2014 Prospectus for CGS-U Postgraduate Study Program


Chinese Government Scholarship-University Postgraduate Study Program (CGS-UPSP) is established by the Ministry of Education of China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) aiming to offer support in developing international high level universities and promote Chinese higher education brand. Entrusted by MOE, Nanjing University of Science & Technology will recruit 50 CGS-UPSP supported international graduate students across the world in 2014.


I. Basic Information and Duration of the Scholarships
1. Number of scholarship students to be admitted: 50

2. Coverage of the scholarship:
- Tuition and fees for registration, laboratory experiments, internship, basic learning materials and intramural accommodation;
- Living allowance:  CNY 2,000 per month for doctoral students; CNY 1,700 per month for master's degree students;
- Intramural accommodation:Double-bed room for doctoral students; Double-bed room for master's degree students;
  The university will not provide any accommodation for the family members accompanied.
- Fees for outpatient medical services and Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Benefit Plan for International Students in China;
- The one-off settlement subsidy for new students after registration: CNY 1,500 per person.

      Note: For more detailed information, please visit the website of China Scholarship Council:

3. Categories of Applicants and Duration of the Scholarship
 - Master's Degree Students: 2-3 academic years   
 - Doctoral Degree Students: 3-4 academic years 

Note: Scholarship students who choose program taught in Chinese language are required to take one-year remedial Chinese language courses and pass the relevant test prior to the studies in their specialties. For those who take the one-year remedial Chinese language courses, the duration of the scholarship will be extended correspondingly.


II. When and how to apply
Application deadline: April 15, 2014.
Applicants can submit the application materials (refer to section V below) to the School of International Education, Nanjing University of Science & Technology, by email, post mail or in person.


III. Eligibility Requirements
1. Applicants must be non-Chinese nationals and in good health.
2. Applicants are not currently studying in Chinese universities.
3. Education background and age limit:
-  Applicants for master's degree studies must have a bachelor's degree and be under the age of 35;
-  Applicants for Doctoral studies must have a master's degree and be under the age of 40.
4. Applicants should have a competitive academic record.
5. Applicants should have strong scientific research ability.


 Found in the attachment (NUST Programs.docx).


Applicants are encouraged to contact their prospective supervisors prior to application and are expected to enclose in their application packages with the Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by NJUST Professor (Form for Provisional Acceptance of International Student by NUST Professor南京理工大学教授接收外国留学生意向表.doc).


V. Application Materials
Applicants must provide the following materials (each in duplicate):

1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship filled in Chinese or in English. Applicants shall fill in and submit the application form online first and then print and sign the Application Form produced by the online application system. The CSC Online Application System for Study in China is available on
http://laihua.csc.edu.cn; and the Agency No. of Nanjing University of Science & Technology is 10288.

2. Photocopy of the applicant's passport.

3. Highest diploma (notarized photocopy). If applicants are university students, they must also provide documents showing their status as university students. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translation in Chinese or English.

4. Applicants for doctoral studies need to provide notarized copies of their undergraduate and graduate transcripts. 
Applicants for master's degree studies need to provide notarized copies of their undergraduate transcripts. Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translation in Chinese or English.

5. A study or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words).

6. Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must include professors’ phone number and email address.

7. Published academic papers or other academic achievements (if applicable).

8. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (PHYSICAL EXAMINATION RECORD FOR FOREIGNER体检表.doc) (printed by Chinese quarantine authority).

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination.

Note: Application materials will NOT be returned regardless of the result of application.


VI. Admission and Notification
1. Nanjing University of Science & Technology will review all the application materials. Decisions for admission and for granting the scholarships will be made on the basis of the applicant competitiveness, academic record and otherwise.

2. The name list of the scholarship awardees for graduate programs will be sent to China Scholarship Council for review in May, 2014.

3. After the name list is reviewed and approved by China Scholarship Council, the scholarship awardees will be notified by the university in June 2014 and Admission Notice with other relevant documents will be sent to them in July 2014.


VII. Notes
1. Scholarship students' affairs are managed according to the relevant regulations of Chinese Government Scholarship. Scholarship students must go through the Annual Review of the Chinese Government Scholarship Status.

2. Scholarship students are not allowed to change their institutions as well as their academic programs or the duration of study specified in the Admission Notice.

3. Scholarship students who have to suspend their studies due to illness must return to their home country for further treatment and recovery. Expenses for the international travel to and from the university will be borne by the students themselves, and their scholarship status will be reserved for one year at most, with the monthly living allowance stopped during the suspension. Scholarships of the students who suspend their studies for reasons other than illness will not be reserved.

4. The School of International Education, Nanjing University of Science & Technology,is responsible for the interpretation of the scholarship granting procedures and regulations.


VIII. Contact Information
School of International Education
Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Tel: 86-25-84303232
Fax: 86-25-84315134
Mailing Address: 200 Xiao Ling Wei, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province 210094, P. R. China