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Campus : China

The Chinese Government offers scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions. The scholarship may be awarded for postgraduate (Masters, PhD or Post-doc) or non-degree Chinese language studies. Bachelor's degree scholarships are taught in Chinese and will only be awarded to applicants who already have the required level of Chinese proficiency (HSK 4 or above). Preference is given to applicants for postgraduate studies.

Deadline: The application opens between early January and early April 2018.

Who Can Apply?

South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record.

Demonstrated interest in China and commitment to the development of South Africa.

Applications for PhD studies are open to all fields of study.

For other levels of study, preference will be given to postgraduates and applications in the following fields:

Chinese language studies
Environment and Climate change
Engineering Maritime Studies
Natural and physical sciences
Nuclear and renewable energy
Space science and technology

All students must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a South African university.

All bachelor's applicants must have a HSK Level 4 certificate in order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship.

It is the responsibility of each candidate to do research into available programmes, institutions and programme-specific entrance criteria. The programmes and institutions available under this scholarship are listed at

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