To complete the application for USTC "Chinese Government
Scholarship – University Postgraduate Program", please make sure you
finish each of the following steps as required and before the specific
Step 1: Online Application for CSC Scholarship
Log on the on-line application system to do an on-line registration and application (http://www.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/noticeen.html).
After logging, please choose Type B and fill in 10358 as agency code for USTC.
After filling in the application form online, applicants must click
the "submit" button and print out application form in the application
Sign and put a recent photo on the application form.
Scan the application form and upload it later on USTC application system.
Please fill in the exact "Family name", "First name" and passport
number as shown on your passport, and make sure the email address and
"present contact address" (postal address for admission documents)
correct and valid.
If choose to learn Chinese language prior to major study, please fill
in the “duration of elementary Chinese study” as 2018-9-1 to 2019-7-15
and “duration of major study” as 2019-9-1 to 2022-7-15 (for instance of
3-year program). If choose English-taught program, please fill in the
“duration of major study” as 2018-9-1 to 2021-7-15 (for instance of
Please make sure you have put your photo on and sign the application form, otherwise it will be INVALID.
Once you have downloaded the complete form, please DO NOT retrieve
your application in CSC system without our permission, otherwise we will
be unable to process your application further.
Step 2: Online Application for USTC Admission
The online application (http://isa.ustc.edu.cn/xs/login_scho.asp?exit=Y ) includes filling in the application form and uploading supporting documentations.
Create your online application ID with a valid email account and
input a password of your own. You will receive a confirmation email.
Log on your application ID and fill in all the information and upload
required documents. The online application can be accessed and edited
as many times as you like before the deadline of application (March 15, 2018). Your information will be automatically saved once you click "NEXT" when you finish each step.
Submit your application form by clicking "Confirm and Submit" upon
completion. Note that once your application pass "file review", your
information CANNOT be changed.
You can click "Status" in the Quick Links to check your application status.
Step 3: Original Application Documents Submission
After applying online, applicants must submit application materials to
Office of International Cooperation of USTC by post mail or in person
(application materials submitted by email will not be accepted).
Application materials arriving after April 10, 2018 will not be accepted.
Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship with signature and recent photo.
Photocopy of passport (ordinary passport with validity of at least 1 year).
A study or research proposal (no less than 800 words).
Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (with phone number and email address).
Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (download in the attachment below).
Applicants for programs instructed in Chinese but do not apply for
one-year Chinese language courses, must provide the photocopy of HSK
certificate (at least level 4) or other proof of their Chinese language
proficiency; applicants for programs instructed in English must provide
the photocopy of valid IELTS or TOFEL result or other proof of their
English proficiency (except those whose mother tongue is English).
Photocopy of degree certificate and academic transcript for both
Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree (if have) notarized by Ministry of
Education or equivalent authority in your country.
If applicants are university students, they must provide official
documents showing their status as university students and stating
clearly when they will obtain the degree certificate;
If applicants already graduated but have not yet obtained the degree
certificate, they must provide official documents explaining the reasons
and stating clearly when they will obtain the degree certificate;
If applicants are already employed, they must provide official
documents showing their status as on-post employees and permission of
※ Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.
※ Application materials will NOT be returned regardless of the application result.
※ Please make sure you send out the complete set of all the required
documents and specify on the envelop "Application for CSC scholarship"
with the serial number of your Application form for Chinese Government
Scholarship (which can be found at the bottom of the form) and your
application ID for USTC Online Application System (http://isa.ustc.edu.cn/xs/login_scho.asp?exit=Y ).
Postal address:Office of International Cooperation, University of Science and Technology of China, 96 Jinzhai Road, Hefei, 230026, Anhui, China