Chinese Government Scholarship

Position : Home > Scholarship > New Student Scholarships > Chinese Government Scholarship > Bachelor's Programs

Chinese Government Scholarship for Bachelor’s Programs

In a bid to promote mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and the silk road countries, the Chinese government has set up this scholarship program to sponsor international students to study in Chinese universities. China Scholarship Council (CSC), entrusted by the Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China (MOE), is responsible for the enrollment and administration of this Chinese Government Scholarship program.

China University of Petroleum is one of the universities approved by MOE to admit the silk road international students of this Chinese Government Scholarship program.

Scholarship Type: Full Scholarship

Scholarship Coverage

Tuition waiver


Free on-campus living-double room

Off-campus living subsidy: CNY 8,400/year


CNY 30,000/year

Comprehensive medical insurance

CNY 800/year

Supporting Categories & Scholarship Duration

Supporting Programs

Instruction Language


Preparatory Study Duration

Scholarship Duration

1.Petroleum Engineering

2.Resources Prospecting Engineering

3.Prospecting Technology and Engineering

4.Oil-Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering

5.Chemical Engineering and Technology

6.Safety Engineering

7.Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation

8.Mechanical Engineering

9.Engineering Management



4 years

0-1 year

4-5 years

Bachelor’s degree applicants should take one-year preparatory and Chinese language courses in a MOE-designated university and pass the required tests before starting major studies at UPC. Applicants with HSK 4 certificates can be exempted from the one year preparatory and Chinese language courses. Please NOTE that HSK results are valid for only 2 years.

Criteria & Eligibility

(1) Applicant must be a citizen of thesilk road countries and in good health.

(2) Applicant must be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs.

(3) Applicant must have passed HSK 3 at the time of application.

Application Time: Between 1 January and 15 April

Application Procedures

(1) Register via the Chinese Government Scholarship Online Application System for International Students(, choose Type B(our agency number10425), complete online information, submit and print a hard copy of the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship.

(2) Send all the required application documents in person or by post to the Admissions Office of College of International Education. Please send application documents by Shunfeng Express (顺丰), DHL and other international express courier companies. Admissions office will not track or give feedback to application documents using other delivery services.

(3) Successful candidates will receive the Admission Notice and the Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW201) usually in July or August.

(4) Students should log into the UPC International Student Online Application System (, register a Chinese Government Scholarship applicant account, fill in personal information and upload required application documents.

(5) Students should apply for a study visa (X1-visa) in the Chinese Embassy/Consulate in their countries with the Admission Notice and JW201, and register with the College of International Education in due time.

Application Documents(In Duplicates)

(1) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship

(2) Notarized highest diploma and transcripts. Applicants that have not graduated should provide a study certificate/pre-graduation certificate. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

(3) Research Proposal/Study Plan in China with a minimum of 200 words in Chinese/English

(4) Two recommendation letters in Chinese/English

(5) Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy) Download

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.

(6) Copy of HSK certificate or online score report

(7) Passport photocopy

(8) Non-criminal record

(9) Applicants under 18 years of age must provide a Parental Authorization Statement for International Students and a Statement of Guarantee from International Students’ Guardians Download

(10) Supporting documents such as publications and awards (if available)

Contact (Mailing Address)

Admissions Office

College of International Education

China University of Petroleum (East China)

Address: 66 Changjiang West Road, Qingdao West Coast New Area, Shandong, China

Postcode: 266580

Tel: +86-532-86983201/86981298