International Students' Scholarships from the Shanghai Government

Shanghai University is happy to invite applications for International Students’ Scholarships from the Shanghai Government for International Bachelors, Masters and PhD Students 2022-2023, eligible persons are by this notice charged to hurry and apply for this Fully Funded program in China.

It was established in 2006, the Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship aims to enhance the development of international student education in Shanghai and encourage more and more outstanding international students and scholars to universities in Shanghai.

The Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS 2022-2023) is part of the Social Responsibilities of the government to fund fees for International Students in China. Get the best of UndergraduateMastersPh.D. Education and other vital information.

What You Need To Know About The Shanghai Government Scholarship

This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai, is in two types: A, B.

The Type A, exclusively for those who study for Undergraduate, Master’s or Doctoral degrees and undergraduate preparatory courses. This is also a full scholarship, including tuition, free accommodation, accident insurance, living allowance.

And the Type B, only for those who study for degrees, is partial scholarship, only including tuition accident insurance.

Scholarship Benefits

Successful applicants for the two types of Shanghai Government scholarships receive the following :

Full Scholarship

  • A waiver of tuition fee
  • free on-campus dormitory accommodation
  • Stipend: Bachelor: RMB 1100/ month; Master: RMB 1700/ month; PhD: RMB 2100/ month
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China.

Partial Scholarship

  • a waiver of tuition fee
  • Free on-campus dormitory accommodation
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance and Protection Scheme for International Students in China

Eligibility for the Shanghai Government Scholarship

To qualify for this Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship for international students, the applicant must:

  • Be a non-Chinese citizen in good health.
  • At the time of application, not be a degree-seeking student at a Chinese university.
  • Be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for the undergraduate programs;
  • For the doctoral programs, be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for it.
  • when applying to master’s programs, a bachelor’s degree holder who is under 35 years old.
  • Be excellent in academic and extra-curricular performance and yet not be rewarded any other scholarships offered by the Chinese government
  • In addition, meet the corresponding language level requirements:
  • The applicant’s general Chinese proficiency test (HSK) should at least reach the new level 4 (a new Chinese proficiency test certificate is required). And at the same time, it should meet the language requirements for the language of instruction in the applicant institution and professional regulations.
  • You must Meet the conditions for applying for institutions and professional regulations.
  • And also, not all other scholarships of the Chinese government have been obtained at the same time.

Level/Field of Study

The scholarship is open to students to pursue a degree in their chosen field in any of the following programs:
Bachelor’s degree programs.
Master’s degree programs (except MBA and MTCSOL*) Note: MBA is short for Master of Business Administration;
MTCSOL refers to Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages.
Doctoral degree programs.

Host Nationality

Shanghai Government Scholarship is taken and hosted in China. Check out world scholarship forum international scholarship category.

Eligible Nationality

Shanghai Government Scholarship is available to international students from any country (EXCEPT China). And you can also check our scholarship by country category for more scholarship updates.

Why You Should Apply For Shanghai Government Scholarship?

According to the latest QS Best Student Cities Ranking, Shanghai is among the world’s top 40 cities for international students to study in.

Additionally, Shanghai is one of the biggest cities in the world and shook the world with its development in recent times as it is competing with other cities of the world which have been instituted since ages.

Supposed you are an eligible applicant; We encourage you to apply for the 2022-2023 Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS 2022-2023).

Sponsorship Duration

Schooling and duration are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Program: 4 to 5 years
  • Master’s degree programs: 2 to 3 years
  • Doctoral degree programs: 3 to 4 years

However, the actual scholarship duration is subject to the information on the Admission Notice, which cannot be extended in general.


How to Apply for Shanghai Government Scholarship 2019-2020

Step 1: Complete the online application procedure at SGS Online Application System

Step 2: Log in to the “Study in Shanghai” website and apply directly to the school or major to be enrolled.

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For Shanghai University Application:
  • Complete the online application procedure at Shanghai University online application
  • Again, complete the online payment for the non-refundable application fee RMB 500.
The East China Normal University Application:
  • Visit the scholarship Link at
  • Applicant should register and apply online through And submit an online application and pay the application fee.

List of Institution For The Shanghai Foreign Student Government Scholarships

No. Institution name Universities Website / Web Site
1 Fudan University Fudan University
2 Shanghai Jiaotong University Shanghai Jiao Tong University
3 Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
4 Tongji University Tongji University
5 East China Normal University East China Normal University
6 East China University of Science and Technology East China University of Science and Technology
7 Shanghai International Studies University Shanghai International Studies University Http://
8 Donghua University Donghua University Http://
9 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
10 Shanghai University Shanghai University
11 Shanghai University of Technology The University of Shanghai for Science and Technology Http://
12 Shanghai Maritime University Shanghai Maritime University
13 Shanghai Conservatory of Music Shanghai Conservatory of Music Http://
14 Shanghai Theatre Academy Shanghai Theatre Academy Http://
15 Shanghai Institute of Physical Education Shanghai University of Sport Http://
16 East China University of Political Science and Law East China University of Political Science and Law
17 Shanghai Ocean University Shanghai Ocean University Http://
18 Shanghai Electric Power College Shanghai University of Electric Power
19 Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
20 Shanghai Normal University Shanghai Normal University Http://
21 Shanghai University of International Business and Economics Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
22 Shanghai University of Engineering and Technology Shanghai University of Engineering Science
23 Shanghai Lixin Accounting and Finance College Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
24 Shanghai Second Polytechnic University Shanghai Polytechnic University Http://
25 Shanghai Electric Institute Shanghai Tianjin University
26 Shanghai University of Applied Sciences Shanghai Institute of Technology
27 Shanghai Business School Shanghai Business School
28 Shanghai School of Political Science and Law Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
29 Shanghai Shanda College Sanda University
30 Shanghai Jianqiao College Shanghai Jian Qiao University
31 Shanghai Health Medical College Shanghai University of Medicine & Health Sciences
32 Shanghai New York University NYU Shanghai Https://
33 China Europe International Business School China Europe International Business School
34 Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Shanghai Government Scholarship 2022-2023 Application Deadlines

The application deadline varies among the schools. Nevertheless, the application time is generally 2-4 months per year, but the annual application time and process of each institution may be adjusted, subject to the information published by the institutions on their admissions website.

Shanghai University

Applications are currently being accepted from the present time till April yearly (full intake only)

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