Shanghai Government Scholarships are being offered to international students. These fully funded scholarships are given to prospective bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. students. The Chinese government is generously funding these scholarship programs to increase the number of international students studying at their universities. One of the primary reasons is to increase the diversity of universities in China. So, there are many students who are given this opportunity, and you should definitely consider applying!

So, what does the Shanghai Government scholarship cover? It covers basically everything. We will go into detail in the next section, but Shanghai Government Scholarship is one of the most generous scholarships that are in existence.

Shanghai Government Scholarship Award Amount

There are two types of Shanghai Government Scholarships. Here are the award details:

  • Type A (Full scholarship): covers tuition, expenses for accommodation and living, and medical insurance
  • Type B (Partial scholarship): covers tuition and medical insurance

Obviously, you should strive to get the type A scholarship since it covers expenses for accommodation and living too!

Eligible Study Program Degree

So what are the eligible degrees? This program covers all degree levels: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D degrees

Check Also: Available Programs for International Students

Application Procedure and Deadline

The application period is from February to March 30th. Students need to visit the Application Page to learn about the requirements and fill out the application form on the official scholarship website. There are various forms and documents that you need to upload. So, we recommend starting the application very early!

Eligible Universities for Shanghai Government Scholarships

You can study at these excellent universities in Shanghai if you do get this scholarship:

Universities Eligible for Shanghai Gov’t Scholarships
Fudan University Shanghai University of Electric Power
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Shanghai Normal University
Tongji University Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
East China Normal University Shanghai University of Engineering Science
East China University of Science and Technology Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
Shanghai International Studies University Shanghai Polytechnic University
Donghua University Shanghai Dianji University
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Shanghai Institute of Technology
Shanghai University Shanghai Business School
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
Shanghai Maritime University Sanda University
Shanghai Conservatory of Music Shanghai Jian Qiao University
Shanghai Theatre Academy Shanghai University of Medicine & Health Sciences
Shanghai University of Sport NYU Shanghai
East China University of Political Science and Law China Europe International Business School
Shanghai Ocean University Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

There are a total of 30 universities that are eligible for Shanghai Government Scholarships!


We hope that this article on Shanghai Government Scholarships was helpful. To learn more about scholarship opportunities, check out the Currently Open Scholarships Page!

About the Author: Hyun Lee

Hi! I am Hyun, and I am the founder at Global Scholarships. I've received a full-tuition scholarship at Birmingham-Southern College and a $1,000 Burger King Scholarship for my undergraduate degree and was offered a fully funded scholarship consisting of tuition, living stipend, and health insurance for computer science Ph.D. program at North Carolina State University. You can read more about my scholarship journey here. If you are interested, you can follow me on Linkedin where I regularly write about scholarship opportunities.

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