSC’s online application system, fill out of all information you need after which print the approval for Chinese Government Scholarship which is instantly generated after effective submission.

The internet application system are available at http://laihua.csc.edu.cn, and also the institutional codes from the universities are Xiamen College: 10384, Zhejiang College: 10335, Sea College of China: 10423, and Tongji College: 10247.

b. Photocopy of last degree certificate. Certificates in languages apart from Chinese or British should be supported by notarized translation in Chinese or British.

c. Academic transcripts. Transcripts in languages apart from Chinese or British should be supported by notarized translations in Chinese or British.

d. The applicant’s study or research plan in China (in Chinese or British).

e. Two recommendations in Chinese or British by Professors or affiliate Professors.

f. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (downloadable from CSC’s website) finished in Chinese or British. You must strictly take all of the examination as needed through the Form. Departing an empty or lack of signature from the physician or seal from the hospital can make the shape invalid.

These application documents won’t be came back regardless of application is recognized or otherwise.

Scholarship admissions

a. SOA and also the universities will jointly organize a panel of reviewers to screen the candidates for that scholarship based on the candidates’ academic performance and achievements as well as their supervisors’ opinions. The ultimate listing of the scholarship awardees is going to be openly announced.

b. Entrusted by CSC, the college will mail the Admission Notice and Visa Form (JW201) towards the scholarship awardee by This summer 31 each year.

c. In principle the Scholarship student isn’t permitted to alter the college, subject and time period of study pre-defined around the Admission Notice.

Annual overview of the Scholarship

a. Based on the Measures of Annual Overview of Chinese Government Scholarship Status, CSC will do a comprehensive annual overview of the scholarship students’ academic performance, attitude towards study, attendance records, behavior, rewards and punishments etc.

b. Scholarship students must pass review to qualify themselves for next year’s scholarship funding. Individuals who fail review might have their scholarship suspended or ended the coming year.

c. Individuals whose scholarship happen to be suspended may continue their attend the college in their own expense, and when they would like to recover eligibility of finding the scholarship, they might attend review the coming year and, upon passing review, make an application for the continuity  from the Scholarship.

d. Individuals whose scholarships happen to be formally ended aren’t qualified to try to get recovery from the Scholarship.

For details please make reference to Measures of Annual Overview of Chinese Government Scholarship Status.