Chinese Government Scholarship Application Procedures
Under the agreement between the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Province of British Columbia (B.C.) as well as Province of Alberta,the Chinese Government provides a number of scholarships encouraging residents of British Columbia and Alberta to study in China.Five full and ten partial scholarships for each province are available annually.
Education office,the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver in collaboration with the Ministry of Advanced Education Skills and Training (AEST) in B.C. and the Ministry of Advanced Education in Alberta are responsible for the application reviewing,evaluation,recruitment of students and routine management of the Chinese Government Scholarship.
A scholarship review committee recommends scholarship candidates to the China Scholarship Council (CSC). The CSC evaluates candidates and advises the AEST in B.C. and the Ministry of Advanced Education in Alberta of final recommendations. The AEST in B.C. and the Ministry of Advanced Education in Alberta notify successful candidates.
1. Applicants from British Columbia and Alberta are required to log on the following websites to check the deadline for receiving applications and prepare for mailing the documents required.
Applicants from B.C.:
Applicants from Alberta:
2. An online application is required by the China Scholarship Council.Please be noted that the Program Category is Type A while the Agency Number is 1242 for both B.C.and Alberta.
Usually,the CGS online application opens at the beginning of each year and shutdowns at the beginning of April.
Please see the step-by-step instructions on the online application.
Step 2: Read “Tips for online application” carefully before clicking “NEXT” to the registration page.
Step 3: Log in with your user name and password. For new user, please click “Create an account” for registration.
Step4: Fill in the correct Program Category and Agency Number as above mentioned.
Step 5: Fill in the online application form and upload supporting documents truly, correctly and completely following the steps listed on the left of the page.Applicants are required to select a discipline before choosing their majors.Please refer to the Disciplines Index, which could be downloaded from Help, if you have any doubt about the disciplines and majors.
Step 6: Check each part of your Application carefully before submitting it.Click Submit to submit your Application.The submitted documents will be the only reference for the applied universities to confirm the admission.
Step 7: You can make changes to your application by clicking Withdraw and Edit the Application on the top of the page.But make sure to submit it again by clicking Submit after finishing all the changes.Otherwise,the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.
Step 8: You can download and print the completed Application Form by clicking Print the Application Form.
Step 9: Post the paper application form and other supporting documents to the AEST in B.C. and the Ministry of Advanced Education in Alberta as required on their websites.
Please use Firefox or Internet Explorer (11.0). Menu selection functions may not work in other browsers.Only Chinese and English are accepted for the online application.
3. Application result
Usually,the application result will be released at the beginning of May.The B.C.Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and Alberta Advanced Education will be responsible for the notification of the result to all the applicants by e-mail and send the e-version of the Award Letter for Chinese Government Scholarship to the scholarship recipients so that they can apply for the letter of admission which will enhance the opportunity to enter targeted universities.
4. Visa package mailing
The Letter of Admission and Visa Application for Studying in China (JW201) will be posted to the scholarship recipients at the beginning of July. It’s time for the recipients to apply for the Chinese visa at the nearest visa section of the Chinese Consulate General and be prepared to study in China.
III.Application and other Documents’ Mailing Address
Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Planning, International and Intergovernmental Branch International Education Unit
PO Box 9157 STN PROV GOVT
4th Floor - 835 Humboldt Street Victoria BC V8W 9H2 Canada
Senior Program Officer
International Education and Intergovernmental Coordination Branch
Alberta Advanced Education
11th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 – 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 4L5
For more information or inquires about the Chinese Government Scholarship please contact with following.
Education Office, Consulate-General of
The People's Republic of China in Vancouver
2215 Eddington Drive
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6L 2E6