The Chinese Government Scholarship Program (CGSP) allows US Senior Scholars to study at Chinese institutions for periods of up to 2 years. Applicants can choose 1 academic program and 3 institutions as their preferences from the list of CGSP-designated Chinese institutions. Candidates must be non-Chinese have Master’s degree or above, or hold academic titles of associate professor or above, and be under the age of 50. Applicants with no command of Chinese are required to take courses in the language for 1 year before enrollment. Scholarship extensions are not permitted.

Agencies Involved: Ministry of Education (China), China Scholarship Council

Key Dates: Applications are accepted between January and April each year