Silk Road Scholarships 2024 at Central South University (CSU)

Central South University (CSU) is excited to announce the continuation of its Silk Road Scholarship Program for the academic year 2024. This prestigious scholarship is aimed at fostering international cooperation and academic exchange with countries along the Belt and Road initiative. Here’s everything prospective students need to know about applying for this generous scholarship.

Application Timeline

Applications are open for CSU silk road scholarship until April 30, 2024, providing ample time for interested candidates to prepare and submit their applications.

Eligibility and Supported Programs

The scholarship is open to Master’s and doctoral students, specifically targeting majors in:

  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Mining Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Traffic and Transportation Engineering

These degree programs are available in both Chinese and English of instruction.

Scholarship Benefits

The CSU’s Silk Road Scholarship covers all essential aspects of student life, ensuring a comprehensive support system:

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • Free on-campus accommodation
  • Medical insurance
  • A monthly living allowance (CNY 3,000 for Master’s students and CNY 3,500 for doctoral students)

Application Criteria

Applicants must be excellent non-Chinese graduates under 35 years for Master’s programs and under 40 years for Doctoral programs. They should have a good academic record, be in good health, and have no criminal background. Importantly, they should not have received funding from other organizations. Language requirements include an HSK level 4 for Chinese-taught programs and a minimum of 6 in IELTS or 85 in TOEFL for English-taught programs, with certain exemptions provided based on previous education or national language.

How to Apply for CSU Silk Road Scholarship 2024?

The application process is twofold:

  1. CSU Application System: Register and apply via the CSU international student online system, selecting the Chinese Government Scholarship option.
  2. CSC System: Complete the CSC Online Application, selecting program category Type B with the agency number 10533. It’s crucial to apply through both systems.

Applicants need to provide detailed documentation including academic transcripts, language certificates, a study plan, a personal statement video, CV, recommendation letters, and a non-criminal record report.

The 2024 Silk Road Scholarship offers a fantastic opportunity for international students to pursue advanced education in critical fields of study at one of China’s leading universities, fostering intercultural dialogue and academic excellence

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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