Chinese Government Scholarship 2021

Fri Jan 22, 2021

The Chinese Government is offering scholarships for South African students to study at Chinese institutions starting in the 2021/22 academic year. The Department of Higher Education and Training (the Department) is responsible for nominations. For more information about the Chinese Government scholarship please visit the China Scholarship Council website.


The scholarship is offered for undergraduate (Bachelors) studies in the identified scarce skills, postgraduate (Masters or PhD), non-degree Chinese language studies or non-degree senior / general scholars. Bachelor’s degree scholarships are taught in Chinese and will only be awarded to applicants who already have the required level of Chinese proficiency (HSK 4 or above).


289 Chinese universities are eligible to host scholarship recipients. The Department has identified possible universities for you to apply to, click here