2023 SJTU Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program

2023/1/31 23:09:54

I. Overview

      To promote the mutual understanding and friendship between China and other countries, and to provide education opportunities to the youths worldwide who enjoy good potentials in their career development, the Chinese Government established the “Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship” with the aim of providing financial support to the outstanding youths coming to China to pursue a Master’s degree.

 The following are the details of the Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship provided at SJTU.




Degree Level

Language of Instruction

Contact Information

China’s Politics and

Economy Program (English-taught)

School of

International and

Public Affairs

Political Science

Master’s Degree






II. Program Information

(1) Scholarship Coverage: Full Scholarship

(2) Duration of the Scholarship: Two-year Program (1+1 studies)

In the first year, students complete full-time study and research and complete their dissertation preparation at SJTU. In the second academic year, students will do their thesis back in their home countries in the context of their work and do the dissertation defense in China, based on the requirements of SJTU. Only those who pass the thesis defense will be awarded the degree.

        The time of enrollment is September, 2023. Scholarship set for this program is full scholarship.


(1) Non-Chinese citizens;

(2) Healthy both physically and mentally;

(3) Not over 45 years old;

(4) A bachelor or higher degree;

(5) At least 3 years’ work experience;

(6) With some educational or professional experience in a field relative to that of the program applied;

(7) Must meet at least one of the following four requirements:

①working in a government agency of home countries, and be above Assistant Director level, i.e., a Deputy Director, Section Director or Chief of Office;

②being a Senior Manager of companies or other organizations;

③being an administrator in universities or research institutions;

④having working experience in international organizations.

IV. Application

Step 1: (Deadline: March 31, 2023)

According to the requirements stated in “2023 SJTU International Graduate Admission Guidelines”, complete and submit online application in the SJTU application system (http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn). In the “Apply Scholarship” column, please choose “apply for scholarships through Chinese embassies”.

Step 2: (Deadline: April 30, 2023)

Please log in “CSC Chinese Government Scholarship Information System” (http:// studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login), submit online application, and submit the application documents to the application receiving agency.


(1) Before applying for this scholarship in “CSC Chinese Government Scholarship Information System”, you should have received the pre-admission letter provided by SJTU. Students who have not been granted the pre-admission letter cannot apply for this scholarship.

(2) Please choose “Type A” (scholarship category).

(3) The “Agency Number” is: 1563.

(4) Make sure to apply for “Youth of Excellence Scheme of China Program Chinese Government Scholarship”.

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