Nanjing Government Scholarship for Overseas Students

Nanjing Municipal Government set up this scholarship in 2013 to attract and encourage more outstanding overseas students to study and conduct scientific research in universities in Nanjing.

Prospective Candidates

Non-degree students, undergraduates, Master and Ph.D. candidates.


a. Non-Chinese citizens who are healthy physically and mentally, and friendly towards China.

b. Undergraduates at or under the age of 28; Master candidates at or under 35; and Ph.D. candidates at or under 40.

c. Applicants who are not granted with any other scholarship by Chinese government departments or agencies.


Regardless of tuition, living cost or accommodation, this scholarship just provides monthly stipends as follows:

a. 20,000 yuan per academic year for a master and Ph.D. candidate.

b. 10,000 yuan per academic year for an undergraduate.

c. 5,000 yuan per academic year for a one-year student.

d. 2,500 yuan per semester for a one-semester student.

Application Methods

For Returning Students

Applicants should fill in the scholarship application form here
and provide all the required documents listed in the form (all materials should be in the electronic form and be sent to in a Zip file).

For New Students

Apply online first for respective programs at the website here
and mail required documents to the Institute for International Students.

Fill in the scholarship application form here
and send it to No need to provide the required documents listed in the form.

Application Deadline

Usually in mid-July. Specific dates are announced on the official website of the Institute for International Students of Nanjing University each year. Notification of the awardees is posted on the same website

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