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Recruitment of Foreign Students Studying in China under the

Chinese Government Scholarship-TJU Program

Tianjin University is one of the designated Chinese institutions of higher
education, authorized by the China Scholarship Council and the Ministry of
Education of China to recruit foreign students under the Chinese Government
Scholarship Program.
Programs and Duration of the scholarship
Duration of Specialty

Duration of
Language Studies
1 year

Duration of

2.5-3 years
2.5-4 years
(taught in Chinese)
2 years
-2 years
(taught in English)
3 years
1 year
3-4 years
The duration of the scholarship is the same as the duration of studies which is
confirmed when the students enter Tianjin University. There is no extension.
International students without any prior knowledge of the Chinese language can
learn Chinese for one year in the School of International Education at Tianjin
Standards of the Scholarship
1. Registration fee, tuition, fee for laboratory experiment, internship placements and
accommodation fee on campus are exempted;
Accommodation for Master students: double room;
for PhD students: single room.
2. Living Allowance:
Standard (RMB): Master students: 3,000 RMB/month;
PhD students: 3,500 RMB/month.
3. Comprehensive Insurance & Protection Scheme for Foreigners Students under the
Chinese Government Scholarship Program is provided.
Note: The standards of
Chinese government.


may vary according to the policy of

Choice of specialty
Tianjin University offers 118 Master programs and 84 PhD programs.


Chinese Programs
Specialty for Master Program: 118
Specialty for PhD Program: 84
English Programs
Master in Chemical Engineering
Master in Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean
Master in Electronic Information Engineering
Master in Pharmaceutical Technology
Master in Software Engineering
Master in Architecture
Master in Landscape Architecture
Master in Urban Planning
Master in Mechanical Engineering
Master in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermo-Physics.
Note: Students must choose their specialty carefully as students are not permitted to
transfer to another specialty once they have accepted their place. Please refer to the
specialties attached below.
Qualification for Applicants
1. Any nationality other than Chinese nationals. Applicants must be in good health;
2. Education and age requirements:
For Masters applicants: have graduated with a Bachelor degree and be under the
age of 35 (born after 1981);
For PhD applicants: have graduated with a Master degree, and be under the age of
40 (born after 1976).
Application Materials
The applicants must fill in and submit two copies of each of the following application
materials: (in duplicate)
1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship Program (filled in by
typing in Chinese or English, with the photo. The original and a copy must be
Applicants shall fill in and print the application form after submitting it online. The
CSC Online Application System for Study in China is available at
The agency number for Tianjin University is 10056.
2. The notarized certificate of the highest diploma. If the applicant is employed a
proof of employment is to be submitted with the application. Documents in languages
other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese
or English, the original and a copy must be submitted.
3. The notarized copy of the Academic Transcripts: Transcripts in languages other
than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or

4. A study or research plan not less than 800 words in English or Chinese. All
applicants must submit a study or research plan for the study period in China.
5. Two recommendation letters: Applicants who apply for Master Program need to
submit two recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors or
associate professors. Applicants who apply for PhD program need to submit two
recommendation letters in English or Chinese from two professors.
6. Applicants for art studies are requested to submit two sketches of the applicants
own works.
7. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (The original copy should
be kept by the applicant). The medical examinations 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. Please select the appropriate time to have the
medical examination as the medical results have 6-month validity.
8. Photocopy of passport.
9. Applicants who do not take Chinese language studies have to submit the HSK
certificate. A minimum requirement of HSK4 (Score 180 or above) for
Engineering/Science or HSK5 (Score 180 or above) for liberal arts is needed.
Applicants who apply the English-taught Programs have to submit the English
certificate (TOFEL: no less than 550, New TOFEL: no less than 75 or IELTS: no less
than 6.0).
10. Applicants should submit a self-introduction video. The video must be recorded
in Chinese or English (depending on the programs chosen) and be less than 5 minutes
in duration.
The applicants need to mail all the above application materials to International
Admissions Office, School of International Education, Tianjin University.
Application materials will not be returned regardless of the outcome of application.
Deadline for Application: March 11, 2016
Both the online application and all the application documents should be submitted and
delivered before March 11, 2016.
Matriculation and Notice
1. The application will not be processed if it is inconsistent with the recruitment
requirements or the materials are incomplete.
2. We will view all the application material, and admission is based on merit.
3. We will send the Admission Notice and Visa Application Form for Study in China
(JW201) to the successful applicants.
Registration Date: Early September 2016

Address: International Admissions office (Room 118 in Liuyuan), School of

International Education, Tianjin University
No.92, Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, China
Zip code: 300072
Tel: 0086-22-27406691 (available for English, Korean, Japanese and Indonesian)
Fax: 0086-22-27406147
Website: or
1. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship Program
2. Physical Examination
3. Tianjin University Specialty for Master Program
4. Tianjin University Master Program taught in English
5. Tianjin University Specialty for PhD Program
6. Master Recommendation Letter
7. PhD Recommendation Letter
8. Master Self Description
9. PhD Self Description