How to Apply
1. China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship
Provided for excellent international applicants by the Chinese government, this scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodations, insurance, and living stipends. Xiangtan University is an appointed university by the Ministry of Education to host CSC scholarship students. Applicants can apply to Chinese Embassy in their home country or directly to Xiangtan University for it from January to April every year. This scholarship is only for master’s degree and doctoral degree applicants.
Detailed information is available at: http://www.campuschina.org/
2. International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship
Provided by Center for Language Education and Cooperation, International Chinese Language Teachers Scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodations, insurance, and living stipends for language students of one academic year or one semester. Applicants can apply for it on the website (http://cis.chinese.cn) since March 1, 2021.
3. Hunan Provincial Scholarship for Chinese Language Learning Students from the Countries along the Belt and Road
Provided by the Hunan Provincial Government, this scholarship is set up for students of one-year Chinese study (non-degree) from countries along the Belt and Road, covering tuition fees, accommodations, insurance, and living stipends. Applicants can apply to Xiangtan University for this scholarship from March to May every year.
Application Deadline for 2021 Enrollment
●Deadline for non-degree applicants (Language students): May 15, 2021
●Deadline for degree applicants: April 30, 2021
(All subject to postmark date)
Time of Enrollment
September each year
1. Xiangtan University Application Form for International Students
*For CSC Scholarship applicants, the “CSC Scholarship Application Form” is also required. (Log into the “China Scholarship Council Online Application System for Studying in China” (http://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/login) to fill in and submit your information through the agency number “10530” of Xiangtan University. Then download and print the “CSC Scholarship Application Form”); for Hunan Province “The Belt and Road” Scholarship applicants, the “Application Form of Hunan Provincial Scholarship for Chinese Language Learning Students from the Countries along the Belt and Road” is also required.
2. A copy of passport information page
3. Notarized highest diploma and official transcripts
(The prospective diploma recipients shall submit official documents issued by your current school to prove your current student status and expected graduation date. The official diploma must be provided at registration.)
4. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Photocopy)
*The physical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms (e.g., without signatures by attending physicians or official stamps from the hospital, without a sealed photograph of the applicant, etc.) are considered as invalid. Examination forms must be in either Chinese or English. Please be careful about your examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months).
5. Certification of no criminal record
*Either in Chinese or English; the issuing date cannot be earlier than Jan 15, 2021.
6. Specific study or research plan in China（Required for both undergraduate and graduate applicants).
7. Two recommendation letters from professors or associate professors (Required for graduate applicants)
*Either in Chinese or English, including referees’ contact information; the issuing date cannot be earlier than Jan 1, 2021
8. Chinese proficiency certificate/HSK certificate
9. Financial support statement (Required for the self-supported applicants)
*Certificate of bank deposit that is able to cover the costs for living and studying in China for at least one year.
Further documents of the applicant’s academic ability and comprehensive quality can be submitted together with the materials listed above. Other supplementary materials may be requested as well. No application documents will be returned back.
(*Precautions: Application materials which are not in Chinese or English must be submitted with their additional notarized Chinese or English translation copies. It is recommended to notarize your documents and their translated copies at the embassy (consulate) of the People's Republic of China in your own country. Documents with more than two pages must be stamped on each page or sealed over the perforation; applicants shall be responsible for the authenticity and completeness of their submitted materials. Any false or missing application documents will not be accepted.)
Please Send Application Materials to:
Address: Department (Office 107) of International Students Affairs, International Exchange Center of Xiangtan University, Hunan, China
Recipient: Ms. Xie
Application materials shall be submitted to the International Students Department of the International Exchange College at Xiangtan University (Office Room: 107) in A4 format and in two copies. It can be delivered by post and in person, or forwarded by trustees. EMS is recommended for mailing; only paper materials are accepted. Application materials by e-mail will not be accepted.
The first semester: September to December
The second semester: March to July
Winter Vacation: January to February, one month (including the Spring Festival)
Summer Vacation: July to August, two months
National Day: October 1st - 7th
May Day: May 1
New Year's Day: January 1st
Tomb-sweeping Day: April 5th
Dragon Boat Festival: the 5th day of the fifth month in Chinese lunar calendar
Mid-Autumn Festival: the 15th day of the eighth month in Chinese lunar calendar
Department of International Students Affairs (Office 107), International Exchange Center of Xiangtan University
Add: Xiangtan University, Yuhu District, Xiangtan City, Hunan Province, China Post Code: 411105