2018 NPU Chinese Government Scholarship Program

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Located in the historic city of Xi'an, the cradle of Chinese civilization, and terminus of the ancient Silk Road, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented in China that is simultaneously developing education and research programs in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, and marine technology engineering. NPU is one of the first 22 universities to have established a graduate school. NPU was one of the first universities to enter into the 211 Project in 1995 and the 985 Project in 2001. NPU is a member of the "Outstanding University Alliance" program and is honored as a National Role Model Unit, a National Pioneer for Optimal Advanced Basic-level Party Organization and a Model University for Graduate Employment. NPU will continue to pioneer new pathways into the future inthe process of building a world first-class university and world first-class disciplines.

NPU has 16 academic schools, offering 65 undergraduate programs, 120 postgraduate programs, 71 doctoral programs, and 17 post doctoral programs. The university has more than 3,600 faculty members, including 1,800 full-time and associate professors, 27 scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), 31 chair and lecture professors from the Cheung Kung Scholars Program, and 14 recipients of the National Science Fund for Young Distinguished Scholars. Currently, the university has 26,093 students, including 14,451 undergraduates, 8,017 master's degree students, 3,625 full-time PhD candidates and 2,521 professional degree students.

NPU sincerely welcomes all outstanding international students to join NPU and pursue a higher education here!

I. DurationandStandardof the Scholarship



Ph. D

Study Duration

3 years

4 years




Dormitory Housing


Comprehensive Medical Insurance

1-year Chinese Preparatory Study (Optional)













Students who are not proficient in Chinese language can apply for Chinese language studies for 1 year before their major studies. Please note the duration of scholarships shall NOT be extended.

Attached is the programs for master students and Ph. D students.

 2018 NPU Chinese Government Scholarship Program Catalogue (English Medium).xlsx

 2018 NPU Chinese Government Scholarship Program Catalogue (Chinese Medium).xlsx


1. Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens, and healthy;

2. Applicants who apply for the master's scholarship should have their bachelor's degree and be under 35;

3. Applicants who apply for the Ph.D. scholarship should have their master's degree and be under 40;

4. Applicants are not required to have HSK examination results or Chinese language learning experience because NPU offers classes in the English medium.

5. Applicants should have good academic marks.

6. Applicants should have strong capacity in scientific research.

III. Application Documents and Procedure

Application Documents

1. Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship.

2. Notarized highest diploma.

3. Academic transcripts.

4. Two letters of recommendation.

5. A study plan.

6. Notarized copies of research achievements.

7. Certificate of English/Chinese proficiency.

8. A copy of valid passport.

9. Physical Examination form.

10. Others.

Applicants should apply online first, and then sign it and send TWO printed copies of the documents to the International College of NPU by post.

Application Deadline: Friday, Mar. 16, 2018


1.Applicants should register and apply online on the following web page:

http://www.campuschina.org/(TYPE B, the agency No. for NPU is 10699). Please provide the address, passport No. and contact No. correctly and in detail since we will send the admission notice through these messages.

2. After the online registration, applicants should print the auto-generated Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship and submit it to the International College in principle.

3. Notarized highest diploma or certificate. If the applicant is studying in university or working in company, he/she has to submit the studentship certificate (notifying graduation time) or working certificate produced by his/her university or company. If the certificate is not in English or Chinese, it has to be notarized in English or Chinese.

4. Transcripts or notarized transcripts if they are neither English nor Chinese.

5. Astudy plan in English or Chinese (not less than 800 wordsfor master's degree applicants; not less than 1500 words for doctor's degree applicants).

6. Recommendation letters in English or Chinese by two professors or associate professors.

7.Certificate of English/Chinese Proficiency: HSK, TOEFL, IELTS, or GRE. (Applicants for Chinese-medium program should have certificate for HSK4 and above. Applicants for English-medium program should have certificate for IELTS 5.5 and above, or certificate for TOEFL 80 and above).

8.Physical Examination Form. Applicants should strictly follow the requirements of the Physical Examination Form. It will be invalid if there is page missing, or no photo or no seal on the perforation or no signature by the hospital or doctor in the form. The result of the examination will be valid for 6 months. Please arrange the time of your physical examination appropriately.

 Foreigner physical exanmination form.pdf

IV. Others

1.The result of the first round of selection will be released around April 2018. The result of the admission will be finalized around July 15th, 2018 (depend on the final result from CSC).

2. The Scholarship awardee needs to register at NPU before Sep.15, 2018, otherwise it will be regarded as renouncing his or her Scholarship.

V. Contact Us:

Applicants should mail your documents to the following address:

Consignee: GAO Yu

International College of Northwestern Polytechnical University

Address: No.127 Youyi Xilu, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Zip code: 710072

In Chinese:




For any inquires please contact us on any of the below:

Tel: +86-29-88493130


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