Regulations on the Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Students
Chapter One General Introduction
Article 1 To further develop the education of overseas students, an increasing number of international students are welcome to take their study in Jiangxi with the promotion of cultural communication as well as cultivation of college talents, above all, deepening the internationalization of higher education institutes in Jiangxi province. According to the Guidance on the Mid and Long term Reform and Development of Jiangxi Province from year 2010 to 2020 as well as Jiangxi Action Plan of International Education, the Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Students has been supposed to be launched since 2013 on the basis of basic requirements and education situation in our province, whose regulations is aimed to enhance the efficiency as well as the scientific management of how to utilize the scholarship.
Article 2 The scholarship is sponsored by Jiangxi provincial government, managed and supervised by provincial education department and financial department.
Article 3 The scholarship is issued once a year with the principle of fairness competition.
Chapter Two Coverage
Article 4 The scholarship is accessible to overseas students in all higher education institutes of Jiangxi province.
Article 5 The scholarship is open to those international students with good virtues, academic performance and terms with China citizens, including doctorate, postgraduate, bachelor as well as general scholar with more than half a year study duration in Jiangxi, but excluding those from Hong Kong and Macao and Taiwan.
Chapter Three Standards and Requirements
Article 6 There are three categories of the scholarship, which are the following:
Category A:RMB25000/year, for excellent foreign students of doctorate or master degree programs in higher education institutions of Jiangxi Province.
Category B: RMB20000/year, for excellent foreign students of bachelor degree programs in higher education institutions of Jiangxi Province.
Category C: RMB6000/year, for excellent foreign General Scholar in higher education institutions of Jiangxi Province.
Article 7 The requirements for application are as follows:
1.<![endif]>Doctoral student: he or she with age less than 40 years old is supposed to have achieved master degree and obtained recommendation letter from at least two professors or associate professors.
2.<![endif]>Postgraduate student: he or she with age less than 35 years old is supposed to have achieved bachelor degree and obtained recommendation letter from at least two professors or associate professors.
3.<![endif]>Undergraduate student: he or she with age less than 25 years old is supposed to have achieved certificate of high school.
4.<![endif]>General scholar: he or she shall have the study duration of more than 6 months.
5.<![endif]>The applicant shall have his or her own passport and be kind to Chinese also keep a healthy statement.
6.<![endif]>The applicant shall abide by Chinese laws and regulations and comply with the admission requirements.
7.<![endif]>The applicant that is on school shall be excellent and rank the top in class meanwhile has no misbehavior at school.
8.<![endif]>The applicant that majors on language and some related courses shall satisfy certain HSK proficiency, providing relevant certificates, like HSK,or other language credentials. Other applicants shall not be limited.
9.<![endif]>The applicant shall not apply or receive other scholarships from Chinese government.
Chapter Four Application and Review
Article 8 The provincial education department shall issue the specific number and fund to respective universities before January each year under the help of provincial financial department on the basis of the amount of students, categories of grades as well as the academic performances of international students over the last year.
Article 9 The preliminary review of the application is held by universities, where there should be a special panel for the scholarship review and designated personnel in charge. Normally, the review begins from January to May every year and the school will decide the exact date. As for the applicants, written application shall be submitted, one-two copies:
1.<![endif]>The application form of Jiangxi Provincial government scholarship for overseas students
2.<![endif]>The notarized degrees or certificates achieved and copied transcripts
3.<![endif]>Copy of your Passport
5.<![endif]>Recommendation Letter(except undergraduate students and general scholars)
6.<![endif]>The study plan in China and the conduct testimonials(a must for the freshman)
All these materials shall be saved.
Article 10 Universities are supposed to well-organize the application procedures in accordance to the designated fund and distributed quota. Then matching review is held with fairness,transparency and merit-based principle. Lastly, the result will be exposed on official website for one week and the related reviewed materials should be submitted to education department before June each year.
Article 11 The panel from education department will review the candidates from universities, then publicizing them on official website for one week. Lastly, an official announcement will be issued with written papers.
Chapter 5 Grant, Management and Supervision
Article 12 Scholarship shall be granted to students every October by universities who are supposed to utilize it to pay tuition fees, textbooks, accommodations as well as insurance fees. For universities, a written report is required to be submitted to education department as well as a record form of Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas students.
Article 13 Universities shall put more much emphasis on the propaganda and implementation of the scholarship application. They should advocate and popularize the application proceedings through overseas fund committee for international students, overseas consulate, overseas schools and official websites of provincial education department, covering required qualification about applicants, applicable majors and specific number of students as well as exact amount of scholar.
Article 14 Universities shall establish matching mechanism to comply with the Provincial Government Scholarship, which entitles a 5 percent of the total tuition fees as the school scholarship.
Article 15 Education and financial department shall encourage entrepreneurs, social communities as well as private-funded companies and personnel to set up scholarships for international students.
Article 16 Universities shall strictly conduct the rules mentioned in this regulation. Meanwhile, ledger accounting and earmark are known in the review of scholarship. At the same time, no one can intercept, usurp and embezzlement are forbidden meanwhile the inspection and supervision are under way by financial department, auditors and management department.
Article 17 Universities shall strengthen their management and pay much attention to the preliminary review and official granting, ensuring that the scholarship matches the right candidates. The inspection committee composed of panels chosen by education department conducts supervision on the utilization and management of scholarship in universities, and the evaluated results, including the performance of scholarship management, the growth of the number of international students as well as teaching and research achievements, will be adopted as the reference and evidence for the review of scholarship for the coming years.
Chapter Six Supplementary
Article 18 Universities shall make their own specific regulations based on this one.
Article 19 This regulation comes into effect immediately as it issues. The previous one issued in 2006 will be invalidated.
Article 20 Provincial Financial and Education department are responsible for the regulations.
Attachment: 1. The Application form of Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Student.
2.<![endif]>The Record Form OF Jiangxi Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Student.