Tuesday, March 11, 2014

2014/2015 Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students

USST
USST administers 3 types of international students scholarship offered by the Shanghai Municipal Government in an attempt to encourage excellent international students and scholars to study at USST.


I. Types of scholarship and who shall apply
Type A (full scholarship)
It is granted to excellent international students who will apply for Master/Doctor degree program in USST
Type B (partial scholarship
It is granted to excellent international students who will apply for Bachelor/Master/Doctor degree program in USST
Type C (scholarship for outstanding students)
It is granted to outstanding international students who take long term degree program in USST.

II. The scholarship contains:
Type A (full scholarship)
Students who are granted the type A scholarship will be exempt from application fee, tuition, elementary learning materials expense and lodging expense and will be provided with comprehensive medical insurances for free. The Master’s and Doctoral degree candidates will enjoy monthly living allowance of CNY2,000 RMB and CNY1,700 respectively.
Type B (partial scholarship
Students who are granted the type B scholarship will be exempt from application fee, tuition, elementary learning materials expense.
Type C (scholarship for outstanding students)
It is established to encourage the currently enrolled excellent international students who are pursuing long-term study at higher educational institutions in Shanghai. The winners will receive a one-off scholarship in an academic year.

III. Prerequisites of the applicants
1. Non-Chinese citizen in good health
2. Applicants pursuing Bachelor’s degree should hold High School degree diploma or the equivalent and should be under the age of 25. In addition, the applicant can only apply for Type B or Type C scholarships.
Applicants pursuing Master’s degree should hold Bachelor degree diploma or the equivalent and should not be over the age of 35.
Applicants pursuing Doctor’s degree should hold Master degree diploma or the equivalent and should not be over the age of 40.
3. The applicants should have excellent academic records.
4. The applicants should be in default of any other Chinese government scholarship.




IV. When to apply and how to apply
Type A (full scholarship)
Application of type A will be processed by the university from Dec. 1st, 2013 to Jun 10th, 2014.
Please go to http://www.study-shanghai.org/controller.asp?action=SignUp_3_en and apply online. Choose “UNIVERSITY OF SHANGHAI FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY” as your desired school.

List of Application material for easy reference:
1. Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS) Class A filled in Chinese or English
2. Notarized copies and Chinese or English translations of your highest education certificate, including graduation and degree certificates. Verification letter from school or employer should be provided if the applicants are students or employed.
3. Notarized official transcripts of study records in Chinese or English. Chinese or English translations of the transcripts should be notarized too.
4. Study Plan in China in Chinese or English
5. Letter of Recommendation in Chinese or English from two professors or associate professors from the institution where the applicants have completed or will complete study program
6. Copy of Chinese language proficiency test result of new HSK 5 or above (for students will take programs taught in Chinese only);
7. Students who apply for art programs should provide their works;
8. Copy of valid passport if available.
All materials as mentioned above will not be returned.


Type B (partial scholarship
Application of type B will be processed by the university from Dec. 1st, 2013 to Jun 10th, 2014.
Please go to http://www.study-shanghai.org/controller.asp?action=SignUp_3_en and apply online. Choose “UNIVERSITY OF SHANGHAI FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY” as your desired school.

List of application material for easy reference:
1. Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS) Class Bfilled in Chinese or English
2. Notarized copies and Chinese or English translations of your highest education certificate, including graduation and degree certificates. Verification letter should be provided if the applicants are students or employed.
3. Official transcripts of study records in Chinese or English. Chinese or English translations of the transcripts should be notarized.
4. Study Plan in China in Chinese or English (for Master or Doctor degree program applicants only)
5. Letter of Recommendation in Chinese or English from two professors or associate professors from the institution where the applicants have completed or will complete study program ( for Master or Doctor degree program applicants only)
6. Copy of Chinese language proficiency test result of new HSK 5 or above (for students who will take programs taught in Chinese);
7. Students who apply for art programs should provide their works;
8. Copy of valid passport if available.
All materials as mentioned above will not be returned.

Type C (scholarship for outstanding students)
Application of type C will be processed by the university from Mar 1st to Sep 30th every year.
Application material:
1. Application Form for Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS) Class Cfilled in Chinese or English;
2. Official transcripts of study records;
3. Copy of valid passport.
The application form for Type C can be downloaded from
http://isoe.usst.edu.cn/s/17/t/69/27/a6/info10150.htm

All type A, type B and type C scholarships should be applied for each academic year. Qualified applicants can apply consecutively.


For more information and application please visit the 2014/2015 Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for International Students page.

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