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CSC Scholarship - University Program Application Guide (Doctoral)

Release time:2020-10-28 Source: hits:

Sponsored by the Chinese government, Chinese Government Scholarship – University Program is a full scholarship that provides funding for international students studying full-time in China. The scholarship covers tuition fee, accommodation fee, monthly stipends, and insurance fee.



Foreign citizens in good physical and mental health

Doctoral applicant shall not exceed the age of 40 years old








Offered in


School of Finance




Institute for Finance and Economics Research

World Economy

China Academy of Public Finance and Public Policy

Public Finance



April 12, 2021


Schedule (Tentative)

Jan. – Mar. Application open

Mar. – Apr. Document review

Apr. – May Shortlisted applicants attend online interview

Jun. Interview results released

Jul. – Aug. Final admission results released


List of Scanned Copies Required

Required Documents:

1. CUFE Application form (generated in the application system)

2. CSC Application form

3. A copy of passport

4. A copy of master’s diploma or a certificate stating your student status and expected graduation date

5. Master’s transcripts (original, in Chinese or English)

6. Language proficiency certificate

Programs offered in Chinese:

HSK-5 or above

Applicants whose native language is Chinese can apply for a HSK waiver by submitting a signed statement (pending for university approval)

Programs offered in English:

IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC, or other standardized test results

/proof of English proficiency (course certificate, etc)

/signedstatement applying for a English language proficiency waiver (pending for university approval)

7. A personal statement (Chinese program applicants are required to provide personal statement in Chinese)

8. 2 letters of recommendation (in Chinese or English)

9. Research Proposal

10. A copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form

11. No Criminal Record Check click here for more information


Supplementary Documents:

Award certificates or other supporting documents

All application documents must be in Chinese or English. Application documents and applicationfee will NOT be returned regardless of your admission status.

All documents submitted must be true, accurate, and complete. CUFE reserves the right to withdraw offers of admission or expel enrolled students otherwise.


Important message regarding acceptance letter and interview

After the deadline, documents will be sent to admissions committee for academic review. Acceptance letter is NOT NEEDED. Acceptance letter and other documents not listed above will NOT BE INCLUDED in your portfolio. Note: Interview/online interview invitations are only given to applicants who have passed the academic review. Applicants intending to attend online interview should download the app wechat.



1. Submit CSC application at

Please note: Please select Type B, Central University of Finance and Economics (10034).

2. Submit CUFE online application Click Online Application on the right

3. Pay 500 RMB application fee

Payment guide

4. Short-listed applicants attend interview (online interview also available)

5. Wait for admission results to be released (final results expected to release around August)


Contact Us

Office of International Admissions


Tel: +8610-62288286

No. 39 South College Road, Haidian, Beijing, China


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