Chinese Government Scholarships at CAAS 2018


China as a developed country offers scholarships for you. This scholarships has many good benefit for awardee (fully funded). Today, CGS offering variety degree: Master, Doctoral, and Visiting student. The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) is a national research organization for scientific research, technology transfer and education in agriculture.


  • Non-Chinese citizens;

  • healthy and willing to abide by the Chinese laws and decrees;

  • Education and age requirements as follows:

    • Master’s programs: holding a Bachelor’s degree and under the age of 35;

    • Doctoral programs: holding a Master’s degree and under the age of 40;

    • Visiting Scholar: having at least two years of undergraduate studies and under the age of 35;

    • Senior Visiting Scholar: holding Master’s or higher degree or academic titles of associate professor or higher, and under the age of 40.

  • English and/or Chinese proficiency is required.


  • A fee waiver of tuition and basic textbooks. Cost of experiments or internships beyond the program curriculum is at student’s own expense. Cost of books or learning materials other than required basic textbooks is at student’s own expense.

  • Free on-campus dormitory accommodation.

  • Fee for Comprehensive Medical Insurance.

  • Living allowance (per month):

    • Master’s students & Visiting scholars: 3,000 RMB;

    • Doctoral students & Senior visiting scholars: 3,500 RMB.


  • a Application Form for Study in CAAS-2018 ( Please download the newest 2018 application form, and for the Part II of the Form, please leave it blank);

    • Please choose the major and host supervisor cautiously based on the attached Supervisor List and submit your application after a thorough discussion with the expected supervisor. The supervisor list keeps on updating!

  • b CSC Application Form (only needed for Autumn semester application).

  • Photocopy of passport (at least 2 years validity) personal information page;

  • Highest diploma (notarized photocopy);

  • Academic transcripts of the most advanced studies (notarized photocopy);

  • Two reference letters from two Professors or experts with equal titles in related fields;

  • CV and  research proposal (no less than 400 words for visiting scholars, no less than 500 words for postgraduates);

  • Language Proficiency Requirements: English Language Certificate; Or score reports of TOEFL, IELTS, CEFR, etc.; Or score reports of the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK);

  • Photocopies of degree thesis abstract, complete thesis (in soft copy) needed if it is written in English, and abstracts of maximum 5 representative academic papers (full paper are preferred), please do not submit the photocopies of unpublished papers;

  • No Objection Certificate issued by the current employer(Please indicate that the employer has on objection on you applying for the scholarship, and your study leave will be granted accordingly);

  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Please take health examination in the hospitals designated by the Chinese Embassy);

  • Acceptance letter. Applicants with acceptance letter from CAAS professors are preferred.

  • Note: All application documents are non-refundable regardless of the applicant’s admission status.


December of 2017 or April of 2018 depending on the program you choose

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