Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Scholarships 2024 Announcement

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is inviting international students to apply for its SJTU fully-funded scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. These Chinese scholarships are available for undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. levels, under the SJTU’s CSC, or SGS Scholarship program, supported by the Chinese Government Scholarships Council, and SJTU’s own university-sponsored scholarships.

SJTU Scholarship Types and Funding Details

1# SJTU University Scholarship: This fully-funded program covers tuition, monthly stipends, health insurance, housing allowance, and cultural learning opportunities. It is open to master’s and Ph.D. candidates. The application deadline is March 31, 2024.

2# SJTU-CSC Chinese Government Scholarships: Offered for bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. levels in both English and Chinese mediums, this scholarship includes tuition fee waivers, monthly stipends, free accommodation, and health insurance. Application deadlines are December 15, 2023, for the first round, and February 15, 2024, for the second (last) round for classes starting in September 2024 at SJTU campus in Shanghai.

3# SJTU-Shanghai Government Scholarship (SJTU-SGS): Available in two types, Full and Partial, offering benefits like tuition fee waivers, medical insurance, and monthly living expenses. Application deadline is March 15, 2024.

4# SJTU-Confucius Institute Scholarship: For those interested in Chinese language education, covering full tuition, health insurance, accommodation, and living allowances.

Language Requirements for Scholarship Admissions at SJTU

If you want to apply for admission on any scholarship at Shanghai jiaotong university 2024 batch then make sure to have following level of English/Chinese proficiecny proof:

  • For English-taught programs: A TOEFL score of 80 or above, or IELTS academic score of 6.5 bands or above. or must have possession of English language proficiency certificate issued from last attended school.
  • For Chinese-taught programs: A minimum HSK score of 5 (220) or HSK 6 (180) score required.

Note: Applicants who have studied in English may be exempt from IELTS, but must provide an English Proficiency Certificate.

Application Process and Eligibility Criteria of SJTU Scholarship

Application Fee: 800 CNY (about $120 USD), non-refundable.

General Eligibility: Non-Chinese citizens in good health with outstanding academic performance. Bachelor’s degree required for master’s programs, and a master’s degree for doctoral program admissions.

Application Process: Submit an application for a scholarship at SJTU online with the required documents, including transcripts, degree certificates, passport copy, language proficiency proof, recommendation letters, study plan, and statement of purpose. CSC-SJTU scholarship application required additional China Scholarship council application and process of it is explained here:

International students interested in applying for the SJTU-CSC Scholarships have two primary routes for application submission: directly through Shanghai Jiao Tong University or via the Chinese Embassy in their home country. It is important to choose only one of these routes for application.

Step-by-Step Guide to Apply for SJTU-CSC Scholarship 2024:

1# Access the CSC Portal and SJTU Admission Page: Begin by visiting the official CSC portal and the SJTU admission website.

2# Account Creation: Create a personal account on both the CSC portal and the SJTU admission page. This will involve entering your basic personal details.

3# Completing the CSC Scholarship Application:

    • Fill out the CSC Scholarship application form available on the portal.
    • Select ‘Category B’ for the CSC scholarship.
    • Enter the details of SJTU, including its agency number (10248).

4# Submission and Download of CSC Application:

    • After completing the application, submit it through the portal.
    • Download a copy of the submitted CSC Scholarship application form for your records.

5# SJTU University Application:

    • Navigate to the SJTU University website and log into your created account.
    • Enter your basic information and upload the required documents in PDF format, including the CSC Scholarship application form.
    • Pay the application fee of 800 CNY if applicable.

6# Enhancing Your Application:

    • If possible, include an acceptance letter from a Chinese professor, as this can significantly boost your chances of being selected.

7# Final Submission and Awaiting Results:

    • Review your application for completeness and accuracy.
    • Submit your application on the SJTU website.
    • Await the final decision on your application.

SJTU Scholarships 2024-2025 Application Deadlines

  • CSC Scholarship: December 15, 2023 (1st Round), February 15, 2024 (Last Round).
  • SJTU and SGS Scholarships: March 31, 2024.
  • Self-Supported Application: May 31, 2024.
  • Enrollment begins September 3, 2024.

SJTU China offers a wealth of opportunities for international students to pursue their academic goals in one of China’s most prestigious universities. With a variety of MS, PhD scholarship options, students are encouraged to apply early and prepare thoroughly for this exciting educational journey.

Engr Razia jee

Engr. Razia Jee is a distinguished senior engineer at Saudi Aramco, having achieved her MS and PhD through fully funded international scholarships. Beyond her technical contributions, she passionately mentors students on how to secure scholarships for studying abroad. With a commitment to fostering global education opportunities, Razia combines her extensive experience and insights to guide aspiring scholars towards achieving their academic and professional goals.

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