Chinese Government/African Union Commission Scholarships 2018/2019 for Young Africans to Study in China

Chinese Government scholarships for young Africans – African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, is now accepting scholarship applications from African Students who wish to study in China in the 2018/2019 academic year. The deadline for the submission of application for the Government of The People’s Republic of China Master’s and Doctoral Degrees scholarships is 29th June, 2018.

Chinese Government Scholarships for Africans

Chinese Government:African Union Commission Scholarships 2018:2019 for Young Africans to Study in China

The Government of The People’s Republic of China has made scholarship offers to the African Union Commission, through the Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology, to enable African students study in China in the 2018/2019 Academic Year. The scholarships are intended for studies leading to the award of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in the following Programmes.

(Web Address)
Public PolicyPeking University
Website: http://
Public Administration of National DevelopmentPeking University
 3Public AdministrationTsinghua University
Website: Admission/IMPA
 4Public Administration in International Development and GovernanceTsinghua University
Public AdministrationSun Yat-sen University
 6Chinese EconomyRenmin University of China Website:
Management of Rural Development and Management StudiesChina Agricultural University
Public HealthSouthern Medical University Website:
 9International CommunicationCommunication University of China Website:
 10Transportation Engineering of Railway Operation and ManagementBeijing Jiaotong University Website:
11 Transportation EngineeringCentral South University Website:
12 Professional Accounting ProgramShanghai National Accounting Institute Website:
 13AuditingNanjing Audit University Website:
14 Program in Environmental Management and Sustainable DevelopmentTongji University
 15Information and Communication EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and Technology Website:
16 Electrical EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong University Website:
 17Electrification & Information Technology in Rail TransitSoutheast Jiaotong University Website:
18 International Law and Chinese LawWuhan University
19 Public DiplomacyJilin University
 20International RelationsChina Foreign Affairs University Website:
(Web Address)
1.Theoretical Economics in National DevelopmentPeking University

Chinese Government Scholarships Eligibility & Requirments

The scholarships are open to all qualified African Nationals who meet the admission requirements set forth below. The Language of Instruction will be in English.

Candidates with potential, motivation and desire to play transformative leadership roles in Africa are particularly encouraged to apply.

Admission Requirements

Candidates applying must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university, with at least a second class upper division or its equivalent, in a relevant field. For Doctoral Candidates (Master’s degree in a relevant field is required)
  • Maximum age of 35 years
  • Fluency in the English language, as it is the teaching language Candidates may be required for a written or oral examination after pre-selection.

How to Apply for Chinese Government Master’s & Doctoral Scholarship

Applications must be submitted with a cover letter stating motivation for applying and how the qualification will enable you to serve the continent.

Applications must also be accompanied with the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae including education, work experience and publications if any;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, and personal details page of national passport (at least six month validity)
  • Clear colored passport size photograph (3*4)
  • Recommendations from two academic referees
  • Health Certificate

Official Link

Apply Before: 29th June, 2018

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