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Apply Time:For CSC Scholarship Programs:from January 1 to March 20;For other programs: from March 1 to April 30.Applicants must fill in real,correct,complete and valid information on the online system.The applicant should bear all consequences and responsibilities should there be any wrong,missing,false or invalid information that affects the admission and enrollment.APPLY NOW




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For International Students affairs:

Phone: (0086-10) 62736704

E-mail: cauie@cau.edu.cn

Chinese Government Scholarship-CAU Graduate Program

China Agricultural University (CAU) warmly welcome international students apply for Chinese Government Scholarship and study at CAU.


I. Categories of Applicants and Duration of Scholarships

- Master’s Degree Students: 2-3 academic years

- Doctoral Degree Students: 4 academic years

The instruction language could be either Chinese or English. (Please see Attachmentfor available programs). Applicants who apply for courses instructed in Chinese are required to take one year Chinese language course prior to the academic study if their Chinese is not qualified. Only by passing the examinations after the Chinese language course, could they start their academic studies. The one-year Chinese language study is also covered by the scholarship.  


II. Criteria and Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must:

-be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health;

GPA above 3.0;

Last diploma obtained from a institution with well academic reputation;

-Applicant has relatively strong academic background in the field he/she intends to apply;


-be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s degree programs;


-be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral degree programs;

This program generally does not support registered students who are studying in China When applying for this scholarship.


III Scholarship Coverage
This is a full scholarship which covers

-tuition waiver;

-accommodation;

-stipend;

-medical insurance;


Note: International travel expenses: self-afforded.

If you want to know more detail of the scholarship, please visit the website at: http://www.campuschina.org/.


IV Application Procedure 

Firstly, register and submit your online application at the CSC Online Application System for International Students at  https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/#/register   and register to fill in and print the Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship after submitting it online. Please submit the form again if you made any changes on it. (Program Type: B, CAU Agency No.: 10019) ;

Next, register and submit your online application at China Agricultural University Online Application System for International Students at  http://apply.cau.edu.cn.

Submit all your application documents (in Chinese or English)to CAU International Student Office before March 15th

You can check V, Application Documents for a detailed checklist.

V. Application Materials (Please prepare as the list below. Electronic or fax copies are not accepted or returned. All the materials as well as application fee will not be returned.)

1) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in DUPLICATE)

2) CAU Application Form for International Students(Apply on http://apply.cau.edu.cn)

3) Two recommendation letters from either professors or associate professors, in Chinese or English

4) Personal Statement

5) Notarized highest diploma(degree certificate) and transcriptsthe original and copy of each one, issued directly by your school/university or public notary office with an official stamp. Prospective diploma recipients should submit an official pre-graduation certificate, transcript and on-school performance certificate issued by your current school, the pre-graduation certificate should prove not only your current student status, but also the expected degree certificate and graduation date. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English should attach notarized Chinese or English translations. (Bachelor Degree is required for Master programs and Master Degree is required for Doctoral programs).

*Applicants who have ever worked , need to submit the original working certificate.

6) HSK Report or other Chinese Language Certificate copy (if you have) ;Valid English level certificate for English-medium program (e. g TOEFL or IELTS).

7) A study or research plan written in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words)

8) Scanned copy of valid ordinary passport (personal information page, validity of passport should be at least until Dec. 31, 2020).

9) Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (available at http://www.campuschina.org/) (provided by Chinese quarantine authority. Applicants are expected to keep the original copies to apply entry to China) filled in English or Chinese.  The medical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid.  The medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration while determining the time to take the medical examination.


10)Published academic papers or other academic achievements (if applicable) 

11)Acceptance letter from the professor of China Agricultural University (if available)..


VI. Languages of Instructions and Teaching



Although most of the CAU professors and Supervisors can communicate in English, at the moment, most of the main courses are still instructed in Chinese. Thus the applicants with no command of Chinese are generally required to take Remedial Chinese language courses for 1 year in China before their major studies. The Chinese language study is also covered by the scholarship. If students take one-year Chinese language course, the duration of the scholarship will be extended for one year.


