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2013/2014 Chinese Government Scholarship for LSE


Two Chinese Government Scholarships have been allocated to LSE for the academic year 2013/2014. The scholarship will provide a mind-opening experience for students to undertake studies or research in Chinese higher education institutions. It aims to promote culture and language acquisitions through practical immersion. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the Chinese culture as well as prepare themselves in an increasingly global economy where Mandarin is gaining in importance.

The program supports students who come to study in China on undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Chinese language training programs, general scholar and senior scholar programs. Each scholarship we provide covers registration, tuition, comprehensive medical insurance and accommodation. The international airfares have to be borne by the scholarship holders.

Applicants shall apply for the scholarship through dispatching authorities, institutions or the Chinese diplomatic missions.

1. Information sessions:

1) Two information sessions for LSE students (G.08, Confucius Institute for Business, London, LSE Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom)

25th Feb 2013 (Monday 1pm -2pm);

6th March 2013 (Wednesday 1pm-2pm)

2) LSE internal shortlisted meeting on 20 March 2013 (noon Wednesday)

2. Deadline for applications:

Hard-copy documents deadline for submission to LSE (CIBL) on 19 March 2013 (13:00 Tuesday)

3. Scholarships website links:


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Dr Zhicheng DONG at


General Instructions for online application (Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0 is strongly recommended)

Step 1: Log on


and register

Step 2: After logging on the system, please read the "Online Application Guidance" and follow the instructions

Step 3: Click the "Next" button and select the Chinese Government Scholarship

Step 4: Please make sure that you fill in the "AGENCY NO." on your online application form, it is listed in the first blank under "Personal DATA". The Agency No. for UK is 8261.

Step 5: Fill in the online application truly, correctly and follow the steps listed on the left of the page. Only Chinese and English are accepted for the online application. Applicants are required to select the disciplines before choosing their majors. Any inquiry about the disciplines and majors please refer to the Disciplines Index, which could be downloaded from "Help"

Step 6: Preview the application form after finishing it and submit it online

Step 7: Download the finished application form by clicking the "DOWNLOAD APPLICATION" button. Print it out for two copies

Step 8: Prepare other supporting documents as required and send the full package of application documents to CIBL in duplicate


Checking List

1, two application forms

2, two letters of recommendation

3, admission letter or admission notice of Chinese university

4, transcripts of the most advanced studies (notarized photocopy)

5, diploma of the most advanced studies (notarized photocopy)

Bachelor  master  doctor  others

6, foreigner physical examination form (photocopy)

7, study plan in china

8, articles or paper written or published

9, examples of art (6 color pictures) and music (1 audio tape) work (only for the applicants applying for fine arts and music)

10, other attachment (list needed)