Chinese Government Scholarship for South Africans 2020 – 2021


The Chinese Government are awarding scholarship opportunities for postgraduate or Chinese language study South African students to study in China

Scholarships will be awarded to students in the following qualification levels: Bachelors degree, Masters degree, PhD, Advanced Studies and Chinese language.
PhD students: all fields of study
Other students: preference will be given to postgraduate students and those studying in the following fields:



Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

Visit to find out which programmes and institutions are available for this scholarship.


The application process is comprised of 2 parts:
1) Download and complete the Chinese Government Scholarship Application Form (pdf).
Email the completed application form to with “Chinese Scholarship Application, [Your surname]” in the subject line.

Please attach the following supporting documentation to your email:
Chinese language studies (non-degree students):

Bachelor’s degree students:

Postgraduate students (PhD/ Master’s/ Post-doc):

2) Shortlisted candidates must complete the CSC online application, available at, as well as complete a medical examination form. Candidates will be notified if they have been shortlisted.


22 March 2020.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
Department of Higher Education and Training: International Scholarships
Tel: 012 312 5287

Visit The DHET International Scholarships website ( for:
-Information about living and studying in Hungary
-List of available programmes and institutions

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Bursaries Open All Year Round