Chinese Government Scholarship

Organisation

Chinese government
Description

The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions. The Department of Higher Education and Training is responsible for nominations. The scholarship may be awarded for undergraduate (Bachelors) in the identified scarce skills, postgraduate (Masters or PhD) or non-degree Chinese language studies. Bachelor’s degree scholarships are taught in Chinese and will only be awarded to applicants who already have the required level of Chinese proficiency (HSK 4 or above). Preference is given to applications for postgraduate studies.
Bursary Fields

Biotechnology, Engineering, Environment, Language & Literature Studies, Science
Who Can Apply

Criteria and Eligibility: South African citizens in good health (medical check will be required for successful applicants); Strong academic record with a minimum 65% average in previous studies; Availability to study in China from September 2018; Demonstrated interest in China and commitment to the development of South Africa; Applications in all fields of study except medicine will be considered; Preference will be given to postgraduate applicants, previously disadvantaged applicants and applications in the following fields: Biotechnology Chinese language studies Environment and Climate change Engineering sciences Maritime Studies Natural and physical sciences Nuclear and renewable energy Space science and technology Statistics Telecommunication

Bursary Levels

Graduates , Postgraduate
Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa
Closing Date

07 February 2019
Application Address

http://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/china.html