VI. Languages of Instructions and Teaching
Although most of the CAU professors and Supervisors can communicate in English, at the moment, most of the main courses are still instructed in Chinese. Thus the applicants with no command of Chinese are generally required to take Remedial Chinese language courses for 1 year in China before their major studies. The Chinese language study is also covered by the scholarship. If students take one-year Chinese language course, the duration of the scholarship will be extended for one year.

VII Admission and Enrollment 

1)  China Agricultural University (CAU) will organize professional experts to review materials of applicants, which will be reported to the Chinese Government Scholarships Council(CSC) for approval. CAU will send the Admission Notice and Visa Application Form (JW201) to successful applicants then.

2) Accepted Students must register on time according to CAU’s requirements. Those who are not on time with no reasons will be canceled of CSC Scholarship as well as admission of CAU.

3) Those who have unqualified Physical Examination will be canceled of CSC Scholarship as well as admission of CAU.

4) The Scholarship recipients shall not change their host university, field of study, or duration of study unless they give up the scholarship.
5)According to the regulations from CSC, scholarship students will take annual evaluation organized by the host University. Those who pass the evaluation could have the opportunity for next year’s scholarship.


VIII. Contact Information
International Office  China Agricultural University

Mail: Room 412 Main Building No.17 Qinghua Donglu,Haidian District, Beijing, 100083, P.R.CHINA

Phone: +86 10 62736704     

Fax: +86 10 6273 7704

E-mail: cauie@cau.edu.cn 

Website: http://admissions.cau.edu.cn 



Attachment

 

Programs available for CGS-CAU

 

Language: Chinese  (Majors with ※ can be taught in English)

Colleges

Disciplines

Master

Ph.D

Agronomy and Biotechnology

Crop Cultivation and Farming System

3 Years

4 Years

Crop Genetics and Breeding

3 Years

4 Years

Seed Science and Technology

3 Years

4 Years

Plant Protection

Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control

3 Years

4 Years

Plant Pathology

3 Years

4 Years

Plant Quarantine and Agricultural Ecological Health

3 Years

4 Years

Horticulture

Olericulture

3 Years

4 Years

Pomology  

3 Years

4 Years

Ornamental Horticulture

3 Years

4 Years

Biological Science

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2 Years

4 Years

Botany

2 Years

4 Years

Genetics

2 Years

4 Years

Microbiology

2 Years

4 Years

Physiology

2 Years

4 Years

Animal Science and Technology

Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction

3 Years

4 Years

Animal Nutrition and Feed Science

3 Years

4 Years

Bioengineering For Animal Husbandry

3 Years

4 Years

Grassland Science And Technology

Practaculture Science

3 Years

4 Years

Veterinary Medicine

Basic Veterinary Medicine

3 Years

4 Years

Clinic Veterinary Medicine

3 Years

4 Years

Preventive Veterinary Medicine

3 Years

4 Years

Veterinary Bioengineering

3 Years

4 Years

Veterinary Public Health

3 Years

4 Years

Food Science and Nutritional Engineering

Cereals, Oils and Vegetable Protein Engineering

3 Years

4 Years

Food Biotechnology

3 Years

4 Years

Food Science and Engineering

3 Years

4 Years

Nutrition and Food Safety

3 Years

4 Years

Processing and Storage of Agricultural Products

3 Years

4 Years

Resources and Environmental Sciences

Land Use and Information Technology

2 Years

4 Years

Ecology

2 Years

4 Years

Plant Nutrition

2 Years

4 Years

Agricultural Meteorology

2 Years

4 Years

 Land Science And Technology

Soil Science

2 Years

4 Years

Resource & Environmental Science and Plant Protection 

3 Years

 

Information and Electrical Engineering

Agricultural Electrification and Automation

3 Years

4 Years

Engineering

Agricultural Engineering 

3 Years

4 Years

Water Resources and Civil Engineering

Agricultural Water-Soil Engineering

3 Years

4 Years

Agricultural Bio-environment and Energy Engineering

3 Years

4 Years

Science

Pesticide Science

3 Years

4 Years