British Council China Scholarship 2017

British Council China Scholarship 2017

The British Council in China is offering up to seven scholarships as part of Generation UK, a campaign to encourage and support UK student mobility to China. The British Council China Scholarship is for UK students (British passport holders, or Irish passport holders for Northern Ireland domiciled) to undertake a period of study at a university in the People’s Republic of China.
Criteria for Eligibility

Applicants must be:

1.UK citizens (British passport holders, or Irish passport holders for Northern Ireland domiciled)

2.Enrolled at a UK institution at the point of application or a recent graduate (applying within one year of your graduation date)

3.At least 18 years old

Application Guide

Applications for the British Council China Scholarship should be submitted online and application materials should be sent via post. Please refer to the following steps detailing how to apply:

Step 1: Complete a British Council China Scholarship Application Form

Step 2: Visit and register an account. Once registered, log in and read the instructions on the home page. Internet Explorer (6.0 or 7.0) is recommended for browser compatibility.

Step 3: On the next screen, s elect Cooperation Program Scholarship and click ‘Next’.

Step 4: For the British Council China Scholarship, the Agency No. is 8264.

Step 5: On the same page, fill out all details required and ensure that information is truthful and accurate.

Step 6: Applicants are required to s elect a discipline before choosing a major. Information on disciplines and majors is listed under the Disciplines Index, which can be downloaded from Help. Note: this is stage where you indicate the course and universities that you either holder offers from or wish to apply to.

Step 7: Preview the application form after finishing and submit it online.

Step 8: Download the application form by clicking the button Download Application and print out two copies.

Step 9: Prepare two copies of each application form and supporting document required (listed on the following page) and send the full package of application documents to the China Scholarship Council (application documents will not be returned)

Postal address

Hao Li

Division of International Students Affairs

China Scholarship Council

13/F, Building A3,

No.9 Chegongzhuang Street,

Xicheng District,



Please send the following documents to the China Scholarship Council:

1.British Council China Scholarship application form

2.Printed CSC application form

(The CSC application form should be completed online following the above steps as a guide.)

3.Certificates of your highest qualification gained (e.g. degree or A-Level certificates)

4.Most recent academic transcripts (or degree certificate)

5.Two academic references (referees should be from your current university)

6.A personal statement/study plan (500 words)

Two photocopies of each document above should be forwarded to the China Scholarship Council at the address above by March 15th, 2017. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Please note: we are unable to track the status or confirm the receipt of applications. Only successful candidates will be contacted by the British Council.

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